Two vie for spot as Glenville boss

"Those are the kinds of things we need to start looking at," said Koetzle.

He said that he also wants to extend budget outreach to the community, which would include twice-a-year meetings where the budget is shared with community members at the Senior Center and Town Hall.

He said that they used to hold budget discussions for the community off of regular town board meeting times, but nobody knew they were going on.

His other concern is economic development.

"I don't believe the town has been focused enough on developing our commercial corridors to the level that we should. Here's the key. The only way we're going to lower taxes to our residents is by getting that broader tax base to the town," said Koetzle.

Koetzle currently lives in Glenville with his wife, Beatrice, and three children, who attend the Burnt Hills Central School District.

For information his campaign, visit http://www.koetzleofglenville.com.

Quinn said he is seeking reelection in order to continue his efforts to control spending in Glenville.

"If revenues are flat in your household and costs go up, then what do you do? You have to control spending. We don't have control over the revenue side so that's the No. 1 issue bar-none in Glenville," said Quinn.

He said the current administration is getting the Scotia-Glenville Industrial Park freed up from the General Service Administration of the Federal Government.

"That frees up 55 acres of space. It's in the middle of an Industrial Park. On each end you have businesses, and then the heartland of it all. For nine years we've been trying to get the federal government to let loose of that land," said Quinn.

He said that the land is contaminated and the federal government has to clean it up, but "we finally got the government to cross the T's and dot the I's to control the contamination," said Quinn.

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