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When the winter is bitter cold, the North Country gets to work | NCPR News

Source: When the winter is bitter cold, the North Country gets to work | NCPR News

Sullivan Park Ice Rink Surface Looks Good

Highlights of the December 26, 2017 Peru Town Board Meeting

The meeting was chaired by Deputy Supervisor Donald McBrayer. Supervisor Peter Glushko and Counselor Jim Douglass were excused. The Board approved a labor contract with the Highway Department employees. Contract negotiations with the CSEA were protracted and difficult. A fact-finder helped reach the agreement. Jackie Kelleher of the law firm Stafford, Pillar and Murnane represented […]

Agenda – Peru Town Board Meeting of December 26, 2017

Call Meeting To Order at 7 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance Roll Call MOTION: Approval of Minutes for the December 11, 2017 Regular Board Meeting and the November 15, 2017 Special meeting.. Community Input DISCUSSION/RESOLUTION: Approve Purchase of New Water/Sewer Vehicle. DISCUSSION: Sullivan Park Grant Update. DISCUSSION: Planning Grant Award. DISCUSSION/RESOLUTION: Approve Logics Contract. DISCUSSION/RESOLUTION: Fund […]

Saranac, Peru, Champlain net over $967K in state grants – Sun Community News & Printing

Source: Saranac, Peru, Champlain net over $967K in state grants – Sun Community News & Printing

Highlights of Town Board’s November 23, 2017 Meeting

By John T. Ryan   Buttonwood resident Michael Blaine addressed the board regarding the proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Town of Peru and Buttonwood developer Donald Swain. Blaine called the agreement improper and asked counselors to look at it more closely. He said, ”Hold Swain to the same standards that you have held […]

Peru to Receive $1 million Plus NYS Grant

Governor  Cuomo announced that the Town of Peru has been awarded $1,006,081 for sewage system upgrades. The total project cost has been estimated at just over $4 million.  A new left/pump station to service the Buttonwood development is the highest priority item.  Click here for more grant details. Click here for an August 2016 Peru […]

2018 Town of Peru Budget Being Developed

The Town of Peru, has scheduled the following Budget Workshops for the 2018 Budget. The workshops are open to all. October 4, 2017 6:30 PM Water/Sewer/Valcour October 11, 2017 6:30 PM Highway October 26, 2017 6:30 PM General and Salaries October 30, 2017 6:30 PM If Necessary

Highlights of the September 25, 2017 Peru Town Board Meeting

By John T. Ryan After a brief discussion the board decided to look into implementing a complete smoking ban on town property. Supervisor Glushko commented, “I think it’s a good idea especially with all the kids in our community. They need a good example.” Councilman Brandy McDonald commented, “Vaping is getting worse.” A Champlain Valley […]

Town Board August 28, 2017 Meeting Highlights

By John T. Ryan Guest Speaker: Danielle O’Mara, a representative of the Champlain Valley Family Center’s Tobacco-Free Program, addressed the board. O’Mara complimented the board for the pro-active steps it has taken to prohibit smoking on town property. She suggested that they explore the T-21 program which encourages communities to raise the legal age to […]

Town Board Approves Water System Control and Monitoring Upgrades

By John T. Ryan Peru – Improvements continue at Peru’s water treatment plant. At the town board’s July 10, 2017 meeting counselors approved Courtney Tetrault’s recommendation to purchase a remote telemetry system which will enable water department personnel to control hamlet water pressure via computer. AquaLogics System, Inc. of Syracuse, NY submitted a price of […]

Meeting Includes Several Important Issues

Peru – A subdivision agreement, sidewalk construction, grant applications, water testing, zoning board issues, highway department budgeting and a report from County Legislator Peter Keenan highlighted the Peru Town Board’s June 27th meeting. The proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Town of Peru and Buttonwood Subdivision developer Donald Swain has been sent to Swain […]




Water from Peru Water District from the South Side of Peru Bridge, including Top’s Market Plaza, Pasquale’s, McDonald’s, Dunkin Donuts, Maplefields, Subway, Living Goods, Sweet Treat, and all homes in the area (PWS #NY0900219) MUST BE BOILED TO ENSURE SAFETY. This directive to remain in effect until the Health Depaertment has satisfactory evidence of delivery […]

Some Peru Water Users Will Not Have Water for Approximately Four Hours on Wednesday

The Town of Peru Water Dept will be performing an emergency water line repair. The water will be shut down on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 7:30 am and will be down approximately 4 hours. The areas that will be affected are 2945 Route 22 & Liberty’s Garage the areas that may be affected are: […]

Town Board Agenda for May 22

Agenda – Town Board Regular Meeting, May 22, 2017 @ 7:00 PM 1. Call Meeting To Order 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Roll Call 4. MOTION:​Approval of Minutes for the May 8, 2017 Public Hearing and the May 8, 2017 Regular Board Meeting. 5. Community Input 6. DISCUSSION/MOTION: Schedule Maiden Lane Lift Station Workshop. 7. DISCUSSION: […]

Town – Union at an Impasse

By John T. Ryan Peru – Contract negotiations, tobacco prohibitions and back-flow prevention valves were some of the topics discussed at the Monday, March 27th Town Board meeting. An impasse has been declared in contract negotiations between the Town of Peru and its Highway Department CSEA employees. Both sides met with a mediator on Tuesday. […]

Former Town Court Office Transformed

Peru – A Town Hall room once occupied by Peru’s two town justices, two secretaries and court records has been transformed into a room suitable for board executive sessions, conferences and employee breaks. Executive sessions had been held in the small town supervisor’s office. Supervisor Peter Glushko said the work was done by Water/Sewer/Parks Department […]

Monday, Feb. 27 Town Board Agenda

AGENDA – TOWN BOARD REGULAR MEETING, February 27@ 7:00 PM Call Meeting To Order Pledge of Allegiance Roll Call MOTION: Approval of Minutes for the February 13, 2017 Regular Board Meeting. Community Input DISCUSSION/RESOLUTION: Water/Sewer Truck Purchase DISCUSSION/RESOLUTION: Sewer Bond Resolution Clarification. DISCUSSION/RESOLUTION: Hwy. Dept. Mower Purchase. DISCUSSION: Alarm System Inspection. DISCUSSION: Sewer System Repair Update. DISCUSSION: […]

$4 Million Sewer Upgrade Moves Forward

Peru – As reported in the Peru Gazette, Peru’s sewer line and pumping infrastructure is aging and under capacity. At its January 23rd meeting, the town board resolved to borrow an amount not to exceed $4,030,070 for the acquisition, construction and reconstruction of sewer facilities. Once the resolution is effective the town will be eligible […]

Water and Sewer Rate Increases Planned and Attorneys Needed

By John T. Ryan Peru – The Main Street Plan was the primary topic at the Monday, December 12th Peru Town Board meeting; however, other important topics were discussed or acted on. The need for water and sewer rate increases was on the agenda. Supervisor Glushko said, “The special districts have to support themselves. Unfortunately, […]

A Very Special Christmas

The Peru Gazette couldn’t resist separately posting our photo of Courtney Tetrault, Kaitlin Tetrault and their 22 day old baby Keira Lee Tetrault. They were patiently waiting for Santa at the Fellowship Center last night. We wish we were present when they finally reached him. Courtney’s Water and Sewer Department staff decorated the Gazebo and […]

Dog Park Construction Underway

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 […]

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