No more health insurance for life for Warrensburg politicians

— • Approved two Occupancy Tax allocations to the Warrensburgh Beautification Committee — one for $1,481 for their Christmas in Warrensburg event, and one for $312 to advertise the local Farmer’s Market Garlic Festival.

• Heard from Supervisor Geraghty that the town’s drinking water tests conducted this month were very favorable, with all but one of the 41 households tested passing state standards, which set limits for copper, lead, and other substances. He said the town was continuing to improve the prevailing water quality.

• Discussed the possibility of developing a new well on the Countryside Adult Home property, a suggestion proposed earlier this year by incoming board member Joyce Reed.

• Scheduled the town’s annual organizational meeting — which this year will include swearing-in ceremonies of incoming board members Reed and Marcella as well as Judge Bryan Winslow — to be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday Jan. 3.

• Approved contracting with Waste Management to take over trash hauling and disposal for the town during 2012. The town now hauls refuse deposited at the town transfer station to the Hudson Falls trash plant. The change is expected to save taxpayers $50 per trip. The town truck now routinely takes one or two trips to the plant per week.

• Authorized applying for a $175,000 grant from the Adirondack-Glens Falls Transportation Council to replace 3,277 feet of sidewalks in town. This sum would pay 75 percent of the construction costs.

• Voted to commit $1,000 of Occupancy Tax funds to the Warren County Bicentennial Committee in 2012 toward promotion of events in 2013 celebrating the 200th anniversary of the county’s founding.

• Enacted a Resolution of Appreciation to Town Justice Richard Nissen for his 24 years of service as a local judge.

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