Letter to the editor.
Recently, our newly elected Lysander Town Board members appointed a new person to our Town Planning Board. Not only to the board, but also they appointed him chairman. I have a question regarding Mr. Frederick Allen and his new appointment. Will Mr. Allen, when and if the YMCA of Greater Syracuse submits an application, whether at Drakes Landing or another Lysander site, recuse himself?
At the last Lysander Town Board Meeting, a concerned citizen asked the board if they had discussions looking into making some elected positions appointed. The board would not discuss specifically what positions they were looking at and the supervisor stated those talks had taken place in executive session, meaning they are yet to be public knowledge. I believe the positions they are looking into are the town clerk and highway superintendent.
Two candidates are vying for the highway superintendent seat: political newcomer and write-in candidate Gerald “Jerry” Parsons and incumbent Eugene Dinsmore.
Jeanne Dangle, superintendent of the Baldwinsville Central School District, has scheduled two public meetings this fall to receive community input regarding the budget for the 2012-13 school year.
As an independently elected official, I want to remind everyone that I only answer to the residents of the Town of Lysander. With that said, I am committed and dedicated to provide all of you with the best customer service and convenience, as well as keeping spending at a minimum.
On March 31, town supervisor Barry Bullis wrote to the Lysander Republican Committee asking for its nomination based on his reputation for “fiscal stability and fiscally sound government.”
We find your recent decision to switch from a position of neutrality regarding YMCA plans for Drakes Landing to be reprehensible.
Imagine the Lysander Town Hall packed with residents and not one person stepping forward, when asked, wanting or willing to speak out in favor of increasing the Lysander Planning Board membership from five to seven members.
Per “Radisson Use and Maintenance Covenants,” Section 5.0 Advertising and Signs (RCA/ASC Sign Policy), the YMCA's sign on the "residential property" at the corner of Route 31 and Drakes landing, is and has been for years, a clear violation of Radisson Declaration, Article VI, Section 5, Advertising and Signs.
To the editor: The Lysander town board held a 7 p.m. Jan. 23 public hearing on its proposal of a local law to increase the town’s planning board members from five to seven.
Over the past 28 years I have served as town attorney for the town of Lysander, I have had the opportunity to work closely with two supervisors, and a number of different town board members.