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Special Meeting: Proposed NYS Group Home For Sex Offenders: Pontiac Road Near Ryther

There will be a special Evans Town Board Meeting on Tuesday, November 26th at 6:30 PM regarding the proposed New York State  home for sex offenders to be built on Pontiac Road near Ryther.  If you know anyone in Evans or Eden who will be effected, please let them know. This may be their only chance […]

Funds Sought To Replace Water Lines!

Before you get too excited, remember you live in the Town of Evans. Our neighbor, Eden, is seeking funding to replace some 60+ year old water lines. In Evans, before the spending on the water project began, questions were raise by TownOfEvans.com and others as to why the town wasn’t seeking funding for the proposed […]

Evans Assessor Lawsuit Heads To Court Today

Whatever happened to fact checking at the Buffalo News? Was the Freedom of Information Law repealed? Salary figures could have been verified before printing figures that don’t include benefits. Councilman Paul Cooper read the assessor’s so called facts & figured into the record at an August meeting. Robert Freeman of the NYS Committee On Open […]

What Is Cost To Keep 112 Water Customers?

Using rounded number of 5,000 Evans water customers reduced to 110 water customers after the turnover to the ECWA: If 5,000 customers generated $2,000,000 in sales, then 110 customers should result in $44,000 in sales. The budget lists $203,000 in water sales. If 5,000 customers require $1,100,00 in water purchases, then 110 customers should result […]

E = MC2: Evans needs More Change times 2

The assessed value of Evans in 2013 was $867,047,758 (Page #2 of Budget). In 2014, this value is listed as $869,951,345.  (Page 11) That’s only a $2,903,587 increase. Amherst is growing. Hamburg is growing. Buffalo is booming. Why not Evans? Is is just the high taxes? Why is the Evans Thruway exit the only business […]

APNewsBreak: NY Republicans Receive Subpoenas

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York’s anti-corruption commission has issued subpoenas demanding information from Republicans, but the panel established by Gov. Andrew Cuomo has not apparently made such demands of Cuomo’s fellow Democrats in a recent flurry of subpoenas aimed at political organizations, according to an official familiar with the case.  (Click Here To Read Entire […]

Board Cuts Funding To Youth Groups

When I was chairman of the Rec Board in mid 1980’s, youth groups got $7,000 each. In 2013 dollars, youth groups would need about $15,215,05 in funding to have the same spending power. The 2014 budget cuts funding by $1,000 from 2013 to $4,500. Residents are told we get a lot for taxes we pay. […]

Auditors Fault Fire District For Lax Oversight

Click Here To Read Article $2,100,000 “unaccounted for” in Evans and no one is looking at where the money went? In 2005, Former Supervisor Catalino used an unauthorized town check to reimburse his girl friend for hotel expense at the 2005 Association of Towns convention in NYC. The 2012 state audit only looked at water […]

$55,000 Missing In West Seneca Referred To D.A.

NOTE: Click Here To Read The Freeholders Complaint. —————————————– The 9-28-2013 NYS Comptroller’s Newsletter “DiNapoli: Audit Uncovers $55,000 in Suspicious Spending at West Seneca Fire District” raise questions as to why his office held Evans to a much lower standard. In Evans, the 2012 Comptroller’s audit showed that $2,100,000 was “unaccounted for”. Remember Bob “I’m […]

Evans Going To The Dogs?

TEN +1 SUGGESTIONS FOR PUTTING PEOPLE OVER DOGS 1) Install lights at skate board park for kids 2) Re-Open boat launch at Lake Erie Beach Park for people 3) Restore access at Pervis Landing for people 4) Replace long ago removed stairs to beach in Derby for people 5) Schedule additional movie nights for Derby […]

Audits: Evans VS Grand Island

Evans and Grand Island are both waterfront communities in Erie County. Grand Island’s population is increasing while Evans sees new For Sale signs in front lawns every week. This makes the two towns a good choice for comparison of local government. The Grand Island  2013 Audit found problems with fuel transactions. The 2002 Evans Audit […]

Contract With ECWA Requires Additional $4,824,928 In New Spending!

Didn’t like your first Erie County Water Authority bill this past July? The contract with the Erie County Water Authority requires $4,824,928 in new spending on road and water line improvements! Improvements in 2014 will cost $2,001,156! Where will this money come from???? Higher taxes? Higher water bill surcharges? More debt to be paid off over […]

What They Make, 2012-13: County & Municipal Payrolls in NYS

What They Make, 2012-13 County & Municipal Payrolls in NYS  August 22, 2013 Local government is a labor-intensive business, and employee compensation is the single biggest element of most municipal budgets. The 2012-13 edition of What They Make, the Empire Center’s annual report on public payrolls, allows New York taxpayers to compare this key element […]

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Funds Sought To Replace Water Lines!

Before you get too excited, remember you live in the Town of Evans. Our neighbor, Eden, is seeking funding to replace some 60+ year old water lines. In Evans, before the spending on the water project began, questions were raise by TownOfEvans.com and others as to why the town wasn’t seeking funding for the proposed […]

What Is Cost To Keep 112 Water Customers?

Using rounded number of 5,000 Evans water customers reduced to 110 water customers after the turnover to the ECWA: If 5,000 customers generated $2,000,000 in sales, then 110 customers should result in $44,000 in sales. The budget lists $203,000 in water sales. If 5,000 customers require $1,100,00 in water purchases, then 110 customers should result […]

Contract With ECWA Requires Additional $4,824,928 In New Spending!

Didn’t like your first Erie County Water Authority bill this past July? The contract with the Erie County Water Authority requires $4,824,928 in new spending on road and water line improvements! Improvements in 2014 will cost $2,001,156! Where will this money come from???? Higher taxes? Higher water bill surcharges? More debt to be paid off over […]

Lies, Darn Lies & Town of Evans Water Bullet Points

Below is the handout given to residents at the 7-17-2013 town board meeting. Below the handout is a chart that shows the town board has been less than truthful about residents saving money by turning of the water system to the Erie County Water Authority. Handout states that average homeowner uses 15,000. Even at 15,000, […]

Cooper Praises Catalino & Erickson For Water Project!

Unhappy about your first Erie County Water Authority water bill? Thank Paul Cooper, Karen Erickson & Rob & Bob Cat Catalino. Evans Town Board member Paul Cooper discussed that the light is at the end of the tunnel with respect to the tender of the town’s water operations to the Erie County Water Authority.  He […]

WGRZ-TV Video On Water Bills!

Town of Evans Residents Paying for Government’s Mistakes In the Town of Evans, some residents’ water bills have doubled– and the extra revenue is paying to fix mistakes made by the town government itself. Click Here! Click Here To View All TownOfEvans.com Posts On The Water Project! Email this page

Consequences Of Water Department Mismanagement Will Be Unfair ECWA Water Bills

My two Evans tenants, who pay their water bills, used 2,000 & 4,000 gallons of water. Both were under the 6,000 minimum charged by the Town of Evans Water Department and paid the $33.30 minimum water bill. The Erie County Water Authority  has a 9,000 gallon minimum. Minimum bills in July will be $61.65! That […]

Top 10 Water Project Facts Omitted From Supervisor’s Column

A water department is unique since it sells water and makes a “profit” for the municipality. Evans just gave this “profit” the the Erie County Water Authority!  The 2013 Evans budget lists $2,000,000 in water sales and $1,100,000 in water purchases. That’s $675,000 budgeted “profit” in the 2013 budget and $900,000 in “profit”  that can’t be […]

Paul Cooper Is the Only Current Evans Town Board Member to Vote on All Water Project Resolutions!

A common tactic at Evans Tow Hall is to blame previous boards for current day problems facing the town. This is true of the $16,000,000+ water improvement project. If one was inclined to assign blame, Councilman Paul Cooper voted for every resolution on the water improvement project. Minutes 1-17-2007, Page 34 – Click Here! Paul […]

Download The Informational Water Rate Increase Flyer

Printed news reports on upcoming water rate increases were incorrect. Rates will increase significantly more than the reported $5.00 a quarter. The actual quarterly increase if you are now paying a $33.30 minimum water bill is $28.35! Seniors and others on fixed incomes will face real hardships. If your last water bill was more than […]

Should Residents Give Water Authority Driver’s License & SS#’s?

Many residents are very upset about being required to provide the ECWA driver’s license number & SS#. Section 3.4 of the contract requires the town to collect unpaid bills ECWA water bills. (see below) Also, Deputy Director Lichtenthal said that the town’s surcharges collected by the ECWA would be reduced by total amount of past […]

Erie County Water Authority Pays No Tax For Sturgeon Point Facility Assessed At $91,406,250!

The Erie County Water Authority’s  (ECWA) Sturgeon Point facility is assessed at $91,406,250 ( Click Here ) If taxes were paid on this property they would total $2,751,155.36406! If an ECWA employee makes a call 911, it’s Evans Police, Fire & Rescue that responds. If the ECWA made payments in lieu of taxes to the Town of […]

Your Share Of Evans Water Project Debt

At the start of the water project, former supervisor Robert Catalino II stated that the turnover of the water system was justified since there would be no water rate increases for the next 20 years. Since that statement, the town has raised rates three times and there will be a huge increase on your Erie […]

How Much Will Your Water Bill Increase? The The Water Bill Calculator!

Water bills are going up as much as 85.1%! How much will your bill increase? Try the TownOfEvans.com Water Bill Calculator. Click Here For Instructions If you already registered – Click Here To Login To Your Account Click Here To Register Email this page

Cooper Says Residents Should Blame Catalino & Erickson For Higher Water Bills

Wikipedia defines blame as: Blame is the act of censuring, holding responsible, making negative statements about an individual or group that their action or actions are socially or morally irresponsible, the opposite of praise. When someone is morally responsible for doing something wrong their action is blameworthy. By contrast, when someone is morally responsible for […]

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Kim Hulburd: Assessed At About 1/3 Of Market Value!

NOTE: When you go before the Board of Assessment Review (BAR), Kim Hulburd is one of the BAR members that votes on your assessment reduction.  Kim Hulburd is good friends with Evans Assessor Jeanne Ebersole. Ebersole gave Hulburd on of the most favorable assessments in Evans. A property’s assessment is based on its market value. […]

New Online Calculator: Compare Your Assessment To Board of Assessment Review Members

The Town of Evans Board of Assessment Review (BAR) members have very favorable assessments that save this group thousands of dollars in taxes EVERY YEAR! Click Here To See How Much They Save! In fact, many political insiders benefit at the expense of unconnected Evans residents. The most favorable assessment found to date is BAR […]

Does the Ebersole / Erickson Quid Pro Quo Have Any Limits?

The Connors / Erickson clan illegally rebuilt their hot dog stand over a sewer main without first obtaining building permits, surveys, building plans, etc.  The cost to fix the problem to Erie County Sewer District II customers was $100,000. Erickson & family agreed to pay $700 a year for 30 years or $21,000. Sewer customers […]

Board of Assessment Review = BAR = Benefits And Reductions!

Would you like a big savings on your tax bills? Get on the Board of Assessment Review (BAR)! The acronym really stands for Benefits And Reductions in both assessed property values and taxes paid!   CLICK HERE TO VIEW DATA   The worst offender is Kim Hulburd. Her house is assessed at about $11 a square foot. […]

Did Councilman Cooper Benefit From Reassessment?

Lies, Darn  Lies & Statistics. Using statistics you could make a case that all politicians would tell the truth 100% of the time! Let take a look at Councilman Paul Cooper’s statements in the 1-10-2013 Hamburg Sun. (Entire Article Below) Did his assessment go up 30%? Yes From $66,000 to $78,600. Did Cooper get a favorable assessment […]

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Auditors Fault Fire District For Lax Oversight

Auditors Fault Fire District For Lax Oversight

Click Here To Read Article $2,100,000 “unaccounted for” in Evans and no one is looking at where the money went? In 2005, Former Supervisor Catalino used an unauthorized town check to reimburse his girl friend for hotel expense at the 2005 Association of Towns convention in NYC. The 2012 state audit only looked at water […]

$55,000 Missing In West Seneca Referred To D.A.

NOTE: Click Here To Read The Freeholders Complaint. —————————————– The 9-28-2013 NYS Comptroller’s Newsletter “DiNapoli: Audit Uncovers $55,000 in Suspicious Spending at West Seneca Fire District” raise questions as to why his office held Evans to a much lower standard. In Evans, the 2012 Comptroller’s audit showed that $2,100,000 was “unaccounted for”. Remember Bob “I’m […]

Audits: Evans VS Grand Island

Evans and Grand Island are both waterfront communities in Erie County. Grand Island’s population is increasing while Evans sees new For Sale signs in front lawns every week. This makes the two towns a good choice for comparison of local government. The Grand Island  2013 Audit found problems with fuel transactions. The 2002 Evans Audit […]

Elma: Too Much In Savings Accounts. No Town Tax!

In Elma, there is too much money in reserve accounts. Elma could lower town taxes BUT THERE ARE NO TOWN TAXES! Evans has some of the highest taxes in Erie County! In Evans, $$3-5,000,000 in reserve or savings account funds are “unaccounted for”! $2,100,000 in general funds are “unaccounted for”! The water department has $976,000  fund […]

State Audits: Different Towns Different Standards?

In 2002, the Town of Newstead had a Capital Project to build a Highway Garage. In short, town officials didn’t properly inform residents as to expected costs and didn’t properly manage cost overruns. There were $802,217 in cost overruns. $438,000 for additions to the Project that were not in keeping with the original project scope and/or original bid specifications. […]

Did Town Attorney Zajas Improperly Receive Fees Paid From Water Project Funds?

The 2012 audit of the Town of Evans revealed $2,100,000 in unaccounted for spending of water project funds. The $2,100,000 question is why there was zero effort made to find how these funds were spent. A look at $38,000 of water project funds may begin to answer many questions. Under the law, when a business, […]

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What Is Cost To Keep 112 Water Customers?

What Is Cost To Keep 112 Water Customers?

Using rounded number of 5,000 Evans water customers reduced to 110 water customers after the turnover to the ECWA: If 5,000 customers generated $2,000,000 in sales, then 110 customers should result in $44,000 in sales. The budget lists $203,000 in water sales. If 5,000 customers require $1,100,00 in water purchases, then 110 customers should result […]

Board Cuts Funding To Youth Groups

When I was chairman of the Rec Board in mid 1980’s, youth groups got $7,000 each. In 2013 dollars, youth groups would need about $15,215,05 in funding to have the same spending power. The 2014 budget cuts funding by $1,000 from 2013 to $4,500. Residents are told we get a lot for taxes we pay. […]

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E = MC2: Evans needs More Change times 2

E = MC2: Evans needs More Change times 2

The assessed value of Evans in 2013 was $867,047,758 (Page #2 of Budget). In 2014, this value is listed as $869,951,345.  (Page 11) That’s only a $2,903,587 increase. Amherst is growing. Hamburg is growing. Buffalo is booming. Why not Evans? Is is just the high taxes? Why is the Evans Thruway exit the only business […]

What They Make, 2012-13: County & Municipal Payrolls in NYS

What They Make, 2012-13 County & Municipal Payrolls in NYS  August 22, 2013 Local government is a labor-intensive business, and employee compensation is the single biggest element of most municipal budgets. The 2012-13 edition of What They Make, the Empire Center’s annual report on public payrolls, allows New York taxpayers to compare this key element […]

DiNapoli Announces Support for Fiscal Stress Early Warning System

DiNapoli Announces Support for Fiscal Stress Early Warning System Lists     Summary Lists That’s good news for Evans Taxpayers. The Bad News is that the Town of Evans did not file required documents. Maybe the report is with the missing $2,100,000 in water funds or the $3,000,000+ in missing reserve funds?     Email […]

SeeThroughNY NYS Pension Database

Pensions SeeThroughNY is building a comprehensive networking community to help collect data for this site. Contact us to learn how you can help make public information about New York government more accessible. Click Here http://seethroughny.net/pensions/ Email this page

Why No Spending Cuts In Evans?

If you haven’t seen the Evans Money Tree, take a look in the nearest mirror. Every Evans taxpayer is a leaf on the money tree. Water department mismanagement will hit home next month when Evans water customers get their first Erie County Water Authority bill. Many Evans residents will see their water bill almost double! […]

New York Property Taxes Ranked By Empire Center

          Western New York property owners pay the state’s highest median effective tax rate, according to newly released data from the Empire Center. The internet-based tool –BenchmarkingNY’s Property Taxes by Location – allows taxpayers to compute and compare total school district, municipal and county tax burdens in thousands of communities across […]

Is Department of Public Works A Management Salary Sink Hole?

The president governs the USA, the governor the entire state and the county executive the county. So why does the Evans Department of Public Works (DPW) need so many chiefs? The DPW was promoted to residents as a money saving consolidation of town services. Does town really need a drainage czar at $13,523 a year […]

Evans VS Hamlin: An Accounting Comparison

On 3-16-2013, the NYS comptroller released the audit of Hamlin, NY which is outside of Rochester. From the report: Although the Board received monthly budget to actual reports, it had not requested or received monthly trial balances, balance sheets, or reports on cash balances for each fund. In fact, when we requested the balance sheets for our audit, […]

Are Evans Taxpayers Being Fleeced?

What’s uncommon knowledge is that every construction project includes a cost of 25% for legal and engineering. Below is information about fees paid to the town’s engineering firm for the over budget water project. From 2006 to 2009 the engineering firm was paid $2,081,125! Before the project went to construction, I asked then Councilman Swyers […]

BobCat Comedy!

On page #9 of the 2-10-2013 Angola Pennysaver, former Evans Supervisor and current chairman of the Evans Democratic Committee, Robert BobCat Catalino Sr. states he’s has done some investigating about some Town spending issues where there’s an APPEARANCE of no-bid awards of town contracts. In 1982, the courts ordered BobCatSr to repay the town for […]

High Taxes Lands Evans On Local Governments Fiscally Distressed List

These preliminary estimates are for informational purposes only, and whether a local government qualifies would depend on their circumstances during arbitration. The calculations were developed using five years of full value tax rate data (2008-2012) but only four years of fund balance data (2008-2011) as 2012 data for all classes is not yet available. In addition, and for […]

Town’s Auditor Recommends Raising Taxes

At the 1-23-2013 Evans Town Board Worksession, Tom Malecki of Dresher & Malecki, the town’s auditing firm, made a presentation to the town board that recommended raising  taxes. Little time was devoted as to how to reduce spending. In the real world, when a company is in financial trouble they cut spending. Malecki’s report to the board […]

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Evans Assessor Lawsuit Heads To Court Today

Evans Assessor Lawsuit Heads To Court Today

Whatever happened to fact checking at the Buffalo News? Was the Freedom of Information Law repealed? Salary figures could have been verified before printing figures that don’t include benefits. Councilman Paul Cooper read the assessor’s so called facts & figured into the record at an August meeting. Robert Freeman of the NYS Committee On Open […]

APNewsBreak: NY Republicans Receive Subpoenas

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York’s anti-corruption commission has issued subpoenas demanding information from Republicans, but the panel established by Gov. Andrew Cuomo has not apparently made such demands of Cuomo’s fellow Democrats in a recent flurry of subpoenas aimed at political organizations, according to an official familiar with the case.  (Click Here To Read Entire […]

Evans Going To The Dogs?

TEN +1 SUGGESTIONS FOR PUTTING PEOPLE OVER DOGS 1) Install lights at skate board park for kids 2) Re-Open boat launch at Lake Erie Beach Park for people 3) Restore access at Pervis Landing for people 4) Replace long ago removed stairs to beach in Derby for people 5) Schedule additional movie nights for Derby […]

Feldmann’s Historic Vote Signals Change In Evans.

On Thursday 8-8-2013, the Evans Town Board Voted 2 to 1 to approve the assessments services contract with Cheektowaga. It was first time in decades that the democratic party bosses lost a vote they dearly wanted. For those that don’t know how Evans politics works, Councilman Feldmann was under tremendous arm twisting by party bossed […]

Comprehensive Plan Now Online! Is It Out Of Date?

Here are the links: Comprehensive Plan: Click Here Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP): Click Here Lake Erie Beach Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy: Click Here It’s no secret that the Town of Evans isn’t growing fast enough to minimize school and town tax increases. The Comprehensive Plan estimated that the population in Evans would grow from 16,000 […]

Population Decline Continues In Evans

The TownOfEvans.com often compares Evans to the Town of Elma. The 6-13-2013 article in the Buffalo News may be proof that there’s validity in the analysis of these two towns. The high town taxes in Evans vs. NO TOWN TAX in Elma explains why Elma’s population increased 2% while Evans’ population decreased by 0.03%. Population […]

Poloncarz Kills Hike & Bike Funding

There are 25 towns in Erie County. Two towns, Evans & Elma, (Republican supervisors. A coincidence?) were hit hard by County Executive Poloncarz’s budget cuts. Hike & Bike and unspecified cuts to county parks lose funding. Of all the county parks, only two are in significant disrepair, Bennett Beach & Wendt Beach, both in Evans. Call […]

Is It Time For A New Director of Community Development?

The March 3rd, 2013 Pennysaver had an ad placed by the Town of Evans director of community development for a housing seminar on February 26, 2013!!!! Maybe she was planning on hiring Mr. Peabody & Sherman & the WayBack machine to get people to the seminar! Jokes aside, it’s sad that the town board gave […]

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Auditors Fault Fire District For Lax Oversight

Auditors Fault Fire District For Lax Oversight

Click Here To Read Article $2,100,000 “unaccounted for” in Evans and no one is looking at where the money went? In 2005, Former Supervisor Catalino used an unauthorized town check to reimburse his girl friend for hotel expense at the 2005 Association of Towns convention in NYC. The 2012 state audit only looked at water […]

County Needs Updated Sex Offender Registry NOT Registry Of Animal Abusers

Courts may assign one of three risk levels to sex offenders. The NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services maintains a sex offender database. When searching by zip code for Evans, it appears that the database is out of date by 4 to 5 years. EVANS EXAMPLE:  What kind of “clients” are housed at 8071 Southwestern Blvd.? I […]

Amherst: Town Comptroller Clamps Down On Violations

The Town of Town’s general fund has a deficit of $2,534,474! The town did not get into this financial trouble without many questionable accounting practices. It’s not enough to only tell residents using credit cards has been discontinues. Residents should be told how accounting practices have been fixed to comply with recommendations of the state auditor. What, if any, […]

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Does the Ebersole / Erickson Quid Pro Quo Have Any Limits?

The Connors / Erickson clan illegally rebuilt their hot dog stand over a sewer main without first obtaining building permits, surveys, building plans, etc.  The cost to fix the problem to Erie County Sewer District II customers was $100,000. Erickson & family agreed to pay $700 a year for 30 years or $21,000. Sewer customers […]

Connors / Erickson Gets 4th One Bid Contract

At the 3-6-2013 Town Board Meeting, a two man board (Councilman Feldmann was absent) voted to approve a one bid contract for the Sturgeon Point Marina Concession Stand. Less that one hour after the vote, TownOfEvans.com was informed that the Freedom of Information Request for documents related to town official’s efforts to find bidders for the contract […]

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Connors / Erickson Gets 4th One Bid Contract

Connors / Erickson Gets 4th One Bid Contract

At the 3-6-2013 Town Board Meeting, a two man board (Councilman Feldmann was absent) voted to approve a one bid contract for the Sturgeon Point Marina Concession Stand. Less that one hour after the vote, TownOfEvans.com was informed that the Freedom of Information Request for documents related to town official’s efforts to find bidders for the contract […]

Szewczyk, Secrecy & Smoke

3-14-2013 The post Eden Publishes Meeting Agendas In Pennysaver! Why Not Evans? includes the meeting date & time of Eden’s Economic Development Committee. In Evans, this information is not provided on town’s web site nor are minutes of the committee’s meetings. In fact, the director of community development’s web page offers potential businesses “confidentially” for their projects. A confidential meeting […]

Connors / Erickson Awarded 4th One Bid Contract

At the March 6th, 2013 Evans Town Board Meeting, by a vote of 2 to 0, (Councilman Feldmann was absent) a resolution to award Connors Hot Dog Stand a one bid contract for the Sturgeon Point Marina Restaurant was passed. For rent of $67.00 a month, Evans Taxpayers pick up the cost of electric, water […]

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Cooper Was Ebersole’s Defender Right Up Until The Final Vote

Cooper Was Ebersole’s Defender Right Up Until The Final Vote

When Paul Cooper’s lips move, you only hear the words of the party bosses. When Jeanne Chase was appointed assessor, she was a republican on the Erie County Legislature. Next she became the Evans chairman of the Independence Party. Currently, she’s registered as a conservative. The assessor is given a six year term in part […]

Cooper Praises Catalino & Erickson For Water Project!

Unhappy about your first Erie County Water Authority water bill? Thank Paul Cooper, Karen Erickson & Rob & Bob Cat Catalino. Evans Town Board member Paul Cooper discussed that the light is at the end of the tunnel with respect to the tender of the town’s water operations to the Erie County Water Authority.  He […]

Paul Cooper Is the Only Current Evans Town Board Member to Vote on All Water Project Resolutions!

A common tactic at Evans Tow Hall is to blame previous boards for current day problems facing the town. This is true of the $16,000,000+ water improvement project. If one was inclined to assign blame, Councilman Paul Cooper voted for every resolution on the water improvement project. Minutes 1-17-2007, Page 34 – Click Here! Paul […]

Water Bills Are Going Down!

PAUL COOPER:   .  .  .  the light is at the end of the tunnel with respect to .  .  .  the town’s (turnover of) water operations to the Erie County Water Authority. I credit former Town Supervisor Rob Catalino (BobCat Jr.) and former Town board member Karen Erickson with their leadership in envisioning the […]