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Breakdown of the March 22 Town Board Meeting

By Barbara Power & Mindy MacLaren The Penfield Town Board unanimously approved extending the moratorium and prohibition of golf course redevelopment for an additional year on Wednesday, during a March 22 make-up session. The special meeting was necessary because the two previous meetings were cancelled because of weather.   Board member Linda Kohl chaired the … Continue reading Breakdown of the March 22 Town Board Meeting

Why I Ran for Penfield Town Board

By Tim Murphy I ran for political office because I really wanted to make a difference. After my unsuccessful run, I still believe that one person can make a difference, especially in local government; that is where it needs to start for most people: the strong desire to answer the call of civic duty and … Continue reading Why I Ran for Penfield Town Board

My Years on the Penfield Planning Board or, What I Learned about Local Government

By Barbara Rickman Power In the late 1980s, when I moved to Penfield with my then-husband, two children, and dog, I had my own ideas on how to help Penfield retain the characteristics that made it attractive to us.  I was very willing to share my opinions and observations whenever the opportunity came up during … Continue reading My Years on the Penfield Planning Board or, What I Learned about Local Government

Breakdown of the March 1st Town Board Meeting

By Barbara R. Power Public comments overwhelmingly favored continuation of the Town of Penfield’s moratorium against any land-use decisions for the parcel of land formerly operated as Shadow Pines Golf Course, during a public hearing on Wednesday, March 1, at the Penfield Town Hall. While the Town Board will not vote until March 15, an … Continue reading Breakdown of the March 1st Town Board Meeting