Kiryas Joel expansion vote set for Tuesday

After intense pressure by voters, the town board agreed Monday night to vote on Kiryas Joel's expansion plans Tuesday at noon.

After intense pressure by voters, the town board agreed Monday night to vote on Kiryas Joel's expansion plans Tuesday at noon.

After intense pressure by voters, the town board agreed Monday night to vote on Kiryas Joel's expansion plans Tuesday at noon. (8/31/15)

MONROE - In less than one week, the Town of Monroe must come to a decision on a controversial land deal that would double the size of the village of Kiryas Joel.

After intense pressure by voters, the town board agreed Monday night to vote on Kiryas Joel's expansion plans Tuesday at noon.

Concerned Monroe residents packed into the meeting as the Sept. 8 deadline to vote on their Orthodox Jewish neighbors' plans to expand draws dear.

Tensions were high among those who oppose the Kiryas Joel plan to take hundreds of acres of land from Monroe to build high-density housing.

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Monroe/Kiryas Joel Vote

Call for details about Sept. 8 meeting : (845) 783-1900

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