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Village of Lewiston set to debut new boardroom

by jmaloni
Sat, Apr 9th 2016 07:00 am
Village of Lewiston Deputy Treasurer Edward Walker, far left, trustees Vic Eydt, Nick Conde and Bruce Sutherland, and Mayor Terry Collesano look over the woodwork recently completed inside the new municipal boardroom.
Village of Lewiston Deputy Treasurer Edward Walker, far left, trustees Vic Eydt, Nick Conde and Bruce Sutherland, and Mayor Terry Collesano look over the woodwork recently completed inside the new municipal boardroom.

By Joshua Maloni

Managing Editor

Trustees in the Village of Lewiston are anticipating holding April's monthly meeting inside a new Red Brick Municipal Building boardroom. Work is finishing up inside the former office of attorney Paul Grenga, just across the hall from the clerk's office.

Trustee Vic Eydt said the work is "about 80 percent complete."

"As most of you have looked at it, we're as far as we can go, as far as the (new dais) trim work and carving work at this point, until we get countertops in," he said Monday.

"The blinds are going up this Friday. (Trustee) Nick (Conde) and I, we're going to be probably doing the staining. We're going to do that ourselves," Eydt added.

The new dais will be carpeted like the existing one in the current boardroom. It will have wraparound wings with seating for other village officials.

The new location has a large flat-screen television, which will be used for presentations and diagrams. It's also expected to have microphones in the future.

"The game plan is, if everything goes well, as anticipated, our next meeting will be in the new boardroom," Eydt said.

"That's great news," Mayor Terry Collesano said.

The board meets at 6 p.m. Monday, April 18.

Trustee Vic Eydt, left, explains the wood carving on the new village dais to Mayor Terry Collesano and Engineer Mike Marino. 

Trustee Vic Eydt, left, explains the wood carving on the new village dais to Mayor Terry Collesano and Engineer Mike Marino.

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