Resolution: Calling for a Referendum of the Proposed Dissolution of the Village Pursuant to a Citizen’s Petition

Village of Spencer, New York

February 3, 2020

Resolution #1 of 2020:  

Calling for a Referendum on the

Proposed Dissolution of the Village Pursuant to a Citizen’s Petition

Whereas the New York state Reorganization and Citizen Empowerment Act provides for a process for citizens to petition for a public vote on dissolving or consolidating local governments; and

Whereas the Village of Spencer, located within the Town of Spencer, in New York State received on January 2, 2020, a citizen’s petition to call for a public referendum to dissolve the Village of Spencer government; and

Whereas the petition requires twenty-percent of the registered voters to sign the petition; and

Whereas there were 104 valid signatures out of 114; and

Whereas on January 11, 2020, the Village Clerk reviewed and certified the petition; and

Whereas, pursuant to law, the Village Board is required to pass a resolution calling for a referendum on the proposed dissolution within thirty days of the Village Clerk certifying the petition; and

Now, therefore be it

Resolved that that Spencer Board of Trustees on this day of February 3, 2020 hereby calls for a referendum on the proposed dissolution to be held on April 30, 2020 at the Village of Spencer Hall, 41 Main Street, Spencer, N.Y.  14883, between the hours of 12:00 Noon and 9:00 PM.

Public Notice – 2020 Election Term & Offices to be Filled

Public Notice

Village of Spencer 2020 Elections

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Village of Spencer will hold Elections on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 41 Main Street, Spencer, New York, Tioga County.

Positions for Election

One (1) Mayor – Two (2) year position


Two (2) Trustees two (2) year positions with terms of

April 1st, 2020 – March 31st, 2022.


Petitions are available for pick-up from the Village Clerk on Tuesday, December 31st, 2019 at 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the Village Office.

Brandi Goodrich

Village of Spencer Clerk-Treasurer

SFD Pancake Breakfast

Spencer Fire Department will be hosting Breakfast on Sunday, February 9th from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Good Will donation, ALL you can eat!

Pancakes, Breakfast Sausage (Cudlin’s – Newfield), Smith Maple Syrup, Made-to-Order Eggs, Toast, OJ, Milk, Coffee & Hot Cocoa

Come on down for great food and conversation at 41 Main Street, Spencer in the Municipal Banquet Hall.