ELIZABETHTOWN-Essex County Attorney Daniel Manning is "fighting for his life," Chairman RandyDouglas said at the May 31 Ways and Means Committee meeting of the Essex County Board of Supervisors.
Manning became very ill with a heart related problem May 26. At roughly the time of the meeting, Manning was at the Fletcher Allen Medical Center, Vermont, undergoing a "risky" surgical procedure, Douglas said. Douglas said he would keep people up -to-date on the issue via email.
In other regular business:
A resolution from the floor was passed to appoint Kathy Dagget to the position of Essex County public health director, with an annual salary of $73,000.
A resolution from the floor was passed requesting the Postal Service open lines of communication with Essex County town governments regarding the closing of post offices.
A resolution from the floor was passed requesting State Senator Betty Little and State Assemblywoman Teresa Sayward introduce legislation to allow assessment reduction for property that received at least 50 percent damage, from its assessed value, due to recent and flooding, and for the state of New York to make up the difference in any lost revenue to municipalities or school districts.
A resolution was passed authorizing a budget amendment in Mental Health, to increase revenues and appropriations by $6,997.59, to install access control on three doors in the clinic from Security Concepts, N.Y.