Enviromental Protection Forum in Rhinebeck

 Congresswoman Gillibrand will host an energy forum at Town Hall this Monday, Presidents’ Day, 11:30 AM to 1 PM, exploring opportunities for renewable energy in our region.

2. The Town Board will hold an Environmental Workshop on April 23rd, the day after international Earth Day, to consider various ways the town can play a leadership role in promoting renewable energy and protecting the environment.

 3. The Conservation Advisory Council is seeking FOUR NEW MEMBERS! The Council is Rhinebeck’s official public body concerned about the natural environment. For 2007, the Council is seeking to upgrade its status to a Conservation Advisory Board and to cover both the Town and Village. In addition, the Council plans to complete the Biodiversity Study and use it when reviewing Planning and Zoning Board applicants; to draft a Tree Law for both Town and Village Board consideration and a Local Wetlands Law; to reassess water quality in our streams; to pursue putting utility wires underground; and to support all efforts to conserve and convert fossil fuel to renewable energy.

Summer Recreation: Seeking Two Great Leaders for Summer 2007 Camp Director & Pool Director The Recreation Director for the Town of Rhinebeck is seeking to fulfill two dynamic leadership roles for the summer of 2007: Camp Director will oversee the day-to-day operations of our six week community day-camp program.

The program is for children ages 6-12 and runs from Monday June 25th thru Friday August 3rd.

 Director will also have responsibilities prior to and post the camp season, such as hiring, planning and organizing. Camp Hours are Monday – Friday 9:00-4:00pm. Applicants must have a degree in Education, Recreation or a minimum of fours years of camp or related experience. Additionally, applicants must be certified in CPR/First Aid. Salary is $4000.

 Pool Director will oversee the day-to-day operations of our community pool and supervise all pool staff. Pool is open weekends beginning Memorial Day weekend and is open full-time June 18th through Labor Day weekend. Director will also have responsibilities prior to and post the pool season. Applicants must be certified in CPR/First Aid and have supervisory experience. Lifeguarding and pool experience preferred. Salary is $6000.

 To apply for either of these positions, please send cover letter and resume before March 15th to Karri Wolfe, Recreation Director, Town of Rhinebeck, 80 East Market St., Rhinebeck, NY 12572 or kawolfe@frontiernet.net

 For further information call Karri Wolfe at (845)943-9526. Also, please be advised that opportunities for seasonal employment as a lifeguard at the town pool and as a counselor for the summer day camp program are available.

Please contact Recreation Director Karri Wolf at the above phone number or email.

Property Assessment Oversight: The Board of Assessment Review (BAR) has four openings. It operates during the Month of May to consider property-owner appeals of the annual assessment update. If your are interested in serving or if you have questions about what volunteer participation on the BAR entails, please contact town board member Dod Crane at  dodc@sca-corp.com.