FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 17, 2021
for Outdoor Dining/Retail Expansion Program
KINGSTON, NY – Mayor Steven T. Noble is pleased
to announce that the City of Kingston will be instituting the 2021 Outdoor
Dining and Retail Expansion Program, which utilizes
public areas to create more physical space for outdoor dining and open-air
Applications are now open,
businesses that would like to participate should contact the Mayor’s office at [email protected] or
845-334-3902. Sidewalk areas, in compliance with ADA regulations, can now be
open for outdoor dining, with the expansion into parking stalls available
starting April 1, 2021.
“We are pleased to re-open the
outdoor expansion program for our local businesses this spring,” said Mayor
Noble. “We had a robust response from the community, who were overwhelmingly
positive about the outdoor dining program in 2020 and excited to see it return
in 2021. As our City continues to bounce back from the effects of the pandemic,
we urge everyone to get out and visit your favorite businesses.”
Results from the public surveys for
both residents and business owners are posted at EngageKingston.com.
Mayor Noble and Alderman Don
Tallerman will host their next roundtable meeting with businesses on Thursday,
April 1 at 2:00pm. Please register here. The
monthly meeting will take place on the first Thursday of each month.