Plattsburgh Common Council

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New York may be relatively late to the medical marijuana game, but city councilors in Plattsburgh are trying to get ahead when it comes to the nascent industry. As WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports, the city council passed a resolution last night supporting medical marijuana businesses in the city.

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Plattsburgh city councilors approved the 2015 budget last night. But first they debated whether a new job should be added to the recreation department.

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For what is believed to be the first time, city councilors in Plattsburgh will allow religious displays in the city park during this holiday season — with some restrictions.

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A proposal to create an oil train task force put before Plattsburgh City Councilors was withdrawn last night by its sponsor.

Two weeks ago, city councilors in Plattsburgh considered a resolution to create an oil train task force. The measure was tabled after several concerns were raised, including its clarity and process.

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City councillors in Plattsburgh have tabled a resolution to create an oil train task force.
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Republicans in Plattsburgh are considering legal action as they claim mishandling of absentee ballots is increasing as election day looms.

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All of the seats on Plattsburgh’s Common Council and the Mayor’s position are open in this year’s election.  On Monday, city Republicans introduced their line up of candidates for each of the seats in City Hall.

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Plattsburgh city Republicans caucused late last week and chose their slate of candidates to challenge the Democrats vying for all City Hall seats in the November election.

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All six of the city of Plattsburgh’s common council seats, and the mayor’s position, are open this year. City Democrats have quickly selected a slate of candidates, and this past weekend, they introduced themselves to the voters.