By Rebecca Martin
While cleaning out boxes of old materials, I came across three of the original “Ward 9 Community Group” newsletters from back in 2007. We’ve been at this a long time. The Ward 9 Community Group was the effort that ultimately established KingstonCitizens.org as it is known today.
June 21st, 2007 (Click on image for full newsletter)
Our monthly educational forum featured former Mayor James Sottile and GAR Associates to discuss the revaluation process in Kingston. The outcome, some residents saw their taxes double within a years time.
Minutes from a prior month’s educational forum on Sex offenders and current County Laws with former legislators Frank Dart and Jeannette Provenzano as well as DA Don Williams and more.
July 19th, 2007 (Click on image for full newsletter)
Our monthly educational forum featured the historian Lowell Thing to discuss how to care and repair your historic Bluestone Sidewalk.
Minutes from a prior month’s educational forum on GAR Associates and Former Mayor James Sottile to explain the revaluation process, and more.
August 16th, 2007 (Click on image for full newsletter)
Our monthly educational forum featured then Director of SUNY Ulster Retired and Senior Volunteer Program “Volunteering in your community: citizenship can make a difference!” The following month, we hosted the first educational forum on updating the City of Kingston Comprehensive Plan with Jennifer Schwartz Berky, Suzanne Cahill and Dennis Doyle. There were over 100 citizens in attendance!
Minutes from a prior month’s educational forum on caring for your Bluestone Sidewalks with Lowell Thing, and more.