Friday, April 23, 2010


A great email from Bruce Tuchman of Wells Fargo Advisors


Ulster County loses tens of thousands of dollars in revenue each year when Driver's Licenses and Registration Renewals are mailed to Albany or done on the internet.

Help us keep that revenue in Ulster County.

Mail your renewals directly to:
Ulster County Clerk
PO Box 1800
Kingston, New York 12402

Or stop in to the DMV Office:
Ulster County Office Building
244 Fair Street
Kingston, New York 12401

Or visit the Motor Vehicle Bus at:

Marlboro Town Hall - Monday 10:00 - 3:30 1:00-2:00 (lunch)
Saugerties Town Hall - Tuesday 10:00 - 3:30 1:00-2:00 (lunch)
Wawarsing Town Hall - Wednesday 10:00 - 3:30 1:00 - 2:00 (lunch)
New Paltz Town Hall - Thursday 10:00 -3:30 1:00 - 2:00 (lunch)
Shandaken Town Hall - Friday 10:00 - 3:30 1:00 - 2:00 (lunch)

any questions call:
Nina Postupack
Ulster County Clerk
Ulster County Clerk's Office
(845) 340-3040
(845) 340-3299 Fax


Team Auerbach member said...

New DMV series registration plates are being issued as of April 1. This is the "retro" design everyone is talking about.

Jeremiah said...

I will tell you that a couple of years ago I avoided the DMV at the office building like the plaque. It was nothing but slow and annoying pain to anything there. I happily went through the mail and internet with the state. But awhile back I had to do a last minute thing so I went to the DMV shortly after this new system was set up. It is awesome, and I have been back many times since. Great job.

PS: the new yellow plates are uglier than the old yellow plates.

Team Auerbach Member said...

The "old" yellow registration plates were first issued in 1973. They were unique that for the first time the metal plates were coated with reflective materials as with subsequent series thereafter. The previous series orange letters on blue background weren't. If you can recall-- registration stickers were placed on the right-hand , lower corner of the plates--not on the windshield. But this changed in 1975 when registration windshield stickers were introduced to the NY motoring public.

I am sure our county comptroller will be issuing a public warning advisory statement to small business owners in the very near future. I am not at liberty to discuss the details of this announcement.

Team Auerbach member said...

Speaking of new registration plates: the emergency services custom plates on my vehicle are 13 years old, the blue lettering on the reflective white background has faded, and the reflective material on the background is breaking down.

I called the custom plates unit of the Department of Motor Vehicles to inquire about replacing these plates with the empire gold series containing my FCC amateur radio callsign but was told I could get NEW plates with the old format. Blue lettering on a white background with a radio tower on the left hand side. The cost of manufacturing these new custom plates: $28.75.The annual fee has been raised from $5.00 to $6.25 in addition to the regular registration renewal fees.

Anonymous said...

If the people who work there treated you like a customer I would go, but for the most part they are not friendly, and they talk to you like you are some illegal immigrant pool boy. I do everything I can do on the DMV website, the local office is duplication of services, low hanging fruit that is ripe for cost elimination. Lets keep 2 people and move them to a small office at the new jail, plenty of parking.

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New DMV series registration plates are being issued as of April 1. This is the "retro" design everyone is talking about.

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New DMV series registration plates are being issued as of April 1. This is the "retro" design everyone is talking about.