Plattsburgh Town Councilperson (Vote for Two)
Name: Gerard A. Renadette
Education: Beekmantown Central School, Canton ATC
Occupation: Department of Corrections
Organizations: Beekmantown Lions, Arthur Lefevre Senior Apartments, Eucharistic Minister and lector at St. Alexander's Church, Town of Plattsburgh Board of Ethics
Political experience: Incumbent, serving since 1996
Quote: "It has always been my desire to deliver fair representation to everyone in the Town regardless of political party affiliation. For the next 4 years I pledge to continue working with all board members to serve only the interests of the residents and not those of the private sector. I will keep town spending under control while maintaining the highest standard of equipment and services. I will continue working towards the sharing of services while protecting your Town's interests. Finally I will continue to respond promptly to any request or question received from residents of the Town."
Name: Paul D. Lamoy
Education: Peru Central School, Clinton Community College, SUNY Plattsburgh
Occupation: Foreman, William J. Murray Electric, Inc.
Organizations: Relay For Life American Cancer Society Committee, Assistant Fire Chief, New York State Emergency Medical Technician, American Red Cross First Aid and CPR instructor, MDA Telethon chairman, baseball and softball umpire and hockey referee
Political experience: Town Councilperson (2005), Town of Plattsburgh Planning Board Member
Quote: "I bring to the town council the construction expertise to continue to expand the infrastructure that is needed as new businesses move into the town. I will work to continue to squeeze tax dollars and maintain a zero town tax. I will work to share services when both municipalities benefit equally. I am available and will pledge to return calls or e-mails promptly."
Name: Sheila A. Brockway
Education: Salmon River Central, CVPH Medical Center School of Nursing
Occupation: Registered nurse, CVPH Medical Center
Organizations: Cumberland Head Tomorrow and the League of Women Voters
Political experience: Incumbent, serving since 2005, Town of Plattsburgh Deputy Supervisor
Quote: "I will continue to serve the community and work hard to bring significant job growth and responsible economic development to the Town of Plattsburgh. I will support responsible spending, monitor expenses and revenues. I will make informed decisions."
Name: John F. St.Germain
Education: Saranac Central School
Occupation: Retired, former owner St. Germain's Home Improvement
Organizations: Saranac Central School board, Cadyville Volunteer Fire Department, Senior Housing Coalition Board, coach summer baseball
Political experience: Town Councilperson (2000-2007)
Quote: "[I will] control spending by capping the tax levy needs to be done as all taxes and fees are based on your assessment which sums to increase each year. Water and sewage should never be forced on residents who either don't need it or can't afford it. It should be optional since it is a 22% increase in your tax bill ... A regional sewer treatment plant is still needed and would bring a savings in sewer rates to residents of the own of Plattsburgh."
Plattsburgh Town Clerk (Vote for One)
Name: Rickey J. Collins
Education: Plattsburgh High School, John W. Harold Education Center, Entrepreneurial Institute
Occupation: Owner and operator of R.C. and Son Garage for 41 years
Organizations: Town Clerks Association, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the Loyal Order of Moose, Plattsburgh-North Country Chamber of Commerce, New York State Towing Association, and U.S. Towing Association
Political experience: Incumbent, serving since 2009
Quote: " I earn my living based on how I deliver customer service in a professional and friendly manner. my organization and communication skills are excellent and my energy is boundless. I will continue to use my skills and knowledge to provide the residents with the kind of Town Clerk they need and deserve."
Name: Alicia D. Jessmer Sirk
Age: Not provided
Education: SUNY Plattsburgh, St. Lawrence University
Occupation: Business advisor, North Country Small Business Development Center
Organizations: Town of Plattsburgh Republican Committee; Clinton County Republican Committee; Turnpike Wesleyan Church; Girl Scouts of the North Country
Political experience: None provided
Quote: "I will use my administrative and computer skills to get the office automated so that applications for things such as dog licenses, copies of vital records, etc., can be completed and submitted online, with the ability to make online payments as well. In this day in age, this component is essential to make the office run more efficiently."