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September 20, 2013

Of Interest: Sept. 20, 2013

ORDA to meet Tuesday

LAKE PLACID — The Olympic Regional Development Authority Board of Directors will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the Olympic Center.

The agenda includes the president’s report, summer recap, winter plans and a foundation update by Jeff Byrne.

The meeting is open to the public.

Logo contest to illustrate Westport history

WESTPORT — Westport’s 2015 Bicentennial Committee is looking for creative people to develop artwork depicting the 200-year history of the town.

The committee plans to use the selected piece as a logo on promotional materials, letterhead and commemorative items. 

The submission, which can be drawn with colored pencils, pens or markers, should be in color and must be turned in by Oct. 28 to the Town Hall. 

For more information, call 962-8360.

Plattsburgh Town Council to receive tentative budget

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh Town Council will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, at the Town Hall at 151 Banker Road. 

At that session, the town clerk will present the tentative budget to the council.

All Town Council meetings are open to the public. Contact the town clerk at 562-6832 if special accommodations are needed. 

The full agenda will be posted at prior to the meeting.

Moriah plans water shutoff as part of bridge work

MORIAH — The Town of Moriah Water Department will shut off the water on Friday, Sept. 27, and Saturday, Sept. 28, from midnight to 4 a.m. in Water District #1, from Moriah Center south to the top of Broad Street and including all of Water District #4, to move a water line for the Moriah Center Bridge replacement project.

If the water is shut off more than four hours a boil-water order will be put in place.

It is recommended that users shut off their boilers or hot-water heaters and close the main valve coming into the home to prevent the possibility of siphoning water from the boiler or hot-water heater, a press release from the town said. 

“If you do not have a main valve or are not sure of its location, you can contact the Water Department at 942-3340 or the Town Clerk office at 546-3341.” 

If the water is cloudy once it is turned on again, users are asked to run their outside hose until it clears.

For more information, contact the Center for Student Involvement at 564-4380.

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