HEARING, VOTE DUE DEC. 4
The League of Women Voters’ moderator, above, greets attendees at this evening’s informational meeting on hiring a county manager, underway at this hour in Courtroom #1 at the county courthouse in Cooperstown. A half-dozen members of the public attended, including Bill Waller, left, and Sydney Waller (not related), at right. In the background are Village Trustee Jim Dean and Marie Ajello, Toddsville. Inset, county Rep. Meg Kennedy, who chairs the committee that developed the county-manager proposal, introduces committee members, from left, county Reps. Andrew Marietta, Fly Creek; Liz Shannon, Oneonta; Peter Oberacker, Schenevus, and Michelle Farwell, Town of Butternuts. A first briefing was held last Thursday in Oneonta. The plan to create the $150,000-a-year job goes to public hearing at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, in the county board’s hearing room, 197 Main St., Cooperstown, followed by a county board vote.