After nearly one year of working on a comprehensive solution to unregulated short-term rentals, such as Airbnb and VRBO listings, the Village unanimously passed a law to regulate such rentals. The short-term rental law included public participation throughout the entire process. Within the next week, the Village will send out a mailing to all property owners in the Village of Greenwood Lake notifying them of this law and the requirements for registering a short-term rental within the Village. The regulation itself, short-term rental forms and registration requirements will all be listed on the Village’s website. Our Building Department will schedule inspections in the month of May and all short-term rentals will be required to have a valid permit effective June 1, 2018. If you have any questions or would like to register a short-term rental, please contact our building department at 477-9217.
Greenwood Lake Radio – Every Friday!
Every Friday from 11 a.m. to 12 noon, I host “Greenwood Lake Radio” on WTBQ, our local news and talk radio station. The show can be streamed live on www.wtbq.com or you can listen at 93.5 FM or 1110 AM. We accept callers who would like to talk about any topic. You can call in at 651-1110. Tune in to hear all about Greenwood Lake this Friday and every Friday!
- Teen Center – every Wed., 4-6 p.m. (under 13 years old) & 6-8 p.m. (13-17 years old).
- Adult Open Gym Basketball – every Fri., 8-10 p.m. at the G.L. Middle School.
- Youth Open Gym Basketball – every Mon., 8-10 p.m. (seventh to 12th grade) at the G.L. Middle School, located at 1247 Lakes Rd. in Monroe.
- Little League Parade & Opening Day – Sat., Apr. 21, 8:30 a.m.
- Grace Lutheran Paper Shredding – Sat., Apr. 21, 9 a.m.-12 noon at Grace Lutheran Church, 25 Waterstone Rd.
- Boy Scout Troop 121 Fundraiser – Sat., Apr. 21, 6-10 p.m., G.L. Elks Lodge, 35 Chestnut St.
The above column, written by Village of Greenwood Lake Mayor Jesse Dwyer, has been published in the Apr. 11 issue of the Warwick Valley Dispatch.