Speeding Concerns Near Golf Course Raised In Litchfield

Litchfield Town Supervisor Jim Entwistle opened the Aug. 10 meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance.


Entwistle read the balances of the General Funds and Highway Funds. Entwistle advised the board Tina Fahringer sent a letter of resignation, effective Aug. 1, regarding her serving on the Variance Board and Board of Assessment Review.

This will leave two openings. Entwistle asked the board to submit names of people that might want to serve.


Codes Enforcement Officer Ray Donley reported there have been 20 building permits issued so far this year. The latest ones are for a pool, covered porch, and a pole barn addition.


There will be a variance request regarding a house too close to the road. He advised he has received the engineering plans for the house in Jerusalem Hill Road.


Ray Donley (Herkimer County Legislator-District 13) advised there will be a meeting at Herkimer County Community College to inform town boards about how the American Rescue Plan money can be spent. Town of Litchfield will be receiving about $149,000, with Herkimer County set to receive approximately $11 million.


Legislator Donley advised the county will discuss Covid-19 at their Wednesday meeting.


Town resident Kevin Coates addressed the board…



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