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Candidates for Village Election Announced

By Jennifer Weber The Village of Springville held their regular board meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 20 and started with a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of the Parkland, Fla. school shooting. Administrator Liz Melock announced the following candidates for the upcoming Village election on March 20: William Krebs for Mayor (one term, four years) and Kim Pazzuti, ... Read More »

Skelton, Pazzuti, Krebs File Petition for Village Offices


Independent candidates Terry Skelton, Kim Pazzuti, and Bill Krebs filed their petition for Village Offices last week combining efforts in the “For Springville” independent party. This year, there are vacancies in the offices of two trustees and the mayor.  Terry Skelton and Kim Pazzuti are running for terms as Village trustees.  Bill Krebs is running for Mayor. Terry Skelton is ... Read More »

P-TECH Program Presented at SGI Board Meeting


By Jennifer Weber The SGI school board held its regular meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 6 at the Colden Elementary School cafeteria. Colden Elementary School principal Marcole Feuz and 5th grade teacher Lynne Loomis led an interactive presentation on the program Playworks. “The four core values of the Playworks program are respect, inclusion, healthy play and healthy community,” said Loomis. Teachers who ... Read More »

Village Election March 20


By Jennifer Weber The Village of Springville held their regular board meeting on Monday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. at 65 Franklin Street. In regular business, the Board approved the appointment of four election inspectors for the upcoming Village election. The general election of the Village of Springville will be held on March 20, 2018, at 65 Franklin Street from ... Read More »

Residents Get Another Look at Concord Comprehensive Plan Recommendations


Leann Vogt, a planner with Wendel, speaks to a crowd during the third public information meeting held Thursday, Jan. 18 at the Concord Senior Center. Photo by Rich Place. By Rich Place Roughly three dozen community members gathered last week to hear an update on the Town of Concord’s Comprehensive Plan process and to voice opinions on recommendations it’s expected ... Read More »

Concord Town Board Hosts Reorganizational Meeting


By Rich Place For the first time in a dozen years, Clyde Drake led a public meeting when the Concord Town Board convened Thursday, Jan. 4 for its first time this year. Drake, who served as school board president for seven years in the late 1990s and early 2000s, oversaw his first meeting as Concord town supervisor, succeeding Gary Eppolito, ... Read More »

County DPW Swayed Toward Four-way Stop at Genesee/240 Intersection


By Rich Place The public has spoken and swayed the Erie County Department of Public Works (DPW) against constructing a roundabout at the Genesee Road and Route 240 intersection and instead creating a four-way stop. The potential decision comes after attendees at a public meeting in early December — as well as those who wrote letters to the DPW offices ... Read More »

Drake Looks Ahead in First Term as Concord Town Supervisor


By Rich Place For Clyde Drake, being involved in a government body is nothing new. He served on the Springville-Griffith Institute School Board of Education for 10 years in the late 1990s and early 2000s, including seven years as president. He also served for a term on the Concord Town Board before being elected supervisor. Any given weekday, he’s now ... Read More »

Town of Concord Continues Planning for the Future

The final public information meeting to discuss the DRAFT Town of Concord Comprehensive Plan Update is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 18, at 6 p.m. at the Concord Senior Center, 40 Commerce Drive, Springville. After months of research and public outreach, the consultant is ready to present the Draft Comprehensive Plan Update, and provide local residents and stakeholders the opportunity to ... Read More »

Village Board Holds First Meeting of the Year


Springville Mayor Bill Krebs (left) and Officer in Charge Nick Budney (right) welcome Joshua Taylor as the new part-time police officer for the Village of Springville. By Jennifer Weber The Village of Springville held their regular board meeting on Tuesday, Jan.2, 2018 at 7 p.m. at 65 Franklin Street. The Board accepted the results from the Springville Fire Department election ... Read More »

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