In her May 2 report to the board, Minerva Town Supervisor Sue Montgomery Corey noted that the Nature Conservancy has committed a $500,000 pool of funds to support local projects that help the five towns to develop opportunities resulting from the land purchase.
During the Thursday, April 18 Minerva Town Board meeting, Supervisor Sue Montgomery Corey discussed several recent instances of vandalism that the town has experienced.
During their regularly scheduled meeting on April 4, Town Supervisor Sue Montgomery Corey asked the Town Board to consider passing a resolution authorizing Minerva to request that its share of the sales tax collected by Essex County be returned to the town.
After the regularly scheduled School Board meeting this past Tuesday March 11, Johnsburg Central School Superintendent Michael Markwica and Business Manager Kathy Spring gave a budget presentation to the board.
During the March 7 regularly scheduled meeting, the Minerva Town Board passed a resolution asking the state to repeal the Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement (SAFE) Act.
During their regular Minerva Town Board meeting on Thursday, Feb. 7, Supervisor Sue Montgomery Corey informed the board that she and Councilman Dave LaBar had recently attended a meeting hosted by Lake Placid-based Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) Executive Director Jim McKenna and Adirondack Partnership Chair Bill Farber, who is also chairman of the Hamilton County Board of Supervisors.
Representatives from Verizon and the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) conducted a balloon test Wednesday, Jan. 16 for the phone company’s proposed cell tower.
During their regularly scheduled meeting Monday, Jan. 14, Johnsburg School Board members adopted a policy requiring any registered sex offender to meet with Superintendent Michael Markwica prior to entering the school or its grounds.
Minerva board discusses Verizon cell tower
In late December, New York state closed on the purchase of about 18,000 acres of land previously owned by the Finch, Pruyn paper company, which includes the Essex Chain of Lakes parcel, located in the towns of Minerva and Newcomb.
During their regular meeting held on Monday, Dec. 10, Johnsburg Central School Board members unanimously approved the Annual Professional Performance Report (APPR) plan that the administration had developed in collaboration with faculty to meet the new state requirements.