100 Years Ago at the Village Board, January & February 1917

Jan. 5, 1917

Action on Sewer Bonds.

Dudley Toll Hill appointed Acting Police Justice of the Village for the year 1917.

Resignation of James Bliss, Village Assessor, accepted, effective March 1.

Bills submitted and approved for payment.

Jan. 15, 1917

Financial matters related to:

Special Street Fund

Bonds related to various funds

State, County, and Town tax on the Village Water Station & Sewer Disposal Plant

Sewer bonds

List of the names, addresses, and amounts of those with unpaid Village taxes and unpaid assessments for paving and curbing; a list of those deemed uncollectable that will be sold for back taxes.

Village Clerk authorized to purchase additional steel filing units for the Village office, not to exceed $60.

Bills submitted and approved for payment.

Feb. 2, 1917

Payments approved for 2 street funds (one includes paving for Mohawk and Schon-o-we [sic]).

A proposition for a new pumping unit to replace the current pump #2 was received from the General Electric Company. It is to be placed on file, the amount needed included in the 1917 budget, and the next board can have the work done.

The Village Attorney is to interview the State Board of Health in regard to the operation of the Sewer Disposal Plant.

Bills submitted and approved for payment.

Feb. 19, 1917

The Village Attorney and Engineer reported on their conference with Mr. Horton of the State Health Department. The Engineer is to see if it is practical to dispose of sewage without the cost of pumping, and to submit this plan to the Health Department.

Bills submitted and approved for payment.

Feb. 28, 1917

Bills submitted and approved for payment.