Mayor’s Messages

June saw the launching of the First Call notification system.  This system will provide a tool for the Village to stay in touch with the residents and businesses in Menands, in a matter of minutes, in the event of an emergency.  It can also be used for other notices of things going on in the… Read More


I would like to say thank you to all who have expressed your appreciation of this column. It is an easy way to keep the residents informed of what I am doing and what is happening around Menands. I had an opportunity to visit a couple more businesses. Paul Reuss and I were given a… Read More


April has been a busy month in the Village of Menands. The special election held in March resulted in Aileen Nicoll and Lisa Proskin, who were appointed in 2011 to their positions, being sworn in as Village Trustee and Village Justice in April to begin their second year with the Village. The election also approved… Read More


In view of the positive feedback I have received from Village residents regarding my “Mayor’s Message”, I am going to post more frequently things going on in my role as Mayor of Menands. When I first took Office last year, one of my top priorities was to create a business friendly environment in Menands.  As… Read More


On behalf of the Village Board, I would like to wish you a Happy and Healthy New Year. As I look back on 2011 and ahead to 2012, there have been a number of developments in Menands that I would like to share with you. 2011 saw changes in administration and personnel.  Two new board… Read More