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 […]

Archaeological Study Digs Up Nothing

By Margo Frink

(Town of Lenox, NY – Jan. 2013) The Lenox Town Board met for its regular monthly meeting Jan. 14, which included its organizational meeting. The meeting consisted partly of the announcement of appointments as well as setting highway hourly rates, office hours, increment pay, paid holidays and the town’s conference policy.

A […]

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 […]

Lenox Supervisor Salary Clarified

By Margo Frink

(Town of Lenox, NY – Oct. 25, 2012) The story on the town of Lenox’s tentative budget – particularly the supervisor’s salary portion – printed in our Oct. 24 edition of the Madison County Courier and posted to this website yesterday needs clarifying.

Some of the salary portion of the story was […]

Lenox Tentative Budget Includes Tax Increase

Budget work sessions plan cuts; public hearing is Oct. 29

By Margo Frink

(Town of Lenox, NY – Oct. 2012) The town of Lenox will hold a public hearing Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. on its 2013 budget and a public hearing on the Local Law to override the state’s 2 percent tax cap due […]

New Dog Control Officer for Lenox

(Town of Lenox, NY – Oct. 2012) Effective Oct. 18, the town of Lenox dog control officer is Fred Casler Jr. He will only respond to dog calls, not for any other type of animal.

Casler can be reached at 264-4997. As in the past, Supervisor Rocco DiVeronica can be called next if Casler does […]

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 […]

Oneida Indian Nation Trust Status Encounters Setback

Madison County

(Wampsville, NY – Oct. 2012) U.S. District Court remands land into trust case back to the Department of the Interior for reconsideration and to determine if the Oneida Indian Nation of New York was under federal jurisdiction in 1934 so as to qualify for tax-free land into trust

County officials say that, […]

Lenox to hold Public Hearing on Gas Drilling Moratorium

Board approves study of go cart building and bonding of $400,000

By Margo Frink

(Town of Lenox, NY – July 9, 2012) The town of Lenox will hold a public hearing on Aug. 14 to hear comments for or against placing a one-year moratorium on gas drilling in the township.

According to town Attorney Peter […]

Canastota Lenox Hold Joint Meeting

Sidewalks, recreation and flooding addressed

By Margo Frink

(Canastota, NY – July 2012) There were several items on the agenda for a joint meeting between the village of Canastota and the town of Lenox held July 9 at the Municipal Building.

Lenox Supervisor Rocco DiVeronica said there is a problem with flooding for residents living […]

Lenox Residents Ask for Moratorium on Gas Drilling

By Margo Frink

(Town of Lenox, NY – Jan. 9) Several town residents approached the Lenox Town Board with a petition signed by more than 200 residents asking for moratorium to prevent hydrofracking in the township.

“We are asking that you do not allow drilling for one year until everyone can be educated in the […]

Canastota VFW Wraps Up Year

(Canastota, NY – Jan. 2012) On Nov. 29 Canastota VFW Post 600 received many thanks from the participants of the AARP Drivers Safety Course that was put on by Robert Haehl and available free to the veterans and their spouses. We thank our Ladies Auxiliary for their help putting on the free meal and refreshments. […]