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Town Celebrates $10 Million DRI Win

The Town of Kirkland Board met Monday evening to discuss new business.

The meeting began with the recognition that the Town of Kirkland and Village of Clinton's received a state Downtown Revitalization Initiative grant of $10 million. Village officials, including Mayor Elizabeth Tantillo, and members of Clinton Kirkland Improvement Corporation, which submitted the application, joined Town Board members for a photo.

Town of Kirkland resident Rebecca Stilz spoke with the Board about installing flags commemorating local military veterans. Stilz said she's been researching the process and plans to meet with the VFW and American Legion for more guidance.

The Board voiced their support for the project with Supervisor Bob Meelan saying, "It's a great idea."

Jim Nolan, director of the Kirkland Senior Center, spoke with the Board about building a deck addition to the Senior Center as well as a possible fishing addition behind the center. Melvin said he would also like to see a new Town Sign for the Center installed on Main Street.

The Board approved a resolution accepting the Feb. 27 meeting minutes.

Town Clerk Donna Maxam said the Speed Reduction Survey was returned to the Town. The road between Route 5 and the Westmoreland Town Line will be reduced from 55 mph to …


The full story is in this week's edition of the newspaper. 

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