The Town of Busti is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time position of Appraiser/Assessor Clerk. Duties of the Appraiser/Account Clerk include but are not limited to: Appraises real property to obtain basic data for determination of valuation for tax purposes and all responsibility for all clerical duties including counter work in the assessment office.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from high school or possession a high school equivalency diploma and either:
- Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State register college, university with an associate degree in Business, Finance, Real Estate Law, Sales and Marketing or closely related field with a minimum of 12 credit hours in real property appraisal course work and one year of satisfactory full-time paid experience in an occupation involving the valuation of real property; or
- Three years of satisfactory full-time paid experience as described in (A) above. (60 semester credit hours of college study from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college, university in Business, Finance, Real Estate Law, Sales and Marketing or closely related field may be substituted for one year of experience).
Special Requirement: Candidates for the position will be required to pass the appropriate Chautauqua County Competitive exam(s).
Applications are available in person at the Town of Busti Town Clerk’s office, located on 125 Chautauqua Avenue, Lakewood, NY 14750. Applications must be received no later than 12pm Friday, April 23, 2021.
Applications are available in person at the Town of Busti Town Clerk’s office.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT
The Village of Lakewood Board of Trustees has unanimously approved the Chautauqua County Executive’s Memorandum of Agreement signaling Lakewood’s support for Mr. Borello’s Consensus Strategy for Lake Chautauqua.
On Tuesday, April 16th, in a Special Meeting of the Board, Mr. Borello explained some of the concepts of the MOA, and fielded questions from residents and board members. It was a momentous occasion culminated by the execution of the agreement by Deputy Mayor Ted McCague.
LAKEWOOD & BUSTI AWARDED 1.493 MILLION DOLLARS IN GRANTS
The Village of Lakewood and the Town of Busti have been notified that we have been awarded $1,493,921.00 dollars from various state agencies through this years Consolidated Funding Application process as part of the Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) initiative for 2018.
The projects include:
New York Main Street – Target Area Grant
NYS Housing Trust Fund (HTFC) and the Office of Community Renewal (OCR)
The Village of Lakewood will assist in the renovation of mixed-use properties in the Village’s Chautauqua Avenue Business District.
Lowe Park Green Infrastructure Improvements
NYS DOS Local Waterfront Revitalization Program
The Village of Lakewood will design and construct green stormwater infrastructure improvements at Lowe Park, implementing the Chautauqua Lake Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP) and Watershed Management Plan. The project will reduce nutrient inputs entering Chautauqua Lake which contribute to excessive aquatic vegetation growth and threaten its recreational use. Park improvements will also include a pavilion, bike shelter, pedestrian bridge, interpretive panels, plantings and rain gardens.
Chautauqua Avenue Green Street Retrofit
Environmental Facilities Corporation – GIGP
The Village of Lakewood will use the GIGP funds to transform Chautauqua Avenue into a green street. The installation of porous pavers and stormwater street trees will help revitalize the village center while reducing stormwater runoff to Chautauqua Lake.
Precision Swale Stormwater Retrofits – Busti
Department of Environmental Conservation – Water Quality Improvement Program
The Town of Busti will construct swale retrofits including 2100 linear feet of steep gradient swale riffle pool sequences and 2500 linear feet of shallow swales with enhanced vegetated filter strips. This project will improve drainage throughout the town and village and reduce the amount of sediment entering Chautauqua Lake, including phosphorous that may lead to harmful algal blooms.
LAKEWOOD NAMED TREE CITY USA
National Arbor Day Foundation
Congratulations Village Tree Committee!