Judge Richard Gordon has opted to step down from the bench in order to pursue a run for Whitehall town supervisor.
David Waters does not want it to go away. At the Whitehall town board meeting on Feb. 11, Waters approached the members of the board about new findings after appointed highway superintendent Louie Pratt completed his inventory review of the town garage.
As the snow continues to fall, Washington County officials are looking for a better way to keep the roads cleared.
Board institues new policies on gas Loose ends are being tied up. That was the goal of the Whitehall town board on Nov. 12 as they passed a new policy on use of town property and personal vehicles and enacted a new reporting system on fuel and equipment used at the town highway garage.
The town of Whitehall has a new highway superintendent, and will look into the actions of the former.
Brian Rozell’s response to the Whitehall town board was quick. He resigned. Rozell, the now former highway superintendent who is at the center of an investigation into the use of fuel oil at the town highway garage, sent in his letter of resignation to the board on Oct. 31.
The Whitehall town board is not asking highway superintendent Brian Rozell to be at the next meeting on Nov. 6. They are demanding it.
Robert Putorti made sure he had his chance to clear the air. Putorti, who was named in the Washington County Sheriff Department’s report on possible misuse of gasoline at the Whitehall town garage, read a letter to the members of the town board on Tuesday stating when he used the fuel and under whose directions.
The Whitehall town board is looking to cut wherever it can. Board members discussed several cost-cutting measures at the Oct. 20 town budget meeting, including cutting the pay of the town clerk and town highway superintendent. “If we make the town clerk a part-time salary position, I think that there is a chance for reduction […]