B'ville: Boards in brief

Peers honored fellow Baldwinsville Police Officer Chrissy Gleason by selecting her as the Officer of the Year.

Gleason was chosen for her dedication and diligent work with the Baldwinsville Police Department. According to Police Chief Dan Warner, she was responsible for taking 40 intoxicated drivers off the road single handedly. Warner also said Gleason arrested two perpetrators and found a handgun and magazine in their possession after a vehicle pursuit along Route 31 from the village of Baldwinsville to Plainville where the vehicle she was pursuing went off the road.

Project designs presented next Thursday

A special meeting will beheld from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday Feb. 22 at the village hall to present projects from Syracuse University students regarding potential land usage at the former Harrington Fire House site. The village has been working with Peter Crissey, an architect and SU professor, and his students to develop the best plan and usage for the parking lot and old fire building between Route 31 and the Seneca River (east of Route 48). The meeting is open to the public.

TDR, revision to Lysander's land use plan

Lysander officials plan to make a decision regarding the transfer of development rights program during the first meeting in April. The two-part public hearing that was recently held by the town was in regards to step one of the TDR program, which is amending the comprehensive land use plan adopted by the town in 1991.

"(The amendment) is not specific about what kind of transfer of development rights or how it's going to work. It's just really setting the basic ground rules to allow this progressive program to happen," said Brian Madigan, a landscape architect and senior land use planner at Barton and Loguidice.

Officials are waiting to receive feedback regarding the environmental impact study for the Cold Springs peninsula before making a decision.

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