A public hearing was held on Tuesday, September 9, to allow comment on a proposed Town of Webb ordinance dealing with access to communication towers on McCauley Mountain.
The ordinance would charge a fee to companies with equipment on the mountain to offset town costs related to maintaining that equipment.
Non-profit agencies with equipment on McCauley, including emergency service providers, would not have to pay the fee, according to the board. Continue reading
To Senator Farley, Congressman Butler and
The Town of Webb Town Board and the communities that it represents would like to express our concerns on the disrepair of State Route 28.
Route 28 is the only road through this area. We feel that it is unacceptable for many reasons.
Those of us that travel the road daily, our vehicles are beat to death over the unavoidable pot holes and uneven blacktop spots…unacceptable. Continue reading
Town of Webb Supervisor, Ted Riehle says it has been a busy week with the engineers and contractors examining the TOBIE Trail, Lock and Dam, and The Eagle Bay Welcome Center.
At the town board meeting on Tuesday, June 10th, there was a lot of discussion about the updates to these three projects. Continue reading
The Town of Webb Board met for its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 8, in Old Forge, where it decided on new rates for the Old Forge Water District, and discussed heating efficiency options for two town-owned buildings, among other business.
Town Supervisor Ted Riehle reported that he attended a presentation last week about the purported benefits of wood pellet heat.
A representative of a company in Poland suggested an arrangement that would involve cost-sharing that could result from a NYSERDA grant.
CAP-21 Executive Director Nick Rose also attended the presentation at Supervisor Riehle’s request. Continue reading
The Town of Webb Board met on Tuesday, January 14, for its regular monthly meeting in Old Forge, where it discussed and took action on the following.
• The Adirondack Commu-nity Housing Trust has requested that the board allow a presentation in the Town of Webb, that would explain how the group can assist with home purchases. Emily Kilburn, a representative, said potential grant assistance is available for down payments, closing costs, and/or repairs for homebuyers in the community.
• The board resolved to adopt a Complete Streets approach to design and construction of streets, bridges or other portions of the Town of Webb’s transportation network when feasible, would allow additional funding eligibility.
Recognized by New York State, Complete Streets design principles apply to sidewalks, paved shoulders suitable for cycling, designated bike lanes, lane striping, road signage, crosswalks, curb ramps, and pedestrian crossing signage.