Sunday, February 27, 2022

Meetings of Interest in the Week Ahead

This week, February ends and March begins. As we move closer to spring, here are the meetings happening this week.
  • On Tuesday, March 1, the Conservation Advisory Council meets at 6:00 p.m. No agenda is yet available. Click here to join the Zoom meeting.
  • On Wednesday, March 2, the Hudson Industrial Development Agency (IDA) meets at different time of day: 4:00 p.m. At the February meeting of the IDA, Mike Tucker listed the new projects likely to come before the IDA in 2022. The only one that might be presented at this meeting is the Galvan Foundation proposal to develop a hotel at Warren and Fourth streets. The project has already been presented to the Planning Board
Click here to join the IDA meeting on Zoom.

  • Also on Wednesday, March 2, the Common Council Legal Committee meets at 6:00 p.m. At its special meeting last Thursday, the committee took up the issue of adjusting ward boundaries to reflect changes in population of the wards reported in the 2020 census. Since 2016, when the current ward boundaries were drawn, there has been a 5 percent increase in the population of the First Ward, and a 7 percent decrease in the population of the Fourth Ward. 
At Thursday's meeting, the committee was still awaiting opinions from counsel to the Council and NYCOM (New York Conference of Mayors) on whether or not the changes in population required adjusting the ward boundaries to achieve wards of equal population. Click here to join the Zoom.


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