Water District 12 Going out for Bid

Board adopts to increase permit fees

By Margo Frink

(Town of Lenox, NY – April 2013) It’s been about three or more years in the process but the construction bidding for Water District 12 has been approved by the Lenox Town Board. The board passed a resolution at its monthly meeting April 8 to put […]

Lenox holds Public Hearing on Budget

By Margo Frink

(Town of Lenox, NY – Oct. 2012) The Lenox Town Board held its public hearing on the proposed 2013 budget Oct. 29 with only two members of the public attending.

After receiving its sales tax credit of a little more than $442,000 from the county and including $230,000 from the unexpended fund […]

Board Approves Canal Boat Purchase

By Margo Frink

(Town of Lenox, Oct. 2012) At its Oct. 8 meeting, the Lenox Town Board unanimously agreed to allow town Supervisor Rocco DiVeronica to place a purchase offer of $5,000 on a canal boat that was built in 1911 in Baldwinsville and was used as a passenger boat on the Erie Canal. The […]

Fire Dep’t Asks Lenox for Training Tower Funding

By Margo Frink

(Canastota, NY – Sept. 2012) Canastota Fire Chief John Massarotti updated the Lenox Town Board on its plans to erect a training tower.

At the meeting held Sept. 10, Massarotti said the plans have been drawn but the building will not go up until next spring. He said he sent a request […]

Town to Purchase Canal Boat

By Margo Frink

(Town of Lenox, NY – Sept. 2012) A 35-foot canal boat that has been for sale in Oneida was once again a topic at the Lenox Town Board meeting. Lenox Supervisor Rocco J. DiVeronca has discussed the canal boat at previous meetings and asked the board to consider its purchase.

At the […]

Lenox Highway Roof to be Replaced

By Margo Frink

(Town of Lenox, NY – Aug. 2012) On Aug. 10 the town of Lenox held an emergency meeting at 3 p.m. regarding asbestos abatement at the highway garage. The board approved $20,000 for the project that includes replacing the roof.

After Abscope Environmental Inc. completes the abatement (removal of the old roof), […]

Anti-Fracking Residents Continue Pursuit of Moratorium

Town Board accepts proposal for engineering study on highway garage

By Margo Frink

(Town of Lenox – Feb. 13, 2012) Again this month, several town residents approached the board and asked for a moratorium on “hydrofracking” in Lenox. Speaking on behalf of the group was Rev. Kevin Bunger of Hydro Relief Web, a group based […]