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PUTTING SNOW OR REFUSE INTO A STREET OR ROAD IS ILLEGAL Winter is rapidly approaching, and with it snow and the need for plowing, shoveling, and snow blowing of driveways, sidewalks, and parking lots. Article 1219 of New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law makes it illegal to plow, shovel, or blow snow into a…

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NYCDEP Reschedules Esopus Bridge Replacement Informational Meeting Dec. 16th

The Oct. 23rd NYCDEP  cancelled meeting for presenting information regarding the replacement of the Esopus Bridge (Five Arch Bridge) and alignment of Route 28A where it crosses the railroad tracks has been rescheduled for Tuesday, December 16th, 10 a.m. – 12 noon at the Town Meeting Hall in Shokan, NY.  The presentation will be followed by a…

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Senior Scam Prevention

On November 30, 2014 Senator James L. Seward announced that he will be hosting a free senior scam prevention forum on Tuesday December 9 at the Olive Free Library.  Senior Scam Prevention

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Part time Seasonal Position

The Town of Olive Recreation Department is accepting applications for the part time seasonal position of Pool Supervisor. Applicants must have the following certifications, Lifesaving Certificate, Lifeguard/Pool Management certificate. An applicant should have a minimum of 3 years of experience running a large swimming pool.  A full job Description is available on www. town.olive.ny.us Applications and…

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Local Flood Analysis RFP’s Received

The Flood Advisory Committee (FAC) has been presented with six engineering proposals for doing Local Flood Analysis on the Esopus Creek and a portion of the Bushkill Stream from Maltby Hollow Stream to the reservoir as well as completing a Townwide Flood Mitigation Plan.   A subcommittee was appointed to review all six of the…

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Landfill Repair Done In-House

In the mid to late 90’s the Town of Olive closed the Landfill on Beaverkill Road under New York State’s Solid Waste Management Facilities Regulations (Part 360).  Under these regulations comes the authority by which the State sets design standards and operational criteria for all solid waste management facilities.  The engineering site plan for closing the landfill was…

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Preliminary Budget 2015

The Town Board has finalized the 2015 Preliminary Budget which is available online and in the Town Clerk’s Office.  The overall increase in amount to be raised by tax is 2.7864%.  Public Hearing on the 2015 Budget will be held Thursday, November 6th, 7:00 pm at the Town Meeting Hall in Shokan.   I encourage all to…

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Oct. 23rd Meeting on Esopus Creek & Route 28A Bridge Design

The NYCDEP will present information regarding the  CAT 252 design of the Esopus Creek Bridge and the Route 28A bridge over the railroad tracks at a  meeting on Thursday, October 23rd, 10 a.m. – 12 noon at the Town Meeting Hall on Bostock Road in Shokan.   All are encouraged to attend.  There will be…

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October 14th Town Board Meeting

Due to Columbus Day the Town Board will not have a workshop/audit meeting on Monday preceding the regularly scheduled monthly meeting.  We will be meeting on Tuesday, October 14th, 7 pm at the Town Meeting Hall.   The Town Board has held three tentative budget workshop meetings on September 30th, October 6th & 9th and…

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September 8th Workshop Meeting

On September 1st an application was submitted to the Hudson River Valley Greenway Grant Program for a grant in the maximum amount of $10,000.  Funds, if received, will go towards developing a Town of Olive Flood Mitigation Plan.  Partial funding for completing this town-wide plan will be received from the Ashokan Watershed Stream Management Program….

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