February 12, 2013

Of Interest: Feb. 12, 2013


---- — Keeseville meeting tonight about dissolution

KEESEVILLE — The Keeseville Village Board will host a meeting at 7 tonight at Village Offices to discuss dissolution.

Dissolution was approved in a vote recently, and Sean McGuire from the New York State Department of State will be at the meeting to direct the board about the next steps that need to be taken for finalizing a plan.

The meeting is open to all.

Beekmantown Court canceled Wednesday

BEEKMANTOWN — Beekmantown Town Court will not be held this Wednesday.

All appearances scheduled for that day have been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 13.

Youth Bureau taking applications for funding

PLATTSBURGH — The Clinton County Youth Bureau is accepting applications for New York Office of Children and Family Services youth program funding for the 2013 fiscal year.

Youth Development/Delinquency Prevention 50 percent matching funds will be awarded to agencies offering new programs, activities or services to the general youth population of Clinton County. The 50 percent local match for this funding may not come from state or federal government sources.

Special Delinquency Prevention Program 100 percent funds will be awarded to agencies offering new programs, activities or services designed to prevent delinquency within targeted youth populations.

Any community based, 501(C)3, nonprofit organization with a duly constituted board of directors may apply. All programs must be offered free of charge to participating youth.

Applications for funding must be submitted to the Clinton County Youth Bureau by Monday, March 4.

For more information or applications, call the Youth Bureau at 565-4750.

Nominations for statewide parks recognition sought

ALBANY — Parks & Trails New York, a statewide parks and trails advocacy organization, is seeking nominations for its 2013 Park & Trail Recognition Awards.

The awards recognize the leadership, creativity and donation of time, talent and materials behind many of New York’s parks and trails. Awards will be given in five categories.

Three awards recognize contributions to planning, design, construction, management, promotion and/or public involvement for a park or trail project or program: the Public Leadership, Volunteer Service, and Corporate Partnership awards.

The Get Outside Award celebrates efforts to promote increased physical activity among community members through use of a park or trail.

The open-ended Outside the Box Award recognizes unique and creative park or trail efforts.

More information on the awards nomination, with full descriptions of award categories, can be found on the Parks & Trails New York website,

The deadline for submitting nominations is March 26. Winners will be announced May 15.