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June 24, 2013

Seats up across Franklin County

MALONE — All but two town-supervisor positions in Franklin County are up for re-election this fall.

A slew of open seats for town council, town clerk, town justice, tax collectors, highway superintendent and assessor will also be decided.

The terms for town supervisor in Bellmont and Chateaugay do not expire until 2015.

And the only village in Franklin County with an election is Tupper Lake, where seats held by Mayor Paul Maroun and Trustees Leon LeBlanc and Richard Donah are up.

There is also an unexpired two-year term for village justice to be filled in Tupper Lake.

County positions are also up for re-election this fall, including all seven members of the County Legislature, county treasurer, district attorney, county clerk and two coroner positions.


Here is a list of the municipal seats up for vote in Franklin County:

Bangor: Town supervisor; town clerk; tax collector; two four-year Town Council seats, held by Tim Tallman and Gerald Perry, and a two-year unexpired seat; and highway superintendent.

Bellmont: Two Town Council seats, held by Greg Langdon and Wayne Rogers; and highway superintendent.

Bombay: Town supervisor; town clerk; the town-justice seat held by Terry Durant; two Town Council seats held by Philip Reardon and Michael Kenney; tax collector; and highway superintendent.

Brandon: Town supervisor; town clerk; town justice; two Town Council seats, held by Ronald Goyea and Gary Gonia; tax collector; and highway superintendent.

Brighton: Town supervisor; Town Council seats, now held by Steven Tucker and Amber McKernan; and highway superintendent.

Burke: Town supervisor; town clerk; Town Council seats, now held by Timothy Crippen and James Otis; tax collector; and highway superintendent.

Chateaugay: Two Town Council seats, now held by William Trombly and Frederick Cook.

Constable: Town supervisor; town clerk; two Town Council seats, now held by Alfred “Jim” Debyah and Melanie Lemire; tax collector; an assessor seat, held by Laurie Marshall; and highway superintendent.

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