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DOT nixes Johnsburg’s speed reduction requests

Members of the Johnsburg Town Board approved their 2014 budget with a few amendments Thursday, Nov. 7, yet it was the state Department of Transportation’s (DOT) rejection of three speed-reduction requests that drew out emotional responses from local officials.

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Johnsburg to hold budget hearing Nov. 7

The town of Johnsburg’s tentative 2014 budget calls for a tax increase of about 3 percent.

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Johnsburg board handles land issues, accepts resignation

The Johnsburg Town Board handled a number of issues at their Oct. 15 meeting in the Scout Hall, including land acquisition next to the town sand pit, the town budget and a resignation on the Planning Board.

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Johnsburg Planning Board to be downsized

Although members of the Johnsburg Town Board approved cutting two positions from the Johnsburg Planning Board at their Sept. 3 meeting, the downsizing won’t take effect until early 2014.

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State of emergency declared in Johnsburg, flooding closes roads

Town of Johnsburg Supervisor Ron Vanselow declared a state of emergency this morning as heavy rain caused flash flooding and road closures throughout the town.

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Johnsburg deals with state, federal governments

Town requests reduced speed limit again, FEMA wants money back

Of the issues tackled by the Johnsburg Town Board at their June 4 meeting, the most important went beyond the town itself.

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NY Comptroller audits town of Johnsburg

Lists ways to improve management, online banking

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.

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Johnsburg board considers condemning Cuomo's SAFE Act

The New York SAFE Act wasn’t on the Johnsburg Town Board agenda for the Feb. 19 regular board meeting, but it only took a question from a resident in the audience to move the issue to the forefront of the Board’s consciousness.

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Johnsburg Planning Board sees changing of the guard

The Johnsburg Town Board unanimously appointed Cork Nester on Tuesday, Feb. 5 to succeed Dottie Osterhout as town Planning Board chairman after Osterhout stepped down from the board after a tenure that spanned more than 22 years.

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Town of Johnsburg seeks to fill board vacancies

Johnsburg Town Board members are looking for residents to volunteer for the town Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals and Board of Assessment Review.

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Johnsburg Town Board awards scrap metal bid

The Johnsburg Town Board on Tuesday, Jan. 15 awarded the 2013 scrap metal bid to Eastside Metals and Recycling. The company will pay the town $203 per net ton for scrap metal hauled away from the town transfer station.

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Johnsburg Town Board organizes for 2013

Councilman questions town attorney appointment

The Johnsburg Town Board made quick work of its 2013 organizational meeting on Thursday, Jan. 3 at the Wevertown Community Center, spending just 27 minutes gavel-to-gavel to approve a host of resolutions designed to give the board form and structure for the coming year.

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Johnsburg board mulls modest property tax increase

2013 spending plan under 2 percent tax cap increase

Johnsburg taxpayers can anticipate a property tax increase less than the state-mandated 2 percent tax cap.

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Johnsburg board looks to release 2013 budget

The public will get its first glimpse at the tentative 2013 Johnsburg town budget at the next town board meeting on Oct. 16, Supervisor Ron Vanselow announced at the Oct. 2 Town Board meeting.

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Wevertown eatery plans unveiled

A long-shuttered Wevertown eatery will reopen in the coming weeks if a local man’s plan comes to fruition.

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Johnsburg ATV public hearing set for Aug. 21

The Johnsburg Town Board will hold a public hearing to discuss a proposed local law to allow all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) to cross approved town roads.

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Ward Hill subdivision approved conditionally

After months of discussion and extensive public comment from residents of nearby neighborhoods, the Johnsburg Planning Board voted unanimously Monday, July 23 to conditionally approve the Ward Hill Subdivision.

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Building repairs, infrastructure issues vex Johnsburg Town Board

When the Johnsburg Town Board opened bids for a new roof for the Town Hall on Tuesday, June 19, the news was sobering.

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Johnsburg town board moves forward with Ski Bowl Park grant

The Johnsburg Town Board on Tuesday adopted a strategy to accomplish a grant-funded project at Ski Bowl Park that will include a new playground featuring a climbing boulder and a multi-use hike-and-bike path.

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Johnsburg board seeks clarity in smoldering fire protection case

The Johnsburg Planning Board and an applicant seeking site plan review for a proposed subdivision find themselves between the proverbial rock and hard place when it comes to certifying the subdivision will have adequate fire protection.

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Johnsburg Town Board takes government to the people

If numbers are an indication of success, the Johnsburg Town Board’s effort to take town government to the people is being well received.

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Johnsburg Planning Board tackles projects

Neighbors air concerns about Ward Hill Subdivision plan

Residents of Iroquois Trail and Chatiemac Road turned out in force at the Johnsburg Planning Board meeting Monday, Feb. 27 .

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Burglar strikes Johnsburg library

Town replaces door, troopers seek leads

A burglary at the Town of Johnsburg Library has shaken the secure feeling of this small town, leaving town officials and State Police looking for leads to the crime.

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Johnsburg mulls makeup of Planning Board

Town leaders are discussing possible changes to the town Planning Board in an effort to more consistently have a quorum to conduct business.

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