City Council meets tonight
PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh Common Council will take action on several items at tonight’s meeting.
Among them are a request to approve authorization for the mayor to sign a subordination agreement for a property at 13 Caitlin Way and a request to allow the Recreation Department to host Race the Base, a charity fun run to benefit the American Red Cross Hurricane Sandy relief effort, set for 5:30 p.m. Friday on the U.S. Oval.
The meeting begins with a work session at 5 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 5:30 p.m.
Both are open to the public.
More storm-relief efforts in Lake Placid
LAKE PLACID — A relief effort is under way by Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service and Lake Placid
Volunteer Fire Department to collect essential items for Superstorm Sandy victims. They are partnering with
West Babylon Fire Department on Long Island, in a town-to-town program where there is a great need, a press release said.
People are asked to donate personal, dental, health, baby and animal essential needs. Batteries, flashlights, gloves and garbage bags, along with coloring books and crayons, are suggested.
Collection sites around town are at Price Chopper, the UPS Store, LPVAS station and the Fire House.
Donations must be made by Friday, Nov. 15, as a delivery UPS truck is planned for the next day.
The departments expressed special thanks to Price Chopper and UPS “for their kindness in this effort.”
4-H members, volunteers sought in Clinton County
BEEKMANTOWN — A 4-H Family Welcome event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Beekmantown Town Hall.
This event is for those involved in a 4-H Club in Clinton County and for those thinking about joining.
Four-H Clubs promote positive youth development by meeting the four basic needs of youth: head (independence), heart (belonging) hands (generosity) and hands (mastery). Positive experience in 4-H clubs can strengthen young people’s leadership and life skills and teach the importance of community service.
Adult volunteers are encouraged to attend and learn more about becoming a 4-H club leader.
For more information, contact Chelsea Baxter, Clb299@cornell.edu or 561-7450.
Chazy town offices to close to observe Veterans Day
CHAZY — The Chazy town offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 12, in observance of Veterans Day.
The offices, including that of town supervisor and clerk, will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13.
Agenda planned for Moriah School Board meeting
MORIAH — The Moriah Central School Board will meet 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the High School Library.
Items of interest include bid awards, personnel discussions and report reviews.
The public may attend.
Special meeting on invasive species planned
LAKE GEORGE — The Lake George Park Commission will be holding a special meeting from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Fort William Henry Conference Center in Lake George.
This meeting will be focused solely on the status of the aquatic invasive species planning effort for Lake George. A presentation will be made to the commissioners regarding the consultant’s recommendation of a mandatory boat-inspection program for Lake George related to invasive species. Details will be discussed related to how such a program could work, the costs, logistics and funding options.
The meeting is open to all.
Public hearing set on Town of Dannemora budget
DANNEMORA — The Town of Dannemora will hold a public hearing for the 2013 final budget at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the Dannemora Town Hall.
A special meeting will follow to adopt the spending plan.
As well, the November regular Town Council meeting will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, and the town clerk’s window hours will be changed to 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, and Tuesday, Nov. 27, for that week only.
Final Pickup Days planned in Champlain
CHAMPLAIN — The final Fall Pickup Days in the Village of Champlain will be held Wednesday, Nov. 14, and Thursday, Nov. 15.
Village crews will pick up leaves and lawn debris if homeowners place it in clear plastic bags. No other debris can be put into the bags. All bags should be put by the curbside by 7 a.m. on each scheduled day.
Any bags that are unmanageable due to weight or tearing will be left for the homeowner.
The village will also pick up loose brush during this time. It must be no more than 3 inches in diameter and no longer than 5 feet. Only one pickup truck per property is allowed. All brush should be put by the curbside by 7 a.m. on each scheduled day.