by Sara Bollinger – Manlius Town Councilor
Happy New Year!
Be positive; test negative. We will get through this eventually. For now, stay safe: wash your hands, wear a mask and keep your distance from people not in your ‘pod’. For current information about testing and vaccines go to https://covid19.ongov.net/.
This was the ‘off year’ for Town elections, so there are no changes in membership from 2020. To view the Organizational Meeting Agenda visit: https://www.townofmanlius.org/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Minutes/_01062021-619
Open Podium is Back!
Please plan to share your input at a future Town Board meeting at 6:30PM. Pre-registration is encouraged, but not required
The January 13 th meeting began with two Wellwood students presenting their idea for a sidewalk on Salt Springs Road from where the new Village of Fayetteville sidewalk ends to
A Zone Change from Commercial A to Commercial B is proposed on Manlius Center Road east of Minoa Fire Station 2 for a self-storage facility. The Town Board referred this to the
Planning Board. A Public Hearing has been scheduled for February 24th.
Please consider joining the 21 Day Racial Equity Challenge: https://www.cnyequity.org/21
Sustainable Manlius is making great progress identifying ‘actions’ that have already been completed to generate points. https://www.townofmanlius.org/243/Sustainable-Manlius
The Public Safety Advisory Committee has developed a Draft set of recommendations. They are waiting for the Onondaga County E.O.203 Task Force to issue their recommendations before scheduling a Public Hearing. https://www.townofmanlius.org/242/Public-Safety-Advisory-Committee
We made the final payment on the window replacements. The Town is now debt-free.
A new Communications Committee has been formed to facilitate more coordinated and consistent messaging to Residents.
Good news for current times: The State Budget cut 2021 AIM funding by 20%. Manlius had budgeted for a 30% cut.