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Springville village board approves new look for Splash Park pad

By Kellen M. Quigley A new look will be coming to the Springville Spray Park on Franklin Street thanks to support from the Springville Center for the Arts (SCA). At its regular meeting Monday, the Springville Village Board of Trustees approved a new design to be painted on the splash pad and will work with SCA to have it painted ... Read More »

Springville Village Board to go with original treatment plant roof bid

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A recent malfunction with a digester at the Springville Waste Water Treatment Plant caused a loud sound and concern from many village residents over the weekend. Luckily, officials say no one was hurt and village utilities were unaffected.

By Kellen M. Quigley More than three months after the initial malfunction at the Springville Wastewater Treatment Plant, the village board is moving ahead with plans to replace the cover of plant’s digester which blew up in February. At the Board of Trustees May 20 meeting, the board rescinded a resolution approved at the May 6 meeting to re-bid for ... Read More »

Springville Village Board approves tax warrant for 2019-20 budget

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By Kellen M. Quigley The taxes to be collected for the village of Springville 2019-20 fiscal year budget has been set after action by the Board of Trustees Monday. The village board authorized the mayor to sign the tax warrant for the upcoming budget. The total expected to be collected is $1,945,222. The current budget is $1,823,461. “I want to ... Read More »

2.5 percent tax increase proposed in SGI 2019-20 budget

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By Elyana Schosek Student Reporter Residents of the Springville-Griffith Institute school district will have the opportunity to vote on a $42 million budget with a 2.5 percent increase to the tax levy during the district’s annual budget vote next week. The proposed 2019-20 budget includes a $3.2 million increase in spending compared to the current school year’s budget, a roughly ... Read More »

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

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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 »

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