#The Village Board


Westchester Makes Over $400K In Fire Department, Public Safety Improvements

Sunday, August 1, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews. This summer, the Westchester village board has made some significant investments in its fire department, most notably the purchase of a nearly $300,000 ambulance. The village board voted unanimously at a regular meeting on May 25 to purchase the new...
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Ashwaubenon, WIgopresstimes.com

Scooter’s Coffee drive-thru approved in Ashwaubenon

ASHWAUBENON – Plans to build a Scooter’s Coffee drive-thru at the southwest corner of South Oneida Street and Willard Drive were approved July 6 by the village’s Site Plan Review Committee. Community Development Director Aaron Schuette said the existing Indiglo Med Spa building at 2372 S. Oneida St. will be...
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Fredonia, NYObserver

‘Low morale’ creates rush to Fredonia exits

Former Fredonia Department of Public Works Supervisor Tony Gugino could see the writing on the wall. Months before he turned in his letter for retirement that was read at the May 10 Village Board meeting, he sensed the grind was becoming tougher each day. It had nothing to do with...
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Germantown, WIGreater Milwaukee Today

Germantown Village Board to discuss land use and rezoning

GERMANTOWN — On Monday, the Village Board of Germantown will meet at 7 p.m. to discuss an amendment to the land use plan map and rezoning of neighborhood businesses among other discussion items. The land use plan map is part of Germantown’s 2020 Smart Growth Comprehensive Plan. This comprehensive plan...
Will County, ILqrockonline.com

State’s Attorney Glasgow Announces Ninth K-9 Donated to Local Law Enforcement Agencies

A new member of the Monee Police Department was sworn in at the July 28 Monee Village Board Meeting – K-9 “Cap,” a 19-month-old German Shepherd purchased by Will County State’s Attorney James W. Glasgow for the Monee Police Department using money forfeited from drug dealers and money launderers. Glasgow, Monee Police Chief Scott Koerner, and handler Officer Steve Crescenti joined Cap as he was sworn in by Village Clerk Doneshia Codjoe before Mayor Dr. Therese Bogs and the members of the Village Board.
Cassadaga, NYPost-Journal

Opt-Out Law Discussed In Cassadaga

CASSADAGA — The issue of whether to allow marijuana dispensaries and smoking dens within the village was tabled at the last meeting of the Village Board. This week, however, the board introduced two separate opt out laws for both dispensaries and smoking dens. The motions to introduce both local laws passed unanimously through the board.
Athens, NYhudsonvalley360.com

Village requires masks at summer concert series

ATHENS — The summer concert series is back and so are face masks. The first concert in 2021 hosted by the Athens Performing Arts Corporation will be held Friday in Riverfront Park, featuring Zoso, a Led Zeppelin tribute band. With growing rates of COVID-19 infection in Greene County, the Athens...
Kinderhook, NYcolumbiapaper.com

Gibson speaks; Nat’l Grid pays attention

KINDERHOOK—Representatives from National Grid attended the in-person Village Board meeting Wednesday, July 14 to explain plans for the electric power transformer bank recently installed on a pole on Hudson Street and the overall plan for upgrading the voltage in some parts of the village. Mayor Dale Leiser announced at the...
Chicago, ILchicagonow.com

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, July 30-August 1

Tickets are now on sale for Nellie’s Beer Fest, taking place September 11, 11:30 am to 4:30 pm. General Admission is $45, through Ticketweb. Nellie’s (do I still need to say “The former Durty Nellie’s”?) is at 180 N. Smith St., Palatine. Another brewery is headed to the North Suburbs....
Fredonia, NYObserver

Britz on defensive regarding retreat

Fredonia Trustee Roger Britz made the Village Board’s clearest defense yet this week of an April retreat, as Trustee James Lynden continued to criticize it. Lynden, the only trustee who did not attend the retreat, has since said on numerous occasions that decisions were made during the event that should have been made publicly, violating the state Open Meetings Law. Britz’s statements at Monday’s board meeting were spurred by another round of criticism by Lynden, who used the time alloted for his committee reports to do so.
Oregon, WIunifiednewsgroup.com

Letter: Less parking needed for new library

I attended the June 30, 2021 meeting of the Oregon Planning Commission. Community members, including myself, expressed the desire to preserve the beauty of the landscape surrounding the new library. I think of the Verona Library, which is strikingly beautiful inside and outside, with windows located so patrons can enjoy...
Southampton, NYUS News and World Report

Police Chief Whose Contract Was Terminated Gets $774K Payout

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — A village in the Hamptons will pay their outgoing police chief more than $774,000 for unused sick and vacation time after village officials voted to end his contract. Southampton Village Police Chief Thomas Cummings' contract contained provisions that allowed for the large payout, Newsday reported on...