As I have been kept busy with Town and County issues, it is now past time for an updated newsletter. Here are some highlights from the last several months of local government.
Last June the town once again hosted “Big Truck Day” which is sponsored by the Kinderhook Library. It was for the second year a great success. The event is scheduled again for this year on June 21st 2014, hope you will all plan to join us.
Read more: Supervisor's Report -- Feb. 2014
When I wrote the first Supervisors report in December of last year for our new web site release, I intended to write every quarter, now being the last week of May, I thought I should take a minute to share highlights of past few months in Town and County Government.
I mentioned in the last report that the Hydro-Electric plant was online. Progress continues there as both generators are functioning now most of the time. Periodic work on penstocks continues, as does plans for some building repairs at the plant. Albany Engineering plans a rededication for August to be celebrated on our annual Historic Stuyvesant Day which will be August 10th. Please plan to join us for a town wide picnic at the Sandbar at noon and you will be able to attend the rededication at 2pm that day, and see the plant in operation.
Read more: Supervisor's Report - May 2013
As we near the close of 2012, I would like to take a quick reflection on some of
the issues the board worked on this year. While I would like count these
subjects as achievements, I fully respect that many of these issues were
influenced by previous administrations and without the help of all of our
department heads and residents around town; none of these would be
Read more: Supervisor Knott's 2012 Report -- Updated
Supervisor Knott’s Newsletter
I would like to share some information from town & county Government.
Stuyvesant Falls Hydro project is shaping up very well. National Grid was able to connect new power supplies on the Friday prior to the recent storm that now has crews very busy. This connection was required to allow Albany Engineering to complete their installation work. When I visited on Halloween day, the raceway had been opened to allow water leaving the turbines to return to the creek, final bearing placement was taking place on the generators, and they continue on the goal of producing power this year.
Read more: Supervisor's Report