March 12, 2012
Jay Supervisor and Essex County Board Chairman Randy Douglas.
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Please be advised that the Town of Jay, Essex County, Clinton County, Franklin County and St. Lawrence County have all declared a State of Emergency as of 4 p.m. today.
Jay Supervisor and current county chairman Randy Douglas recently announced he would again seek the top position which he has held for the past four years. Douglas also threw his support behind Keene Supervisor Bill Ferebee to serve for a second year as vice chairman.
Residents of the town voted 245-148 Oct. 16 in favor of a town resolution eliminating the town justice position currently held by Robert Minogue. That will leave Dan Deyoe as the lone town justice, overseeing cases at the Au Sable Forks Community Center Monday nights.
The town will hold a permissive referendum Wednesday, Oct. 16, with polling from noon until 8 p.m. at the Town of Jay Community Center on (11 School Lane in Au Sable Forks) and the Amos and Julia Ward Theatre (12 Parkside Drive, Jay).
Essex County will host a public meeting in the town of Jay to update those waiting on property buyouts in the wake of flooding from Tropical Storm Irene on where the process is.
Randy Douglas will seek an unprecedented fourth term as the chairman of the Essex County Board of Supervisors.
The Town of Jay, in conjunction with the Au Sable Forks Volunteer Ambulance Service and the Town of Black Brook, will be hosting a Public Information Session to discuss the proposed 2013 Au Sable Forks Ambulance Budget Contract between the Towns of Jay and Black Brook.
While it may be challenging to create a new law restricting where registered sex offenders may live, the Chairman of the Essex County Board of Supervisors still wants to sit down and talk about it.
United Way of the Adirondacks officials awarded Essex County Board of Supervisors Chair Randy Douglas the Dorothy and Alan Booth Distinguished Citizen Award at their annual dinner Saturday, March 3 at the American Legion Post in Plattsburgh.