Jay Egg, CEO, Geo Egg, inset photo, speaks about heating Southside Mall with geothermal energy at a packed Oneonta Town Board meeting this evening in West Oneonta, as Town Board member Randal Mowers listens. “The writing is on the wall,” Egg said about future energy use. Municipalities and counties like Westchester are already declaring moratoriums on expanding natural-gas use while the state is green-lighting renewable energy. The Town of Oneonta is considering installing a geothermal heating system in Southside and other parts of the municipality, while the City of Oneoneta this week contracted with Geo Egg for a feasibility study on retrofitting a geothermal heating system in South Main Street. (Jennifer Hill/AllOTSEGO.com)
ONEONTA – Common Council Tuesday will consider a $10,000 contract with consultant Egg Geo, St. Petersburg, Fla., to look at possible benefits of geothermal heating.
Council meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, following a 6:30 p.m. reception in City Hall lobby to recognize the city’s 2019 Women Trailblazer Award winners Kelly Ames and Carol Mandigo.