Town approves LWRP resolution

The Dunkirk Town Board recently became one of several to approve the resolution committing to the Local Waterfront Revitalization Plan.

At its most recent meeting the board approved the resolution, which commits it to participate in an advisory committee and to pay $2,000 in the 2014 budget year.

According to Jay Warren, Northern Chautauqua County Local Economic Development chair, the town of Dunkirk joins the town of Portland and the village of Westfield in adopting the resolution.

“The resolution says we agree to give $2,000 in our 2014 budget, that’s all,” Dunkirk Supervisor Richard Purol said. “We haven’t discussed projects yet but we support the project going forward.”

Roberts and New roads residents again attended the meeting to complain about the lack of waterlines in their area. Purol said he has been in touch with engineers from Chadwick Bay Regional Development Corporation for help but has not heard anything about what the town would need to do to move forward.

The town also tabled an agenda item to fix doors in the town hall until a contractor can be found. Purol said the town got an estimate on the cost for a new door to the clerk’s office but tabled the item until the cost of the labor to install the door and switch the hinges on the door to the back storage can be obtained.

Town board members scheduled a road tour of the town for May 8. Because of this, the board will not hold a workshop in May. Its regular meeting will be held May 21 at 7 p.m.

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