The town of Cicero has put down a deposit on 50 acres of land located on Route 31 for a future new highway garage. The town board authorized Supervisor Jessica Zambrano to execute an agreement to purchase 6658 Route 31 for $166,500 with a $10,000 deposit.
For the fourth straight year, at the October session, my colleagues and I approved a fiscally prudent budget featuring reduced county property taxes. Over those same four years, we’ve decreased the property tax levy by $9 million dollars, maintained one of New York’s top bond ratings and have continuously invested in physical and economic infrastructure.
Each year, I join Central New Yorkers on Veterans Day to honor those who bravely risked everything in defense of our country. These ceremonies are an important way to thank our veterans and military families for their service, but I want them to know that they have a voice in state government all year — not just one day in November. The members of our armed forces put it all on the line for us, so it’s our responsibility to support them when they come home.
To the Editor: I am writing this letter to express my support for Mark Vanesky’s candidacy for Supervisor in the Town of Cicero.
Second District: This district covers most of the western half of the town of Clay. There is one candidate for one seat, John Dougherty. Third District: This district covers the town of Cicero and the northeastern portion of the town of Manlius. There are two candidates for one seat, Tim Burtis and Ed Szczesniak. Fourth District: This district covers the area around Onondaga Lake, including portions of the towns of Salina and Geddes. There are two candidates for one seat, Patrick Foster and Judy Tassone. Fifth District: This district covers portions of the towns of Cicero, Salina and DeWitt. There are two candidates for one seat, Kathy Rapp and Bryan Seamans. Fourteenth District: This district covers the eastern portion of the town of Clay . There are two candidates for one seat, Casey Jordan and Kevin Tees.
Engineers for the proposed Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists office on Route 57 will have to wait until next month to see if the Clay Town Board approves their request for a special use permit. Despite some disagreement among board members, the board voted Oct. 19 to adjourn the SOS public hearing to the Nov. 4 meeting.
For last year’s midterm elections, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation found that just 36.3 percent of registered voters headed to the polls. That’s the lowest it’s been since World War II.
Jobs: they’ve been the number one issue in our community for a long time. We all know that we need good-paying jobs in our area, especially for our kids who are ready to join the workforce and want to stay and work here in Central New York and not be forced to move away.
LETTER: Burtis for Legislature To the editor: I am writing to show my endorsement for Tim Burtis for Third District, Onondaga County Legislature. As our legislator he already knows the issues, already knows the people and is creating meaningful results, such as the recent funding he secured for town of Cicero improvements and the Brewerton revitalization project.
LETTER: Elect Kevin Tees for 14th District County Legislator To the editor: On Nov. 3, the residents in the North Syracuse and Clay areas have an opportunity to elect new leadership to serve in the Onondaga County Legislature. Kevin Tees will bring this new, exciting and dynamic leadership.
Salina is on the ward system. There is one candidate for each ward councilor position and one candidate for supervisor. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3.
Plans to relocate the Cicero Police Department and justice court to the former South Bay Fire Department building are moving forward, the town board announced at its Oct. 14 meeting.
To the editor: I am writing to correct errors and incorrect statements made by Judy Boyke about the Cicero Police Department and Cicero Town Court moving into the old South Bay Fire Department building.
To the editor: As a New York state senator who has represented Central New York for some time, I would like to express my support for Mark R. Venesky in his bid to represent the town of Cicero as supervisor.
To the editor: I want to share my reasons that I will be voting for Mark Venesky. During his tenure on the Cicero Town Board, he has demonstrated a genuine talent for being able to grasp the challenges facing our town and the courage to make the hard choices that are not always the most popular ones. Over 15 years I have been to numerous budget meetings and have seen firsthand the decisions that are needed to balance the services that we expect while and holding taxes in check.