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Springville police to participate in ‘No Empty Chair’ program

The Village of Springville Police Department will be participating in New York state’s “No Empty Chair” Safe Teen Driver enforcement initiative during the week of April 29 through May 3, 2019. Officers assigned to patrol will be focusing on different traffic safety initiatives and target specific infractions each day of the school week. Monday, April 29 — Speeding in School ... Read More »

Concord Town Board approves spring cleanup, summer mowing bids

By Alex Simmons At its regular April 11 meeting, the Concord Town Board accepted several reports from town departments for the month of March. The Code enforcement officer said there were nine new building permits for the month of March and several current permits are being polished. The dog Control Officer said there were 15 summons served and two dogs ... Read More »

Springville village board approves local law for telecommunications

Photo by Kellen M. Quigley
The former Springville water tower is now used as cell tower for several wireless telecommunications providers in the village. The village board Monday passed a new local law and several resolutions regarding wireless telecommunications in the village.

By Kellen M. Quigley The village of Springville held its annual reorganizational meeting April 1, which featured several items and the passing of a local law concerning wireless telecommunications in the village. The board held a public hearing for local law number four for 2019 about cell tower and small cell installation in Springville. The purpose of the local law ... Read More »

Nominating petitions available for SGI school board election

The Springville-Griffith Institute School District has announced nominating petitions are available for this year’s school board election on Tuesday, May 21. Eligible district voters will elect two members of the SGI Board of Education to fill the seats of Elizabeth Casey and Allison Duwe. The two candidates receiving the highest vote totals shall each be elected to a full three-year ... Read More »

Concord Town Board supports ‘going green’ with Solarize

By Kellen M. Quigley In the town of Concord, things could start looking a lot more green, and not just because the snow is melting and spring is here. At the last meeting of the Concord Town Board, Supervisor Clyde Drake was authorized to sign the Solarize Partnership Agreement to join the Solarize movement in the town of Concord. Reed ... Read More »

Springville village budget could see 3.42 percent tax increase: AIM funding restoration pending, could reduce tax levy


By Kellen M. Quigley The Village of Springville Board of Trustees held a public hearing March 18 on the tentative 2019-20 budget, which could see a tax levy increase go over the tax cap if the Aid and Incentives for Municipalities (AIM) funding is not restored. “We still don’t know whether the AIM funding will be restored to our funding,” ... Read More »

Concord Town Board discusses updated town flood maps, local law

By Kellen M. Quigley At its regular Feb. 14 meeting, the Concord Town Board further discussed a contract with Holforth Risk Management Analysis after tabling the possibility of renewing the contract during the January meeting. Town Supervisor Clyde Drake said after looking into the matter further, he recommended the town board do not renew the contract. He said he spoke ... Read More »

Springville Village Board Discusses Cell Tower Law

By Kellen M. Quigley At its regular March 4 meeting, the village of Springville Board of Trustees approved several items concerning the updated floodplain management law for the village. A public hearing was held concerning the floodplain management local law. No one from the community attended. The village first had to rescind the village code floodplain overlay district from 2006. ... Read More »

Concord Town Board to look into LED lighting for town poles

By Kellen M. Quigley Light poles in the town of Concord could soon be shining down more energy-efficient and cost-effective beams after action by the town last week. At the February meeting of the town board, the board approved adding the town to a list of municipalities interested in converting to LED lights through New York State Light & Gas ... Read More »

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