Spafford Town Board to discuss Otisco Lake development application

Proposed development would include cabins, pavilion

— Dubar said he doesn’t expect the project to cause an increase in traffic.

According to Councilor Ken Lieberman, now that the application has been submitted to the town, the board will review it. If approved by the board, the application will be sent on to the local planning board before making its way to the county planning department.

“The town board is going to have to discuss this amongst itself and make a decision,” Supervisor Webb Stevens said.

Also at the meeting:

—The board approved a snowplowing contract with the town of Scott. The contract includes the plowing of two miles of Spafford roads — Spafford Landing and Ripley Hill Road — for $11,100 to be paid to Scott. Highway Superintendent Carl Wiers said Spafford Landing will be plowed with a one-ton pick-up truck so as to keep the new pavement in good condition through the winter.

—The board also approved a snowplowing contract with Onondaga County. The town will receive $6,600 per mile from the county for plowing designated highways. The new contract was negotiated and will be in place for five years.

—With approximately $5,000 left over from a Justice Court Assistance Program grant, the board agreed to put a construction project for Town Hall out to bid. The project would be to make necessary improvements to the office.

—Tax collector Heidi Adams submitted her resignation to the board. The town will be advertising for the position and make an appointment at a future board meeting.

—The board will hold a public hearing on the 2013 budget during its Nov. 8 meeting.

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

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