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Deadline Approaching For Lease Agreement With Village, Fire Company


By Rich Place The Village of Springville and Springville Volunteer Fire Company Inc. have yet to reach an agreement on rental payments for space at the fire hall, located at 405 W. Main St., for the village’s fire apparatus. After updating the village board on Monday about a recent meeting in which the two sides failed to come to an ... Read More »

Concord Town Board Addresses Spring Break Storm


By Alicia Dziak Following the recent power outage throughout much of the Town of Concord, the town’s regular board meeting on Thursday, April 12 began with public comment from a resident questioning whether there is a central location for residents to get information in case of emergency. Supervisor Clyde Drake said there is an emergency protocol, also noting that the ... Read More »

Presentation Slated for Monday on Village Bike-Walk Enhancement Project


By Rich Place Community members interested in learning more about a project that will enhance pedestrian safety and walkability on a handful of village streets are invited to attend a presentation on Monday prior to the village board’s reorganizational meeting. The roughly $480,000 Springville Bike Walk Enhancement Project, which was awarded to the village about a year ago, will replace ... Read More »

Skelton Wishes Luck to Village Board, Plans to Return

By Rich Place In a three-way race for two seats on the village trustee, incumbent Terry Skelton earned the least amount of votes during the election last week and won’t be back on the Springville Village Board when it reorganizes early next week. But that doesn’t mean it’s the end of the political road for Skelton, who had most recently ... Read More »

Rose, Pazzuti Elected to Village Board

By Rich Place The Springville Village Board will have two new faces when it convenes for its reorganizational meeting in early April. Elise Rose and Kim Pazzuti, both newcomers to village politics, defeated incumbent Terry Skelton in the race for two trustee seats. The other seat was vacated by Robert Moriarty, who did not seek re-election. Mayor Bill Krebs was ... Read More »

Village Board Approves Budget, Retail Overlay District Changes

By Rich Place The Springville Village Board on Monday unanimously approved the $3.4 million budget for its upcoming fiscal year with a 1.6 percent tax increase. The public was presented the budget earlier in the month by Mayor Bill Krebs, and the board on Monday held little discussion following its approval. The tax levy is set at $1.76 million, or ... Read More »

Concord Town Board Talks Storm, Approves Code Enforcement Officer


By Rich Place The Concord Town Board last week approved the hiring of a new code enforcement officer, tabled a resolution approving a new park employee and heard an update on the search for a new librarian. The personnel items came following an update from Dennis Dains, town highway superintendent, on the March 2 storm that walloped the town with ... Read More »

Village Elections Set for March 20

By Rich Place Residents of the village of Springville will have the opportunity next week to cast ballots for village mayor and trustees as part of general village elections throughout New York state. Elections will be held from noon to 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 20 at the Village Municipal Building at 65 Franklin St. Incumbent mayor Bill Krebs is running ... Read More »

Village Board Reviews Tentative Budget


By Jennifer Weber The Village of Springville Board of Trustees met on Monday, March 5. Mayor Bill Krebs opened the meeting with a public hearing on the tentative 2018-2019 budget (fiscal year runs June 1, 2018 through May 31, 2019). Krebs described the proposed budget as one that will “provide efficient services with a modest cost increase without going over ... Read More »

Krebs Seeking Fourth Term as Mayor in Uncontested Race


By Rich Place For village mayor Bill Krebs, now isn’t the time to slow down. Continuing to build on momentum of his previous three terms, Krebs is seeking re-election to his fourth term in office in an uncontested race for mayor. “It’s not the time to sit back and say ‘things are going too good, we’ll just keep doing what ... Read More »

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