Guilderland’s current supervisor, Peter Barber, noted that McKown had served as the town’s supervisor for just over a decade until 1824 and then, 100 years later, the association was formed. “We’re now here,” said Barber, a century after that.

On May 14, project consultants from MJ Engineering provided the  committee with an overview of the preliminary draft plan. 

The anniversary worship service starts at 11 a.m. in the church at 2291 Western Ave. followed by a luncheon in Fellowship Hall at 12:15 p.m. The Buena Comida taco truck will also be out in the church’s parking lot. Guilderland’s town historian, Mary Ellen Johnson, will speak in the sanctuary at 1 p.m. on the church’s history.

“With 80 percent of our clientele hailing from beyond Schoharie County — particularly from Albany, Saratoga Springs and Schenectady — expanding our business was a logical step,” said  Apple Barrel Group Chief Operating Officer Joshua Loden-Bray. 

The new training center will be a single building with a four-story tower at one end, a two-story section with a pitched roof in the middle, and two burn rooms at the other end.

“We are concerned that our message, which was supported by the board, has turned into a task force to look at all district spaces …,” said Julie Petti, president of the Guilderland Music Parents and Friends Association. “We are concerned that the music department’s voice will be lost among the many areas vying for resources.”

In October, engineer Richard Straut, who pulls double-duty as Voorheesville’s mayor, recommended that Altamont study the introduction of potassium ferrate into the drinking water at the Brandle Road site. 

Bethlehem Deputy Chief James Rexford said of his department’s $746,642 grant, “We are planning on using the money to upgrade our dispatcher radio consoles in the department’s Communications Center.”

In addition to deciding on a $125 million budget for next year, district residents will also elect three out of five candidates for the school board, vote on two complementary bus propositions, and also decide if the district should sell the town its 1860 Cobblestone Schoolhouse for $10,000.

The Guilderland Town Board on May 7 voted unanimously to accept Guilderland Village LLC’s application for a proposed Planned Unit Development on 13 acres of land spread across five separate tax parcels between 2298 and 2314 Western Ave.