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Luke Leszyk
607-535-2736

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Board of Trustees

Meets First & Third Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm, Board Room of the Municipal Building, 303 N. Franklin Street, Watkins Glen, NY

Anyone wishing to place a specific item on the agenda may do so by contacting the Village Clerk by 4 pm on the Friday prior to the scheduled meeting.

The Board of Trustees is an elected local government board of officials who ensure all areas of their jurisdiction is being maintained and cared for. 

Responsibilities of the Board of Trustees include:

  • Attend Board meetings, hearings and workshops and vote on all matters and questions before the Board.
  • Oversee and vote upon disbursement of village funds.
  • Oversee and vote upon public works issues in the best interest of the village, review/vote upon all bids for associated work.
  • Review monthly reports from Department Heads.
  • Work with planning, zoning,and public health officials in the best interest of the village and its citizens.
  • Accept committee assignment for overseeing departments.




Relevant People


Luke Leszyk

Luke Leszyk

  Mayor
  607-535-2736
  607-857-1691 (cell)

  

  • Elected to a four year term in March 2019 which expires March 2023
  • Retired New York State Trooper
  • Retired from the Navy reserves as an officer after 23 years
  • Served in Desert Storm, in which a Bronze Star medal was received
  • Currently owns and operates Admiral Peabody's Lakeside Lodging on Seneca Lake
  • Married with two daughters and a grandson


Louis Perazzini

Louis Perazzini

  Deputy Mayor
  607-535-2736
  607-220-4918 (cell)

  

  • In March 2019 he was elected to a four year term, which expires March 2023.
  • Life long resident of Watkins Glen, NY
  • Watkins Glen Fire Department volunteer from 1975-1991
  • Retired NYS Department of Transportation Bridge Maintenance Supervisor
  • Retired Regional Director from National Wild Turkey Federation (New York and Connecticut)
  • Watkins Glen High School Graduate
  • CCFL Graduate with an AAS Degree in Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation
  • Married and very proud to have two stepsons in the military
  • Grandfather of five
  • Member of Mary's Catholic Church, Rotary Board Member, Spirit of Schuyler Board Member, President of the Italian American Festival, member of Millport Hunting and Fishing Club, NWTF Chapter member and Ducks Unlimited chapter member.
  • Current owner of Lake Valley Legends Bed and Breakfast and soon to be open The Greystone Inn


Laurie Denardo

Laurie Denardo

  Trustee
  607-535-2736
  607-535-9823 (cell)

  

  •   In March 2016 she was elected to a four year term, which expires March 2020
  •   Lifelong resident of the Village
  •   Village of Watkins Glen Trustee -5 years
  •   Co-Chair DRI Local Planning Committee
  •   35 years as Human Resource Director at Cornell University
  •   Experience administering budgets over $40 Million
  •   Education and leadership training, Cornell University and Empire State College
  •   Certified Professional in Human Resources and Society for Human Resources
  •   Trained facilitator and conflict mediator

Anthony Fraboni

Anthony Fraboni

  Trustee
  607-535-2736
  607-228-0090 (personal)

  

  • In March 2016 he was elected to a four year term, which expires March 2020.
  • VP, Branch Manager of Community Bank Watkins Glen Office.
  • Trustee since 2012.
  • Lifelong resident of Watkins Glen.
  • Graduated from WGHS 1977
  • Corning Community College 1980
  • Syracuse University 1982

        Nan Woodworth

        Nan Woodworth

          Trustee
          607-535-2736
          518-320-0071 (cell)

          

        • Appointed Trustee September 2018. In March 2019 she was elected to a four year term, which expires March 2023.
        •  Native of Schuyler County who returned after a 35-year career in other parts of the state and country.
        • Graduate of Watkins Glen High School.
        • Bachelors - Special & Elementary Education, Northern Arizona University.
        • Masters - Deaf Education, University of Washington.
        • Certificate of Advanced Study - School Administration, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.
        • Educator for over 40 years--teacher and school administrator.  Currently an educational consultant after retiring from Watkins Glen Schools.
        • Past and present member of several community Boards and organizations:  Village of Watkins Glen Trustee, Community Services Board, First Presbyterian Church of Watkins Glen elder, Watkins-Montour Rotary Club, Arc of Schuyler, Schuyler County Historical Society, Various choral groups.

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