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The Peru Highway Department is busy sweeping hamlet streets this morning (Monday). They work quickly, so if you have sand to rake off your lawn, now is the time to do it.
By John T. Ryan Peru – Town Supervisor Peter Glushko included some of his 2017 priorities on the Town Board Monday, January 9th Agenda. Moving forward on sewer system upgrades is definitely priority #1. Glushko requested and received the Board’s permission to contact the town’s bonding attorney to initiate long-term financing of the $4 million+ […]
Town Court to relocate to Davey Drive by December 6 122 Unpaid Water-Sewer bills to be Re-Levied on 2016 taxes Fence for Small Dogs Area at Dog Park Approved By John T. Ryan The Peru Town Board has been concentrating on formulation of a 2017 town budget; however, other actions have taken place at recent […]
The Peru Town Board will hold a Special Meeting to finalize the 2017 town budget at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 17th. The Board did not vote on the budget at the Monday, November 14th became negotiations with the unionized Highway Department have not been concluded.
By John T. Ryan The Town of Peru’s Preliminary 2017 Budget will be open for public comment at a Thursday, November 10, 2016 Public Hearing at 6:30 p.m. at the Peru Town Hall. The budget increases are under the New York State imposed .68% tax cap. Some rates increase, while others decrease. Health care costs […]
The Peru Town Board has scheduled a Public Hearing on the 2017 Town of Peru Budget for Thursday, November 10th at 6:30 p.m. The Preliminary Budgets for General, Highway, Peru Sewer, Valcour Sewer and Peru Water appear below. It is our understanding that the budgets stay below the NYS imposed tax cap. The Peru Gazette […]
The Town of Peru, Town Board will be holding a PUBLIC HEARING on the 2017 Preliminary Budget on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 6:30 PM, at the Peru Town Hall. The proposed schedule of salaries for the elected Town Officials are as follows: Supervisor: $24,600.00 Town Clerk/Tax Collector $24,289.00 Highway Superintendent $56,105.00 Town Board (4) […]
MOOERS — Clinton County is preparing to go out to bid to replace two bridges in Mooers and Peru. Source: Clinton County to replace bridges in Mooers, Peru – Sun Community News & Printing
Facebook comments from Peru Town Counselor Donald McBrayer: “I want to send a HUGE shout-out to Peru’s Highway & Water/Sewer Departments, and their respective Supervisors, Mike Farrell & Courtney Tetrault for making such great progress on the dog park in Heyworth Mason Park, the Connector Trail upgrade, fixing up the Gazebo, and keeping the pond […]
The Jabez Allen Road speed limit will remain at 4o miles per hour. Last November, at the behest of Jabez Allen Road residents, the Peru Town Board asked to NYS Department of Transportation (DOT) to consider reducing the speed limit. At the Town Board’s July 11th meeting Town Supervisor said the DOT has determined that […]
Darrell Martineau is one of the Gradall Operators By John T. Ryan The Peru Highway Department’s new excavator has arrived. Highway Superintendent Michael Farrell included a new excavator in his 2016 budget and the Town Board approved the purchase in February. The Model D154 Gradall replaced a Gradall purchased used in 1995. A Gradall excavator […]
By John T. Ryan The Peru Highway Department’s sand-salt storage structure will be undergoing significant repairs this summer. On April 25th, the Town Board approved purchase of 20 steel replacement uprights from Jeffords Steel of Plattsburgh at a cost of $12,981. At its May 10th meeting the Board approved purchase of a new fabric cover […]
The Town of Peru Highway Department will be closing Jenkins Street from School Street to house #20 on Wednesday, May 4th from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. for cross culvert replacement. There will be no thru traffic, including emergency vehicles, during that time period.
For the past several days Peru Highway personnel have been picking up winter sand and salt along hamlet roadsides. Now they’re moving into Peru’s several subdivisions. Today they’re in Quaker Springs. Ormsby Circle and Quaker Highlands are next. The good weather is expediting this year’s cleanup, which is expected to last three to four weeks. […]
Code Enforcement Hiring Progresses Park Vandalism Continues Trees to be Planted Along River Mower Purchased From Local Business And More By John T. Ryan Peru – The building season is beginning; however, Peru doesn’t have a full-time Code Enforcement Officer (CEO). Frank Slycord, the previous CEO, left his job in early March. Commenting at the […]
Highway Department: Town Hires Labor Relations Attorney Providing information requested by the Peru Gazette Intersection Safety: Issues Still Under Review Bear Swamp Road: Sidewalk Plan Under Development Sand-Salt Shed: Repair Alternatives Being Explored Town Hall: Basement Cleanup Initiated By John T. Ryan In addition to the proposed changes in Peru’s Dog Law other business was […]
Call Meeting To Order Pledge of Allegiance Roll Call MOTION: Approval of Minutes for the February 8, 2016 Regular Board Meeting. Community Input DISCUSSION/RESOLUTION: Codes/Zoning Office Internal Audit DISCUSSION: Bear Swamp Road Sidewalk.
Highway Department to purchase Gradall Excavator and pick-up truck Highway Department Sand-Salt Usage Declines Sewer System Needs Upgrades And More By John T. Ryan The Mason family’s presentation of an historic artwork to the Town of Peru was not the only important subject at the Monday, February 8, 2016 Peru Town Board Meeting. The Town […]
By John T. Ryan Highlights of the Peru Town Board meeting of January 25, 2016 included: The possibility of more youth activities, highway department expenditures, Main Street planning, cell phones for department heads, high praise for a town employee, zoning and planning board leadership, dog identification and other matters. Counselor Donald McBrayer reported that the […]
The Clinton County Highway Department will conduct a Public Information Meeting tonight (June 15th) to discuss the proposed replacement of the Arthur Jarvis Road Bridge over the Little AuSable River in the Town of Peru. The meeting will be held from 5:00 P.M. to 6:30 P.M. at the Peru Town Hall, located at 3036 Main […]
By John T. Ryan There will not be a traffic signal installed at the Brand Hollow Road – Military Turnpike intersection in the immediate future. Hope, however, is not lost. If we have four more crashes in a one-year period we’ll qualify! That was the news Town Supervisor Peter Glushko delivered to town board members […]
From the office of State Senator Betty Little The State Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Betty Little that would authorize towns to set speed limits within their jurisdictions. Villages, cities and towns with large populations can do so on their own, but most towns must petition the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) for approval. “The goal […]
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By John T. Ryan Highway safety was the primary topic at the Monday, March 9, 2015 Peru Town Board meeting. The board appears to be determined to do its best to curtail accidents at the Brand Hollow Road – Military Turnpike Extension intersection. The board will request that the Clinton County Highway Department conduct a […]
L-R Rob Wright, Supervisor Peter Glushko, Highway Superintendent Michael Farrell and Counselman Donald McBrayer traveled to Albany Wednesday, March 4th, to lobby for increased state highway aid or CHIPS monies. Capitol Confidential » Lawmakers call for more local road funding in state budget.
By John T. Ryan Dangerous intersections were primary topics of discussion at the Peru Town Board’s February 9th meeting. Stop signs appear to be invisible to several local drivers, especially at the intersection of the Brand Hollow Road and Military Turnpike Extension. That relatively busy intersection has been the scene of numerous accidents including a […]
By John T. Ryan When a snowstorm hits, the Town of Peru Highway Department is responsible for plowing and sanding 112 miles of town and county highways spread over 92 square miles. A few days ago a brand new 2015, 450 horsepower Freightliner tandem truck equipped with a Tenco plow and sanding apparatus arrived. It […]
By John T. Ryan The Town of Peru finally has a dog control contract with the Elmore SPCA. The Peru Town Board approved a 2015 contract at its Monday, January 12, 2015 meeting. The Board and the SPCA have been at loggerheads over contract language for several months, but Monday the SPCA presented a revised contract […]
By John T. Ryan The Peru Town Board conducted is final meeting of 2014 this morning (December 31st) at 8 a.m. The Board approved several fund transfers; encumbered or reserved certain monies not expended in 2014 for 2015 and approved closing the Town Hall’s common area for public business at 1 p.m. every Tuesday. Supervisor […]
By John T. Ryan The Monday, November 24th Peru Town Board Agenda was brief, but the Board’s decisions will have both a short and long-term impact on Peru residents. The Board approved a November 24-December 31 contract with North Country SPCA Inc. in Elizabethtown. Supervisor Peter Glushko indicated that he hopes a 2015 contract can […]
By John T. Ryan The Peru Town Board unanimously approved the Town of Peru’s 2015 budget at its Monday, November 10, 2014 meeting. The Town’s general, highway and water district tax rates will decrease, while sewer tax rates will slightly increase. Here are the projected 2015 tax rates per $1,000 dollars of taxable property value. Two […]
By John T. Ryan The Peru Town Board has scheduled a public hearing on the Town of Peru’s Preliminary 2015 Budget for Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 6:30 P.M. Supervisor Peter Glushko said the Town Board worked hard to keep the budget under the state imposed 1.56% tax cap. $140,000 in general fund monies will […]
Story by John T. Ryan Photos by Tim Mitchell Developing a walking trail in Peru’s hamlet was first suggested in about 2005. On Sunday, October 5, 2014, years of discussions, planning, grant writing, financing, and construction climaxed at a Ribbon Cutting Opening Ceremony for the Little Ausable River Trail. Click here for individual photos. Click […]
Posted: October 12th, 2014 under Business News, Community Events, General News, Highway Dept. News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Peru resident news/accomplishments, Peru/Regional History, Planning Board News, State Legislator News, Things to do in & near Peru, Town Board News.
Peru town officials learned that it would cost more to keep Town of Peru’s highways safe this coming winter at their Monday, September 8, 2014 meeting. Highway Superintendent Michael Farrell informed the Board that salt will cost $73.65 a ton, 27% higher than budgeted and increasing the total cost from an estimated $75,000 to $110,000. […]
By John T. Ryan Additional Highway Department garage roof repairs, a delay in Safe Routes to School upgrades, appreciation to Town Justice James Kirby, a land offer, dead trees and comments about the new Town Hall steps were the primary subjects at the Monday, July 28, 2014 Peru Town Board meeting. In summary the Board: […]
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Fuller Excavating worker were putting the finishing touches on the Fuller Rd. bridge guardrails today. The bridge has reopened.