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.
No sewer jet for you. Granville Village Mayor Jay Niles said the Seinfeld-esque phrase will be the village’s response to requests for assistance until the impending lawsuit by the village of Whitehall is resolved.
Mayor Niles to Whitehall: No. Granville has no intention of paying Whitehall more than $15,000 for the cost of training a police officer who left Whitehall’s police department to join Granville’s force earlier this year, village Mayor Jay Niles said.
Whitehall Village Mayor Francis “Fra” Putorti will seek out his counterpart from Granville soon to talk money.