Knox

KNOX — The town of Knox became one of 70 recipients of a statewide grant to improve its records system. The town received $23,156 after town Clerk Tara Murphy applied for it this past winter.

Knox has gotten a $100,000 grant from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority after the town completed a fourth and final energy-saving action item.

In Knox, town board members debated at a specially held meeting how to best notify the public about an upcoming public hearing for a proposed business district at the intersection of routes 156 and 157. 

A lawsuit from Altamont against Knox, challenging the assessment, is expected to go to court soon.

The results of a lab report in Knox indicate there are higher than recommended levels of contaminants in the Knox Highway Garage’s well water. 

In Knox, furniture and other unwanted items are often left at the transfer station. The town is now seeking a partnership with the Capital Region Furniture Bank, which would take some of the furniture and bring it to those in need.

In Knox, a proposed solar array was debated again at a second public hearing held by the town’s planning board, with many against it due to concerns about construction, the viewshed, and wildlife.

Amy Pokorny, Vasilios Lefkaditis

Although elections are half-a-year away, two candidates have announced they are running for Knox town supervisor: Vasilios Lefkaditis, the current supervisor, and Amy Pokorny, a town councilwoman.

KNOX — It’s spring and with it comes rain, robins, Easter, and vacation!  We covered it all during April!

Setting up a system to easily certify home businesses that don’t disturb neighbors or the environment would benefit all.

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