The Town Board has appointed Brown Road, Schuyler resident and long-time Highway Dept. employee Phil Johnson to serve as Deputy Highway Superintendent to fill the vacancy necessitated by the untimely death of Donald Sroka. Phil has assumed all duties & responsibilities of the Office of Highway Superintendent. In accordance with NYS Election Law, Phil plans to appear on the ballot this fall for the office of Highway Superintendent.
The elected office of Highway Superintendent in Schuyler is a 4-year term. The Highway Supt. also serves as the Town's representative on the Oneida Co. Sewer Commission. The Town Highway Department's offices and garage are located on Windfall Road off Route 5. The crew is responsible for maintaining all town roads, and the Town contracts with Herkimer County for plowing county roads located in the town each winter.
The Extravaganza Planning Committee has dedicated this year's Extravaganza to the late Donald S. Sroka. A plaque will be hung on the Wall of Fame at the Town Hall.