The town of Whitehall prepared for 2009 at its Jan. 14 organizational meeting. Town councilman James Putorti and town clerk Julie Millett were sworn in as elected officials at the meeting. Both had been appointed to their positions earlier in the year.
While several races were not even close, the main event in Whitehall will all come down to the absentee ballots.
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 [...]