Sheriff Richard Cutting and Capt. Thomas Murphy unveiled the new way for people to access the department to members of the Essex County Public Safety Committee May 13.
Members of the Finance Committee voted 5-2 to move a resolution to the Ways and Means Committee that would allow the towns of Westport, Elizabethtown and Willsboro to hire a county-appointed assessor. The three towns currently are part of a Coordinated Assistance Program.
Under an agreement reached May 21 between the State of New York and the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, the county, along with seven others, will not be eligible to house one of three new gaming casinos proposed earlier this year by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Essex County Sheriff Richard Cutting received preliminary approval to upgrade the system at the jail for $149,985 of budgeted funds.
Current board member Susan Richards will face Charles A. Potthast Jr. for a three-year term on the AVCS board, with voting from noon until 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 at the AuSable Valley Middle High School cafeteria.
Social Services Director John O’Neill briefed members of the Human Services Committee about the Armed Intruder Response Policy that was drafted with input from several department heads and research on similar policies in other counties.
Voters in the five True North school districts will be heading to the polls Tuesday, May 21 to choose school board candidates and decide whether to approve their 2013-14 budgets.
During the Monday, May 13 Indian Lake Town Board Meeting, Town Supervisor Brian Wells announced that he had written a letter to Leilani Ulrich, APA Chairwoman, on April 11.
In her May 2 report to the board, Minerva Town Supervisor Sue Montgomery Corey noted that the Nature Conservancy has committed a $500,000 pool of funds to support local projects that help the five towns to develop opportunities resulting from the land purchase.
The CFES offices in Essex were unveiled at a grand opening reception attended by Congressman Bill Owens, State Assemblyman Dan Stec and former New York Gov. and Essex resident George Pataki.
Murphy, who works with employers and soldiers to educate them on their responsibilities that go with deployment and getting back into the workforce after employment, was there to present the Patriot Award to the sheriff, a surprise honoring that only he, Undersheriff Michael Badger and Deputy Mark Bruce, who also serves in the Navy Reserve, knew about.
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New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s office recently filed an audit for the town of Johnsburg and made several recommendations regarding management oversight and online banking.
Essex County Department of Public Works Director Anthony LaVigne said that the work in the hamlet of Essex to replace the stormwater line on Beggs Point Road had to be halted recently when it was found out the line would run directly into the current town water line.
A total of 10 North Country residents are running for eight open seats on the five local school boards in the region, with only three seats being contested.
The Adirondack Park Agency Board met May 9 at APA headquarters and discussed alternatives to classify the state’s newly acquired land formerly owned by the Finch, Pruyn paper company.
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