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Lenox residents request three-way stop

Scenic Avenue residents John and Rosanne Brasher have requested three-way stop signs placed at Scenic and Lorraine avenues in the Scenic Heights neighborhood, just south of the village.

In a written statement prepared for the Lenox board, Roseanne Brasher said after a number of small animals were injured and killed and a number of "almost" incidences with children occurred in front of her home she felt important steps should be taken to help prevent and avoid any future incidences.

"Although the speed limit in our neighborhood is 30 mph, I've yet to see two vehicles in a row that didn't speed past the intersections without even watching for children or pets," Brasher wrote. "This is especially true during the winter months, along with high snow banks making it difficult to see."

John Brasher said cars travel way too fast down the street.

The Brasher's moved to Canastota from Liverpool two years ago. Roseanne Brasher said she was surprised that no one had requested stop signs at the two intersections before.

The board agreed to send the request to the county Traffic and Safety Committee for review.

In other news

Town residents living in Sewer District 6 (Mary Lynne Drive) will be billed in July for money borrowed for repairs to the pump station. Supervisor Rocco DiVeronica said all the final numbers were not in front of him yet but residents are looking at repaying $15,000 at 5.5 percent interest for 10 years. He said it comes out to about $90 a year.Residents living in Water District 11 (Pine Ridge/Lewis Point roads) will also be billed in July for expenses in creation of the district.

A lease agreement with Congressman John McHugh for the two-year rental of office space was signed by board members.

Tabled until board members can review documents, was a five-year lease agreement with Jack Larraine for use of the Main Street extension as a turn-around for plow trucks. DiVeronica said the lease would be for $1.

The board will meet again Dec. 30 at 4 p.m. to hold its year-end meeting.

The board will meet Jan. 6 for its regular meeting and will hold its organizational meeting at that time.

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