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January 29, 2013

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Ellenburg Town Council calls special meeting

ELLENBURG — The Ellenburg Town Council will hold a special meeting at 7 tonight at the Town Hall.

The meeting is open to the public.

Beekmantown School Board to discuss sale

BEEKMANTOWN — The Beekmantown Central School Board will hold a special meeting at 4:30 p.m. today in the Superintendent’s office.

The board will discuss the proposed sale of the West Chazy building.

School Board meetings are open to the public.

Sen. Little gets 2013 committee assignments

ALBANY — Sen. Betty Little has been reappointed chair of the Senate Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee for the 2013-14 legislative session, a position she has held the past two years.

“I’m very happy to be reappointed given the tourism industry’s importance to the North Country economy,” Little said in a statement.

“Governor Cuomo’s executive budget includes new funding for tourism promotion, which is great to see, and I look forward to learning more about this proposal in an upcoming budget hearing.

“New York’s diverse inventory of cultural, historical, natural and recreational assets is second to none. Promoting them through paid advertising is costly, but study after study shows that it’s an investment with a great return.”

Little has also been appointed to the following committees: Consumer Protection; Crime Victims, Crime and Correction; Education; Environmental Conservation; Finance; and Judiciary.

Public meeting set on Champlain dissolution

CHAMPLAIN — The Village of Champlain will hold a meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 5 p.m. at the Village Office, 1104 Route 9 to review the village dissolution process.

Sean McGuire from the Department of State will be on hand to answer questions regarding the dissolution process.

The meeting is open to the public, and village officials are encouraging the public to attend.

For further information, call the Village Office at 298-4152.

Plattsburgh Town Court to be closed for holiday

PLATTSBURGH — The Town of Plattsburgh Court office will be closed Monday, Feb.18, for the President’s Day holiday.

The court office will reopen Tuesday, Feb. 19.

Court sessions are canceled for Tuesday, Feb.19, and Thursday, Feb. 21. If you are scheduled to appear on one of the dates, you are to appear instead on the following Tuesday or Thursday court session instead.

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