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Maltby Hollow Brook Stream Corridor Assessment Meeting

Shaun McAdams of Barton & Loguidice will meet with the Flood Advisory Committee to present the results of the Maltby Hollow Stream Corridor Assessment on December 19th, 6 pm, at the Town Meeting Hall in Shokan. The Town of Olive, in coordination with the Ashokan Watershed Stream Management Program (AWSMP) conducted the stream corridor assessment…

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Ashokan Rail Trail Information Meeting December 1st

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein and the Ulster County Department of Planning invite you to a public information meeting, Thursday, December 1st, 7 pm at the Onteora High School Auditorium at 4166 Route 28 in Boiceville.  The Ulster County Rail Trail Project known as the “Ashokan Rail Trail” is a 11.5 mile recreational trail that…

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Presentation on City Funded Flood Buyout Program at November 15th Board Meeting

In 2014 the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP) agreed to fund a Flood Buyout (FBO) program.  Prior to the City funded FBO, NYCDEP could only purchase vacant property in the West of Hudson Watershed.  NYCDEP will now be able to purchase properties with structures, including residences or commercial buildings that are either…

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Ulster County Broadband Survey

Dear Olive Resident, The Town of Olive has been asked to participate in a county-wide survey assessing the cable/internet needs of our community. The Ulster County Office of Economic Development is looking at unserved and underserved areas to determine areas that need help in getting broadband. We in Olive may have an advantage due to…

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NYC DEP Responds to Town Regarding Route 28A

On August 9th the Town Board sent correspondence to the City of New York Commissioner pointing out the many safety issues and inferior road conditions regarding Route 28A.  The drop offs alongside Route 28A are deepening due to erosion and crumbling of the edges of the road and the culverts are deteriorating.  Route 28A needs…

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Message from the NYS Depart­ment of Envi­ron­men­tal Con­ser­va­tion

A message was sent out Friday by the NYS Department of Envi­ron­men­tal Con­ser­va­tion announcing that Shandaken Tunnel flows have been reduced. The NYSDEC is requesting anglers to not fish the Esopus Creek from the Shandaken Portal down to the Ashokan Reservoir. Please read more about this message at: http://ashokanstreams.org/shandaken-tunnel-flows-reduced/ https://www.facebook.com/NYSDEC/  

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Olive Day 2016

In the mid 1970’s the Olive Democratic Party held the first Olive Day at Davis Park.  This established annual event has been a time for town residents to gather together to celebrate our community with family, friends, and neighbors.     A grant was received from the State for all towns in the Route 28…

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Town Office Closed on Tuesday August 30th

The Town of Olive Offices will close at 10 a.m. on Tuesday morning, August 30th so that we may attend the funeral of Madison Creagan.  The offices will reopen after the funeral mid afternoon. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Police Officer Barry Creagan and his family in the loss of beautiful Madison. Sylvia

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Olive Day September 10th

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Catskills Mountain Scenic Byway Launches Website

The Catskill Mountains Scenic Byway, receiving official designation by New York State in November 2015, is now being promoted through a new website:   www.sceniccatskills.com Covering more than 50 miles, the Catskill Mountains Scenic Byway winds along Route 28 from Olive to Andes and follows the road’s historic route through the hamlets of Phoenicia and…

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