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GDO My Notes on the Town Board Meeting of 8/25/2014

The meeting was called to order at 7PM by Supervisor, Joel Craig. Board members Mike Mortenson, Don Westmore and Matthew Phelan were present; Andrea Dunn was absent. Joyce Vale, Town Clerk, was there as well. The Board members approved the minutes of the previous meeting and the list of audited bills to pay. The Town …

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TOWN BOARD MEETING JULY 28, 2014

The Town Borad meeting of July 28th, 2014 was called to order by Supervisor Joel Craig at 7:00PM. All Board members present, Andrea Dunn, Don Westmore, Mike Mortenson, and Matthew Phelan. The Town Clerk, Joyce Vale, and the Town’s Attorney, Tal Rappelyea were present. The Board approved the minutes of the previous meeting and the …

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What is “sadomonetarism”?

Here’s another great column from PaulKrigman: Paul Krugman, NY Times 7/11/2014 One unhappy lesson we’ve learned in recent years is that economics is a far more political subject than we liked to imagine. Well, duh, you may say. But, before the financial crisis, many economists — even, to some extent, yours truly — believed that …

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Notes on the Town Board Meeting, June 23, 2014

The meeting was called to order at 7 PM by Supervisor Joel Craig. Attending were all Board Members: Andrea Dunn, Don Westmore, Mike Mortenson, and Matthew Phelan. The Town Clerk, Joyce Vale and the Attorney, Tal Rappelyea were there as well. The Board unanimously approved the Minutes of the prior meeting and the motion to …

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Town Board Workshop Meeting June 16,2014

I was unable to attend this meeting,but Ellen Eptein did, and kindly has sent me her notes on the evening.  She was the only “civilian” attending this workshop meeting, which is designed for discussion of issues among Board members and interested residents, and no votes are taken.  However, decisions may be made at the next …

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