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May 23, 2013

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Salmon River Central budget passes

BOMBAY — The $29,076,511 budget at Salmon River Central School was approved by a vote of 359 to 315 on Tuesday.

The tax levy will increase 2 percent.

A proposition to purchase two school buses at a cost not to exceed $210,000 passed by a vote of 393 to 276.

And a proposition to include a non-voting student representative on the School Board passed by a vote of 442 to 222.

In the School Board election, incumbents Emily Lauzon and Judy Stark were defeated for five-year terms by Roger Lapage and Peter Ghostlaw. 

Lapage received 411 votes; Ghostlaw, 347; Lauzon, 278; and Stark, 269.

Information on the vote was not received by the Press-Republican until after press time on Tuesday.


Agenda planned for Common Council meeting

PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh Common Council will take action on several items at tonight’s meeting.

Among them are a request from the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and the U.S. Power Squadron to hold a National Safe Boating week event at the city docks and parking lot area near Green Street on Saturday, May 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Councilors will also consider a request from the Municipal Lighting Department to write off unpaid final bills for the period March 1 to March 31, 2012, in the amount of $7,953.46. The percentage of write-offs for that period is .44 percent.

The meeting begins with a work session at 5 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. Both meetings are open to the public.


Champlain Board to address end-of-year business

CHAMPLAIN — The Village of Champlain will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, at the Village Office, 1104 Route 9, Champlain, to pay any outstanding invoices for the 2012-2013 fiscal year and any other business that may come before the board. 

The meeting is open to the public.

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