Clinton Thanks 50-Year School Traffic Officer


The Village of Clinton met Monday evening, Oct. 5 to discuss new business and hold their organizational meeting.

The Village Board met in the Town of Kirkland Hall to make adhering to social distance requirements less strenuous. The meeting began with a celebration and recognition for Sondra Coe, a school traffic officer retiring after 50 years of service to the village.

Clinton Mayor Steve Bellona presented Coe with a plaque commemorating her long-term dedication to the safety of Clinton students and thanking her for sacrificing the time every day to fulfill an important community service. Coe said she isn't done helping the Clinton School District and will continue to volunteer her time in other ways.

When asked if she had any words of wisdom for the community by the Mayor she responded, true to form, "Look both ways before you cross the street."

The Annual Organizational Meeting began with the results of the village elections Sept. 15 being announced. Trustee Tom Firsching retained his seat on the Board and the resignation of Trustee Carrie Evans, who was elected to the other seat, was recognized.

The appointments for Village positions were read before the appointments of board member responsibilities were read. Rozanne D'Acunto was appointed Village Clerk and Treasurer. Marc Goldberg was appointed Deputy Clerk, Deputy Treasurer, and Tax Collector.

Robert Rockwell was appointed Superintendent of Public Works in charge of streets, Water and Sewer lines. Robert Harris was appointed as Codes Enforcement Officer.

Carol Hernandez was appointed Secretary of the Village Planning Board. William P. Schmitt was appointed as Village Attorney. The full list of volunteers and traffic officers is available with the Village.

Firsching was nominated as Deputy Mayor, Mayor Bellona was nominated as the Marriage Officer, Richard L. Williams was nominated as the Village Historian, and Michael Mahanna was nominated to the Park Commissioner position.

NBT Bank was nominated as the official depository for Village funds. The Waterville Times was designated the official newspaper of the Village.

The Board accepted the Bonding and Insurance requirements…

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