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Seeking Applicants for Planning Board Vacancy

July 24, 2017

The Danby Town Board is seeking applicants to fill a vacant seat on the Danby Planning Board, recently held by Anne Klingensmith. Klingensmith announced her resignation, following ten years of service on the Planning Board, at the July 20 PB meeting. She intends to continue service with Danby by working on the Danby Natural Resources Inventory. Danby is deeply grateful for her decade of participation and her on-going involvement with Danby projects. The remainder of this term runs through December 31, 2021 (4.5 years). Applications are welcome from Danby residents, aged 18 years and older.


The next meeting of the Danby Planning Board will be October 18, 2017. The Planning Board meets once a month, on the third Thursday at 7pm in the Danby Town Hall. Questions about this position, and activities/projects currently before the Planning Board may be directed to Planner CJ Randall or Town Clerk Pamela Goddard. General information about Danby's municipal boards, including minutes of their meetings, can be found at the webpages on the Danby web site.


Persons interested in serving on the Planning Board should fill out an application (available at the Town Clerk’s office) or write a letter of intent listing professional, educational, or other experience that would assist the applicant in serving and answering the following questions: Why you are interested in this position and what you hope to accomplish in this position? Include mailing address, email, and telephone contact information. The Town Board will consider applications, and schedule interviews, as applications are received. The next meetings of the Town Board will be October 16, November 13, and 20. The Town Board seeks to fill this vacancy as soon as possible, so that the Planning Board may work with a full complement of members.


More information about this appointment, and appointments to all municipal boards and advisory councils is available at the office of the Town Clerk at the Danby Town Hall, 1830 Danby Road, Ithaca NY 14850. Call 607.277.4788 or email [].