SOMAC Presents to Hamilton Town Council

(Hamilton, NY -May 2013) Our April Hamilton Town Council meeting opened with public comments and information on the recent Earlville elections, with Mayor William Excel and trustees Moore and Hayes retaining their positions.

In addition to updates on roadwork around town, Highway Superintendent Bert Glazier reported on an increase in state Consolidated Highway Improvement Program […]

Birnie Proposes Shared Vehicle Storage Facility

(Town of Hamilton, NY – March 2013) As usual, remarks from community attendees opened our March 15 Hamilton Town Council meeting. A petition from a Hamilton village resident was presented in support of renaming Triangle Park in honor of well-loved Hamiltonians Mayfred and Judy Plesniarski.

Mayor Margaret Miller updated us on a proposed milk processing […]

Further Consideration of SOMAC Proposal Expected

Hamilton: From Town Hall

(Hamilton, NY – March 2013) The Feb. 14 Hamilton Town Council meeting opened with remarks from community attendees. We heard from a resident who spoke in support of the new draft wind law for the town of Madison, a concern of Hamilton residents who may feel impacts of wind projects in […]

Hamilton Town Council Hears from PCD, Continues Budget Work

Submitted by Chris Rossi

(Hamilton, NY – Oct. 2012) Our Oct. 11 Hamilton Town Council meeting opened with news from Shannon Montaro from the Partnership for Community Development. The PCD is a unique non-profit organization created as a collaborative effort of the village and town of Hamilton and Colgate University. All three entities provide financial […]

Town of Hamilton Budget Development Underway

Submitted by Chris Rossi

(Hamilton, NY – Sept. 2012) The Sept. 13 Hamilton Town Council meeting started with news of Barb Coger Day to be held Sept. 26 in the village of Hamilton. The Town Council thanks Barb for her work in making the Hamilton Library such a vibrant and welcoming place.

August highway work […]

Town of Hamilton: Stenographer Sought, Impact of Gas Development Discussed

By Chris Rossi

(Hamilton, NY – Aug. 2012) The Aug. 9 Hamilton Town Council meeting was held in the Village Court House to accommodate a presentation by our town attorney.

We transacted our usual town business, approving bills and discussing bids for sand and fuel oil.

We were updated on road repairs around […]

Hamilton Changes Site for Town-wide Clean-up Day

(Hamilton , NY– June 2, 2012) The Hamilton Town Council announces its first town-wide cleanup day for town of Hamilton residents June 2. Hamilton residents are invited to do some spring cleaning and bring up to two clear garbage bags of roadside, yard or other trash at no charge to the town highway barn between […]

Hamilton Announces First Town-wide Clean-up Day

(Hamilton, NY – June 2012) The Hamilton Town Council announces its first Town-wide Cleanup Day for town of Hamilton residents June 2. Hamilton residents are invited to do some spring cleaning and bring up to two clear garbage bags of roadside, yard or other trash at no charge to the town transfer station between 7:15 […]

Public Hearing on Wind dGEIS Draws Full House

Madison Town Supervisor and Town of Hamilton Opposed

By Chris Hoffman

(Town of Madison, NY – April 2012) The crowd at the Public Hearing before the Town of Madison Planning Board nearly filled the 350-seat auditorium at Madison Central School on April 18. The hearing opened at 7 p.m. and more than 40 local residents […]

Town of Hamilton Passes 2012 Budget

Submitted by Peter Darby

(Town of Hamilton, NY – Nov. 2011) Hamilton’s town council has been working hard on creating a responsible and sustainable 2012 budget. After the public hearing Nov. 9, it became clear the proposed plan, intended to get us back to a balanced budget in one leap, was not acceptable.

On Monday, […]

Meet the Candidates Saturday in Hubbardsville

(Hubbardsville, NY – Nov. 5, 2011) The public is invited to meet the candidates on Saturday Nov. 5 from 3 to 6 p.m. hosted by Larry and Amy Montroy at 8228 Green Road in Hubbardsville, home of the Montroy record Buck. Learn the true secret of how Amy actually bagged him.

The candidates are:

Scott […]

Pangallo Well Versed in Town Business

To the Editor:

(Hamilton, NY – Oct. 2011) I would like to express my support of Dominick Pangallo’s candidacy for Hamilton Town Council. Over the past half dozen years, I have attended many Town Council Meetings. Different people on the council have brought different strengths to the table, and, as a Town citizen, I appreciate […]