MALTA – The Town Board will study the impact of replacing one of two vacant senior planner positions with an in-house professional engineer despite continued discussions of delays to the work of updating town zoning due to understaffing in the planning department.
Reporter Ashley Onyon is a graduate of the journalism program at SUNY Albany. She wrote for the Mohawk Valley Compass for two years covering the GASD Board of Education. She has contributed articles to The Mohawk Valley Independent and the annual journal Upstream.
BALLSTON SPA – Gordon Creek Elementary School will begin offering the BackPack Program for 17 students this week thanks to a $3,000 donation from Ballston Spa Elks Lodge 2619 presented during Wednesday’s Ballston Spa Central School District Board of Education meeting.
BALLSTON – Residents packed town hall for the opportunity to comment on a proposed local law to amend town zoning during a public hearing session that took place prior to Tuesday’s Town Board agenda meeting.
MALTA – Water was restored to residents of the Malta Gardens mobile home park last week after some residents went 11 days without service and a boil water advisory was lifted Sunday according to spokesman Ron Simoncini.
BALLSTON SPA – Members of the Ballston Spa Middle School drama club, Launching Pad Productions, attended Wednesday’s Ballston Spa Central School District Board of Education meeting to spread the word about their upcoming production of “Shrek the Musical.”
BALLSTON – The Town Board narrowly approved a measure referring proposed plans for a rental community for residents aged 55 and up to the Ballston Planning Board for concept review Tuesday.
Updated 1/11/18 at 9:10 p.m.–A statement received from Solomon Group said, “On January 1, 2018, water service was disrupted at Malta Gardens, a mobile home park, and Malta Pointe, a garden apartment community, in an incident triggered by severe cold and exacerbated by excess water use by mobile home park residents attempting to avoid pipes freezing.
BALLSTON – The Burnt Hills Fire Department held a public forum Tuesday to update community members in advance of a second public referendum on the proposal to build a new firehouse.
MALTA – The Town Board will consider imposing a six-month moratorium on ground mounted solar panels and solar farms next month following a public hearing.
BALLSTON SPA – The Village Board of Trustees presented contributions to the Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association and the Ballston Area Community Center Monday.