Plans to shut down water in almost half of the village on Thursday will not be happening. Instead, the village of Whitehall has changed the date for the replacement of a 10-inch water main control valve on Broadway and School Street from Sept. 24 until Monday, Oct. 5, at 10 p.m.
They didn’t shoot the messenger, but there were some itchy trigger fingers. Whitehall Village Trustee Kenneth Bartholomew reported on several findings concerning the quest to consolidate the two local fire companies during the Sept. 14 village board meeting, starting with the fact that the village board was, by law, the governing body over both […]
When you look at the law, it’s not like Whitehall had a choice in the matter. According to Whitehall Village Attorney Anthony “Tony” Jordan, Section 72-C of General Municipal Law is worded very specifically.
A very tight debate between two foresters went to the deciding vote of Mayor Francis “Fra” Putorti at the Whitehall Village Board meeting on July 20.
The village of Whitehall asked nicely, and the answer was “no.” Now, the village will be seeking legal action.
Whitehall Village Mayor Francis “Fra” Putorti will seek out his counterpart from Granville soon to talk money.
There was no sheriff at the Whitehall Village Board meeting on June 15.
One thing has become clear in the Village of Whitehall’s 2009-10 budget process – water has become its own monster.
A feasibility study could be the first step toward shared services between the town and village of Whitehall.