Spafford seeks to end lease with gas company

— According to a company overview on businessweek.com, Chesapeake Operating, Inc., “engages in exploration and drilling of natural gas. The company was founded in 1994.”

Also at the meeting:

—Highway Superintendent Carl Weirs reported the painting project at the town shop has been completed and the interior of the building is much brighter with a new coat of paint.

—The board agreed to participate in the annual Earth Day cleanup April 20 and 21. Weirs said he was asked by the Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency if the town would like to take part in this year’s event. According to Weirs, the town has participated in the past and any trash picked up can be dropped at the highway garage during the Saturday event. Earth Day is April 22.

—The board received and opened seven bids for mowing town-owned property. Lowest bidder was R&L Mowing and Cleanouts, owned by Richard and Leann Brown, who submitted a bid for $3,698.

—The town will open the transfer station from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays from May 30 to Sept. 5

—The board will hold its June 14 meeting at Borodino Hall.

Miranda L. Pennock is an Eagle Newspapers contributor. She can be reached through the editor at editor@skaneatelespress.com.

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