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Alden

The Town Board will hold a work session at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Town Hall, 3311 Wende Road.

Amherst

The State Park Advisory Committee is meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Hutchinson Hose Company Fire Hall, 5005 Sheridan Drive, to discuss the state park being developed on the St. Mary of the Angels property.
Also this week:
The Town Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at 5583 Main St. It is expected to act on the nomination of Ann E. Schiferle as permanent town recreation director.
The Williamsville School Board holds a budget work session at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in district headquarters, 415 Lawrence Bell Drive, Amherst.
Town Supervisor Susan J. Grelick is holding an Amherst Neighborhood News meeting for the North Forest/Union Road/Reist Street/Sheridan Drive area from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in Forest Elementary School, 250 S. Forest Road.

Aurora

The Town Board meets at 7 p.m. Monday in a regular session in Town Hall, 5 S. Grove St., East Aurora.

Buffalo

Lawmakers will review a proposed agreement involving the Adelphia Communications project when the Stadium and Auditorium Task Force meets at 2 p.m. Thursday in Room 1417 of City Hall.

The Common Council is being asked to approve a memorandum of understanding for a project that would see Adelphia build a high-rise operations center on the waterfront.
Also this week:
The Joint Schools Construction Board will meet at 3:30 p.m. Monday in Room 209 of City Hall to continue discussions on plans to build new schools.
Concerns about the hiring and promotion of minority employees in the Streets Division will be discussed at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday by the Common Council's Civil Service Committee. The meeting will be held in Council Chambers on the 13th floor of City Hall.
The Common Council will hold a special session at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, when it is expected to approve the city's application for federal block grant funding. The meeting will be held in Council Chambers on the 13th floor of City Hall.
The Common Council's Education Committee will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Council Chambers on the 13th floor of City Hall. The committee is expected to continue discussions involving plans to build new schools and review the Lighted Schoolhouse Program.
Buffalo's Commission on Citizens' Rights & Community Relations will hold a public reception at 5 p.m. Thursday in the lobby of City Hall. Mayor Anthony M. Masiello is scheduled to be among the speakers. ~ Cheektowaga

Leaders of groups protesting the dumping of building rubble from a radioactive waste cleanup at a local landfill and alleged race discrimination by police and Walden Galleria management have promised large turnouts for a Cheektowaga Town Board meeting at 6:45 p.m. Monday in Town Hall, Broadway and Union Road.
Also this week:
The Maryvale School Board meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Bennett Administration Building, 1050 Maryvale Drive.
The Cheektowaga Central School District Pre-Kindergarten Committee will hold a public hearing on a proposed prekindergarten program at 6 p.m. Monday in the junior-senior high school, 3600 Union Road, north of Walden Avenue.
The Cheektowaga Central School Board will receive the first draft of a preliminary budget for next year when it meets at 7 p.m. Monday in the junior-senior high school, 3600 Union.
The Town Board meets for a work session at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Town Hall, Broadway and Union.

Clarence

The Central School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in Sheridan Hill Elementary School, 4560 Boncrest Drive East. Superintendent Thomas G. Coseo will present a draft budget for 2001-2002.
Also this week:
Coseo will discuss next year's budget, the elementary school expansion and renovation project, and the redesign of attendance areas in a public meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Clarence Center Elementary School, 9600 Clarence Center Road.
Town Board meets at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Town Hall, One Town Plaza.

Elma

The Town Board will meet at 8 a.m. Wednesday in Town Hall, 1910 Bowen Road.

Depew

The Depew Union Free School District Board will continue with its presentation schedule regarding the district's 2001-02 school budget when it meets at 7 p.m. Thursday in the district offices, 591 Terrace Blvd.

Erie County

County Executive Joel A. Giambra will deliver his first-ever State of the County address Tuesday in the Buffalo Convention Center. The event will begin at 11 a.m. with a video showcase of the county's accomplishments of the past year. Giambra will speak at 12:45 p.m.

Tickets are priced at $25 each and are going quickly. To reserve tickets, or for information, call 854-3397.

Hamburg

The Town Board will conduct its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in Hamburg Town Hall, 6100 South Park Ave.
Also this week:
The League of Women Voters, in conjunction with the United Council of Hamburg Taxpayers, will conduct a presentation on urban sprawl at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Scranton Fire Hall on Scranton Road. The public is invited.

Lackawanna

The Municipal Housing Authority will meet at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday in Parkview Towers, 600 Ridge Road, Lackawanna. Thomas Burke, recently appointed modernization coordinator, will report on upcoming work.
Also this week:
The Lackawanna School Board has scheduled a special meeting for 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Middle School library.

Lancaster

A final public hearing concerning proposed zoning amendments in the village's downtown business district is scheduled for Monday evening. The hearing, at 8:30 p.m. in Village Hall, will provide residents a final opportunity to comment on the proposed zoning changes, which will divide the downtown business district into three areas: the traditional zone, new development zone and open space zone.
Also this week:
The Town Board meets at 8 p.m. Monday for its regular business meeting. A work session will be held at 7. Both meetings will be held in Town Hall, 21 Central Ave.
The School Board meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the auditorium of Aurora Middle School, 148 Aurora Road.

Orchard Park

The School Board is expected to hire a construction management firm for a proposed new high school when it meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Baker Road administration building, 3330 Baker Road.

The district has proposed building a new high school to reduce crowding, and converting the current high school to a second middle school. The board tentatively scheduled a referendum on building a new school for spring, but that is now expected to be pushed back.

City of Tonawanda

The School Board will hold a budget committee meeting at 6 p.m. and a regular meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the administration building, 202 Broad St.

Town of Tonawanda

The Town Board will meet at 8 p.m. Monday in the Municipal Building, 2919 Delaware Ave., Kenmore.

The meeting will begin with a public hearing on a proposed amendment to the town's vehicle and traffic schedule that would close part of Vulcan Street to heavy truck traffic.
Also this week:
A "worst-case" scenario that shows a school tax increase of 44 percent over six years will be discused by the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School Board in a special meeting from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday in district headquarters, 1500 Colvin Blvd., Town of Tonawanda.

West Seneca

The Town Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday in West Seneca Town Hall, 1300 Union Road. The board is expected to take action on the sale of 10 acres of land on Harlem Road to create a large-scale recreation center.

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