By Harold Wessell
TOWN OF WATERFORD, July 30 – The Waterford Town Board announced during its agenda session Tuesday that it will meet this coming Tuesday, August 6 at 7:30PM for an already scheduled Public Hearing, only The monthly Business Meeting that evening is postponed until Wednesday, August 14 at 7:00PM.
In a brief special meeting during the agenda session. Three resolutions were passed:
- Beginning the process of establishing a Capital Resource Corporation, basically a direct replacement of the present Industrial Development Agency. IDAs are being discontinued by New York State.
– Endorsing the concept of the Champlain Canal trail plan; Lawler said he would ask Village Mayor Bert Mahoney to represent the Town and Village on the working group.
– An Aug. 21 scheduled bid opening, concerning road improvements for 2013. is also moved, to to September 1. .
Supervisor John Lawler called attention to an August 13 Public Hearing, 6:30PM at the high school on the planned replacement of the Cohoes-Waterford bridge, which the State hopes to begin in 2018 or 2019. Lawler said that when it does begin, the work should be a relatively "minor distraction," because the current bridge will remain standing while the new one is built beside it. More information was to be put on the Town website.