Hornell’s Last Common Council Meeting of 2013
December 17, 2013
HORNELL, N.Y. – The Hornell Common Council met Monday night for the last time in 2013. Mayor Shawn Hogan (D) announced that the City of Hornell won grants at the regional economic development council awards for $600, 000 which will be used for a project upgrading the water pollution control plant. The city was also awarded $30,000 to be used for engineering study.
Hogan also announced that Edgemere development company submitted another application for the Lincoln School housing project, the mayor is hopeful that it will go through, the second time being the charm.
Mayor Hogan announced that a company called American Water Resources of New York will be sending out letters that look like they are an official letter from the City of Hornell, in which city residents are being encouraged to buy water line and sewer line insurance for the potential of it needing replacement.
Hogan warned that it is blatant attempt to trick residents. Hogan did say that the letters and offers of insurance are not illegal, but highly unethical the Mayor offered the suggestion of folding it up and throwing it in the garbage if you receive this letter.