Knox

While the town board will have the final say on the proposed multi-use recreational district in Knox, the planning and zoning boards have already weighed in, with mixed results.

The Albany County Planning Board gave nearly identical reasons as to why they disapproved of the proposed multi-use recreational district as they did when the town of Knox had proposed a business district in the same area.

The town of Knox submitted its 2016 annual report just last week. Its 2017 and 2018 reports have yet to be submitted, and an audit of the town by the state comptroller’s office is to be conducted this spring.

The Knox assessor said the supervisor intended to replace him in 2018; he decided some of the candidates would be suitable applicants when his term expired in 2019.

Knox is looking to sign up more people for check-ins with the Albany County Sheriff’s Office, though county officials say they already have an outreach effort.

Transfer-station workers fired on New Year’s Day say it was “personal and political,” not based on how they did their work.

KNOX — After not filing annual financial reports for the last two years, the town of Knox will be audited by the state comptroller’s office.

The Knox Zoning Board of Appeals will weigh in on the interpretation of a town law on home businesses after the planning board members could not come to an agreement on whether home businesses are subject to similar zoning restrictions as their business counterparts.

A request for a speed-limit reduction was met with disappointment in Knox. But an expert believes speed-limit reductions are not always the answers for traffic safety.

A 100-year-old annual dinner will be replaced with a new fundraiser as the Knox Reformed Church “passes the torch” to its younger congregants.

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