Niagara Bottling Company

  11/12/14  Ulster County Industrial Development Agency ToU Supervisor James Quigley requests consent for Lead Agency to IDA. 10/16/14  Town of Ulster Town Board Meeting Public Comment In its entirety  10/16/14  Kingston Community Radio Supervisor Jim Quigley (Starts at 7:12) 10/15/14  Kingston Community Radio Mayor Shayne Gallo (Starts at 1:32:44)    

Niagara Bottling Company Proposal

10/7/14 – KINGSTON COMMON COUNCIL Part 1 – Public Speaking includes Mayor Shayne Gallo, Judy Hansen, Rebecca Martin from KingstonCitizens.org and Alex Beauchamp from Food & Water Watch. Rebecca Martin, KingstonCitizens.org Speech Text  Alex Beaucamp, Food & Water Watch Speech Text Part 2 – Public Speaking Part 3 – Public Speaking ### 10/8/14 – KINGSTON … Read more…

Niagara Bottling Company

  2/13/15 – Times Herald Record “Niagara Bottling pulls plug on proposed town of Ulster Plant” 2/13/15 – Daily Freeman “Niagara Bottling Drops Plan to Build Water Bottling Plant in the Town of Ulster.” 1/6/15 – Daily Freeman “Ulster Bottling Plant Proposal Woodstock’s Primary Concern for 2015.” 12/20/14 – Poughkeepsie Journal “Fracking Ban Reflects Power … Read more…

Niagara Bottling Company Proposal. Could Tax Abatement For 10 Years Impact Kingston City School District?

By Rebecca Martin The Niagara Bottling Co. project is looking to come to the area taking advantage of the ‘Start-Up NY” initiative (‘Start-Up NY’ helps you start, expand or relocate your qualified business to a tax-free zone in NY State’) In simple terms, that means that if they were to ever come to Tech City … Read more…

TAKE ACTION: Print Materials for Public Distribution on the Niagara Bottling Co. Proposal.

Here are print materials for public distribution in both English and Spanish on the Niagara Bottling Co. and how you can help to get the word out for more citizen input on the proposed use/purchase of Kingston City Water. Print out and make copies for your neighbors who do not have a computer. Help us … Read more…

Jobs: Urban Agriculture and Niagara Bottling Co.

  By Rebecca Martin Niagara Bottling Co. wants to come to the area (tax free) to bottle and to sell 1.75 million gallons of Kingston City Water (Cooper Lake) per day. The Water may be tax free too. It is unclear whether or not that to be the case at this time. The City of … Read more…

Kingston Citizens: Niagara Bottling Company Project. YOUR WATER IS IN PLAY.

  By Rebecca Martin We have recently created a Facebook invitation for the next Common Council meeting on Tuesday, October 7th.  Please consider coming to speak during public comment (at the beginning of the meeting) on the proposed Niagara Bottling Co. plan to bottle and sell Kingston City Water. The timing here is crucial, given that … Read more…

Village of Saugerties “SEQRA Review For Niagara Water Bottling”

By Rebecca Martin Village of Saugerties Trustee Patrick Landewe recently wrote a letter to the Town of Ulster as Lead Agency respectfully requesting ‘to be contacted during the course of the SEQR process as a courtesy’ to keep informed as an ‘interested’ agency. Landewe thanks the Town of Ulster for ‘taking the lead and initiating … Read more…

Niagara Not Included in Start-Up NY Announcement Today (12/29/14)

The awaited decision from Governor Cuomo was issued today. Two of the five proposals submitted to Start-Up NY by SUNY Ulster were selected, but do not include Niagara Bottling. We are very pleased. Start-Up NY is a new program, and we’ve seen multiple announcements made over the last 6 months at participating campuses. Until we … Read more…

SUNY Ulster President Donald Katt: Please Share Documents To Show Niagara Jobs and Salaries.

By Rebecca Martin “There’s really been some misrepresentation,” said Katt. “These are well-paying jobs.” say President Donald Katt. READ  the article in the Kingston Times If Katt has information on the jobs and salaries offered by Niagara that the public does not, then make it available to us. Only at which time can we place … Read more…