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Town of Lewiston items of interest this week

by jmaloni
Sat, Sep 25th 2010 09:25 am
by Terry Duffy

The Lewiston Town Board will be discussing more than a few items of interest to residents at sessions this coming week.

  • Town Supervisor Steve Reiter reports that Dennis Eisenbeck of National Grid will visit Monday's regular Town Board session to address the power discount package the energy provider has with the town and how market forces are resulting in further adjustments. Reiter explained at the Sept. 13 work session that National Grid, which at one time availed electrical power discounts of as much as 59 percent to town residents, then reducing that amount offering to 14 percent, is now faced with further reductions in the discount. He revealed that town residents could now be faced a discount dropping to 8.5 percent along with some "reconciliation" matters to help National Grid address shortfalls. The Eisenbeck presentation will open the board's session at 6 p.m.
  • A preliminary meeting on the 2011 town budget will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 28, at in the Town Hall conference room No. 1. The session gets under way at 6 p.m.
  • On Thursday, Sept. 30, at 9 a.m. the Town Board will meet with a number of interests involved with the various festivals held in the village to discuss the financial impacts associated with the events the Town of Lewiston contends with. Lewiston Police services and the costs involved are expected to be a matter of discussion among others.

Expected at the session are the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees and Mayor Terry Collesano; Artpark officials; representatives of the Lewiston Council on the Arts; the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce; the Historical Association of Lewiston, organizers of the Jazz Festival; the Kiwanis Club of Lewiston, organizers of the Peach Festival, the business community and others. The meeting is open to the public.

  • Also on Thursday, representatives of Wendel Engineers will hold a meeting with the board at Town Hall to discuss updates to the Town of Lewiston Comprehensive Plan. The session gets under way at 3 p.m. and is open to the public.

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