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NYS Bag Waste Reduction Act – FAQs

The New York State Bag Waste Reduction Act (Environmental Conservation Law Article 27, Title 28)   Frequently Asked Questions:   Who does the single-use plastic ban apply to? The ban will apply to anyone required to collect New York State

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON EIGHT YEAR AND ANNUAL REVIEW OF AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT NO. 124

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing will be held by the County Legislature of Greene County, State of New York, in the Legislative Meeting Room, County Office Building, 411 Main Street, Catskill, New York on the 19th day

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NYS-Mandated Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags begins on March 1, 2020

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo introduced the “New York State Plastic Bag Waste Reduction Act,” in the 2019/20 State Budget which institutes a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags and empowers counties and cities to impose a $0.05 fee on paper

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2019 Ellen Rettus Planning Achievement Awards

Each year the Greene County Planning Board and Greene County Legislature partner to present the Ellen Rettus Planning Achievement Awards.  Ellen Rettus was a long term County Planning Board member who served for several years as Chairperson of the Greene

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Resolution #393-19 – Approving Standard Workday for Elected & Appointed Officials for Retirement Purposes

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Resolution #394-19 – Establishing Standard Workdays for Employees/Positions

 

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Greene History Notes: The Life of General Nathanael Greene

By David Dorpfeld, Greene County Historian I imagine that many people don’t give a lot of thought to how Greene County got its name. Some people might think it is because we have so much forested land that it makes

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County Lawmakers Take a Stand Against State-Mandated Bail Elimination

Greene County Legislature Resolution No. 324-19 Urges Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature to “Hit the Pause Button on Bail Reform and Get-Out-Of-Jail-Free Cards” for criminals. During the final stages of adopting its FY 2020 budget, the

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Notice of Public Hearing – Local Law #3 of 2019

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Notice of Public Hearing – Local Law #2 of 2019

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