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Council begins new year with swearing-in and organizational meeting

City Court Judge Lisa Lorman officiated a swearing-in ceremony before Tuesday’s organizational meeting of the Amsterdam Common Council. Jim Martuscello, Chad Majewski, and Paul Ochal were each sworn in for their second two-year terms as aldermen. William Baaki was sworn in to replace the late Ed Russo, who passed away shortly after winning a third term as alderman in the November 2017 election. According to several other council members, Rodney Wojnar, who was also elected to a second term, was not present at the meeting because he recovering from a car accident.

At the organizational meeting, Majewski was designated as the deputy mayor, Laura Barquero was re-appointed as city clerk, and all current members of the Amsterdam Industrial Development Agency were also re-appointed. Council members were also assigned to various committees and as liaisons.

Committees

AUDIT: Alderman Ochal, Alderman Martuscello

BUS TRANSPORTATION: Alderman Wojnar

FINANCE: Alderman Martuscello

GOLF: Alderman Majewski

HOUSING & CODES: Alderman Majewski

HUMAN RESOURCES: Alderman Ochal

INSURANCE: Alderman Martuscello

INTERGOVERNMENTAL: Alderman Baaki

PUBLIC SAFETY: Alderman Majewski

PUBLIC WORKS: Alderman Ochal

RECREATION: Alderman Majewski

RULES OF PROCEDURE: Alderman Ochal

SOLID WASTE: Alderman Ochal

WATER & SEWER: Alderman Wojnar

Liaisons

AMSTERDAM HOUSING AUTHORITY: Alderman Majewski

AMSTERDAM INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY: Alderman Ochal

URBAN RENEWAL: Alderman Ochal

VETERANS: Alderman Baaki

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