East Syracuse mayor, trustees get sworn in

Mayor's report

Appointments for open terms on the recreation; revitalization and economic development; and revitalization and beautification committees have not yet been filled, according to Liedka. The committees may continue to meet as usual but Liedka said he would be looking to restructure.

Sen. David Valesky has appropriated $22,000 for village clock renovations. Community Development is funding $50,000; there will be no burden on village residents. Local businesses have also come forward to help with materials and services, according to the meeting minutes.

Liedka also addressed residents' concerns pertaining to the completion of the Vision Planning process for Main Street. Liedka said he fully expects support from the state and other agencies, and while it may take a few years before the village sees change, it was essential to take initiative.

In other matters

The board awarded Potter & Perrone over Blanding Plumbing to work on the Hanlon Pool sewer repairs. Bids opened in March. Potter & Perrone's estimate cost was $14,747 estimate, Blanding Plumbing was more than $10,000 higher at $25,250.

The board unanimously voted to hire Paula Lynch as part-time police department administrative assistant. She will work less than 20 hours a week at $19 per hour.

The board unanimously accepted Tim Marcely's resignation as building maintenance supervisor. His last day of work was April 10.

The board approved to correct the wage rate for DPW employee Dawn Cramer to $14.64 an hour from $14.06, effective immediately. Liedka said the reason behind the increase is due to additional duties related to building and maintenance.

The final Vision Planning Workshop is set for Tuesday April 21 at St. Matthew's

Earth Day Cleanup will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday April 25. Participants are to meet at the Village Deli.

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