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Sidewalk Plowing Addressed by Village Board


By Jennifer Weber Mayor William Krebs addressed resident concerns over the plowing of the sidewalks at the Village Board Meeting held on Jan. 3. The first priority in a snow event is for the Department of Public Works to keep the streets open, starting with the emergency routes and moving along to the side streets. The sidewalks are plowed after ... Read More »

Town Board Votes to Install Camera at Library, January 2017 Appointments Approved


By Jennifer Weber At the Dec. 8 meeting, the Town of Concord Board voted to install a camera system for the Hulbert Library due to recent vandalism issues. Supervisor Gary Eppolito requested a proposal from Gerwitz & McNeil for the cost of the camera system. Additional quotes will be entertained and voted on at the next meeting. Eight candidates were ... Read More »

Village Acts on Distressed Properties


By Derek. M. Otto The Springville Village Board of Trustees met on Dec. 5.  Opening the meeting, they approved the minutes and executive session minutes from the meeting on Nov. 21. There was no public comment at this meeting. The board moved to reports, beginning with Village Administrator Liz Melock. The first order of business was for the board to ... Read More »

Village Board Addresses Unsafe Property


By Jennifer Weber The Village of Springville Board of Trustees met on Monday, Nov. 21, opening with a public hearing pursuant to Local Law 2016-6, Chapter 77 regarding the unsafe building located at 110 South Central Avenue. Chapter 77 requires a legal proceeding on whether a structure should be demolished in the interest in public safety, to come before the ... Read More »

Seniors Voice Concerns at Concord Town Board Meeting


By Jennifer Weber Approximately a dozen area senior citizens attended the Concord Town Board meeting to show their support and voice their concerns over the status of the senior center cut in programming hours on Thursday, Nov. 10. Mary Jane Meiss addressed the Board, on behalf of the seniors in attendance, wanting answers on why the Concord Senior Club has ... Read More »

Village Shows Strong FY2016 Financial Position


By Jennifer Weber The Village of Springville Board of Trustees meeting held on Monday, Nov. 7 began with a moment of silence in honor of Alyssa Hearn, the student who tragically lost her life in a bus accident on Friday, Nov. 5 on East Main Street. “We’re a small village in a rural setting and we don’t think that tragedies ... Read More »

Concord Planning Board Hopes to Learn More About Solar Energy


By Christopher Gordon Learning more about the benefits of solar energy is a topic the Town of Concord Planning Board hopes to get more educated on in the near future. Board member James D. Jozwiak believes it could be beneficial and asked if anyone from the board talked with Solar Liberty. “The presentation I went to was pretty good,” Jozwiak ... Read More »

Village Board Amends Local Laws, High School Parking Addressed

By Jennifer Weber The Village of Springville Board of Trustees opened its Monday, Oct. 3 meeting with a series of public hearings amending on local laws. Local law 2016-5, Chapter 200- Zoning Section 200-84 (G)(2) was amended to state that zoning laws posting signs on lawns “shall not be set back more than 10 feet from the property or street line ... Read More »

Budney Sworn In as Officer in Charge, Randall and Colling Also Approved


By Jennifer Weber The Village of Springville Board of Trustees introduced and swore in Nick Budney as the new Officer in Charge for the Village, replacing outgoing Chief John Fox at its Monday, Sept. 12 meeting. “The Board made a great choice in choosing Nick Budney as my replacement,” said Fox. “I have all the confidence in the world that ... Read More »

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