My heartfelt congratulations to the Honorable Mayor James Pawliczek for his many years of commitment to the citizens of the Village of Florida! Florida has seen some great success and improvement under Jim’s leadership. I wish you the very best in your retirement from public life.
The Village’s Brush Disposal Program has begun. The hours are Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon to 4 p.m. in Apr., May and Jun.; and July, Aug. and Sept. on the first and third weekend of the month from 12 noon to 4 p.m.
This is a program for Village residents. The location is at the Department of Public Works yard in Veterans Memorial Park.
No commercial operators are permitted. Brush cannot exceed six inches in diameter. Bagged leaves are accepted in paper bags only – please no grass clippings.
Congratulations to George Arnott, the Ahearn Family and Shirley Puett, recipients of the Robert J. Uplinger Distinguished Service Award, and to Roger Smith, who was honored with the prestigious Melvin Jones Fellowship for Dedicated Humanitarian Service Award.
Next Board Meeting
The next Village Board meeting will take place on Mon., Apr. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Village Hall, located at 77 Main St. in Warwick NY.
The above column, written by Village of Warwick Mayor Michael Newhard, has been published in the Apr. 11 issue of the Warwick Valley Dispatch.