Monday, January 29, 2024 - 10:45 AM



Shaun Gillilland, Chairman

James Monty, Vice-Chairman


Chairman Gillilland called this Public Hearing to order at 10:00 am with the following Supervisors in attendance: Clayton Barber, Matthew Brassard, Chris Clark, Robin DeLoria, Derek Doty, Shaun Gillilland, Charlie Harrington, Ken Hughes, Steve McNally, James Monty, Cathleen Reusser, Favor Smith, Matt Stanley, Ike Tyler, Joe Pete Wilson, Davina Winemiller, Margaret Wood and Mark Wright.  


Department Heads present: James Dougan, Judy Garrison, Dan Manning, Michael Mascarenas and David Reynolds.


Also present:  William Tansey, Josh Favro, Rob Wick, Elizabeth Terry, Nicole Justice-Green and Alison Webbinaro – Governor’s Office Regional Representative, North Country.


News media:  Sun News – Alana Penny.


GILLILLAND: I will call this public hearing to order please and we’ll start with the reading of the public hearing notice.


GARRISON:  County of Essex Notice of Public Hearing.  Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held in the Essex County Board of Supervisors Chambers, 7551 Court Street, Elizabethtown, New York 12932 at 10:45 a.m. on January 29, 2024, on the matters of amending the Essex County Civil Service Rules by making certain changes to the Text and Appendices of the Civil Service Rules, as follows:

Caseworker (HELP program) - Change from Competitive Class to Non-competitive

Social Services Worker (HELP program) - Change from Competitive Class to Non-competitive

Emergency Services Call Taker-Dispatcher (HELP program) - Change from Competitive Class to Non-competitive

Said proposed changes are available for inspection during normal business hours of the Essex County Department of Personnel and Civil Service, 7551 Court Street, Elizabethtown, New York  12932.

Jennifer Mascarenas, Essex County Personnel Officer

Dated:  January 12, 2024.


GILLILLAND: Thank you.  Is there any members of the public or the board that would like to address this public hearing?  Being none, we are adjourned.


            As there was no further business to come before this public hearing it was adjourned at 10:46 a.m.


Respectfully submitted,




Judith Garrison, Clerk

Board of Supervisors