Benjamin Harrison was president the last time Democrats claimed a majority in Aurora…and one has to go all the way back to the second term of Grover Cleveland to find the last time the Aurora Town Board included a Democrat at all.
An application to re-open the former American Grille under new ownership will go before the Town of Aurora’s Planning Board for an initial review and recommendation, and will then go back to the Aurora Town Board for further discussions.
Early Voting is Ongoing, Election Day is Tuesday. We are featuring the current candidates for local offices and voting information for our readership.
A six-month moratorium on new development within certain zones is being proposed by the town. Town officials say the moratorium is not to completely rewrite the code, but to check it to make sure those regions still fit within the comprehensive plan and add zoning “steps” in some spots.
A measure to appoint a new member of the Town of Wales planning board hit a snag following a dispute between town board members.
The Village Board of East Aurora approved a new ambulance contract earlier in the week. It continues services with the current organization but is an updated agreement to adjust for price increases. The village has also contracted with a consultant to mitigate issues with an invasive deer population.
Conor Schneider of West Falls has announced his intention to run for a spot on the Aurora Town Board in this year’s election. He will seek the Republican line in the upcoming election and will run in the primary. He is doing so without the endorsement of the local Republican committee.
The Town of Marilla recently began live streaming work sessions and meetings on a public Facebook page called “Town of Marilla.” This page is now open to everyone who belongs to the social media platform, and will air the next meeting March 9.
William Kramer is retiring from his post as code enforcement officer at the end of the month, having served since December of 2004 after being appointed as department head in 2018 after Patrick Blizniak retired. New officer Liz Cassidy will take over this position later this month.