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Cramped quarters for town justices

Town justices Michael Mitchell and Edward Pokorny sent a letter to the Lenox board asking for more office space on the ground floor of the municipal building. The Office of Court Administration required the department go online with credit card services, something that was done this month and required counter and file space for both village and town courts.

"It appears that recording keeping requirements are increasing faster than we can adjust," the letter stated.

Board Supervisor Rocco DiVeronica visited the justices department and said he felt they could use more space.

"They are jammed in there with file cabinets and boxes," DiVeronica said.

DiVeronica said the meeting room on the ground floor was underutilized and perhaps half of it could be used for the justice department.

"I don't want to add on or bring anyone downstairs," DiVeronica said. He recommended a meeting with the village to discuss options.

In other news

Petitions are being circulated and are available at the town offices to sign up for proposed Water District 12 that encompasses parts of Route 13, Roberts Street and Carter Road. DiVeronica said letters will be sent to government officials seeking funding for the project.

Research Historian David Sadler was given the go ahead by the board to order a plaque that will include names of 71 supervisors who served the town of Lenox over the years.

Joe Murphy will design the town's bicentennial logo.

The board will meet again June 8 at 7 p.m.

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