Gelbsman At IGA Committee; Carson Assumes Public Safety

CLARK’S COMMITTEE CHAIRS Gelbsman Put On IGA Helm; Carson To Lead Public Safety COOPERSTOWN – Three of Oneonta’s five county reps are emerging as key players in the fifth year that county Rep. Kathy Clark, R-Otego, will chair the county Board of Representatives: Craig Gelbsman, R-12 (representing Wards 3 and 4), in his second term, will chair the influential Intergovernmental Affairs Committee, which oversees economic development. Already, Gelbsman has been serving as the county board’s liaison on the Otsego Now (IDA)…

Gelbsman To Replace Embattled Colleague

Gelbsman To Replace Embattled Colleague As County Board’s Liaison To IDA Board Editor’s Note: This article was edited for space in this week’s print editions. This is the complete version. By JIM KEVLIN • Given a colleague’s legal troubles, county Rep. Craig Gelbsman, R-Oneonta, is in line for appointment as liaison to the county IDA, the Industrial Development Agency that is spearheading redevelopment of Pony Farm Industrial Park. He would replace county Rep. Betty Anne Schwerd, R-Edmeston, who District…

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