Board of Trustees

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(607) 739–5691

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(607) 739–5691

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(607) 735–8600

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(607) 739–5669

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(607) 739–8783

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Village Hall

Horseheads Village Hall
202 South Main Street
Horseheads, New York 14845
(607) 739–5691

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Meet the Board of Trustees

Deputy Mayor Ron Swartz

117 Renwick Lane
Horseheads, New York 14845
(607) 739–8232
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Ron first became a Village Trustee in 1993. In December 2007 he was appointed Deputy Mayor and continues to serve in this capacity. He is a graduate of Horseheads High School and attended Corning Community College. He worked as an ophthalmic instrument sales representative for over 36 years until his retirement in November 2008. Together with his wife Bonnie they had three children and 4 grandchildren. Ron was blessed to have shared his life with Bonnie for 49 years, until she lost a courageous battle with cancer in September 2012.

Ron is active in the Kiwanis Club, where he has served as President and on the Board of Directors. He is currently on the Board of the Horseheads Babe Ruth League, and has been involved with Babe Ruth Baseball for over 35 years. He is also a past Board member of the Horseheads Historical Society. More recently Ron chaired the Packhorse Committee, formed to commemorate the 175th Anniversary of the founding of the Village of Horseheads with a statue of a military packhorse to be unveiled in May 2013 .

“We have accomplished many things during my tenure as Village Trustee and Deputy Mayor. Together we can continue to make Horseheads a unique and special place for both businesses and our families.”

Trustee George F. Koliwasky

303 Eleanor Street
Horseheads, New York 14845
(607) 739–8345
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George F. Koliwasky has lived in the Village for more than 45 years. A graduate from Horseheads High School and Corning Community College, he then attended the NYS Department of Correctional Services Training Academy. He served in the Department of Corrections for 25 years at Dannemore, Elmira, and Monterey Shock Facilities. His community affiliations include: lifetime member and volunteer of the Horseheads Historical Society; former member of Horseheads Planning Board and Horseheads Comprehensive Committee; NYS Forest Owner’s Steering Committee; Master Forest Owner Program; NYS Hunter Safety Instructor. George and his wife Marnie live on Eleanor Street in Horseheads in a house they continue to restore.

“My belief in the people and the love for the Village were factors in my decision to run and be elected as Village Trustee for Horseheads in 2007″.

Trustee Mike Skroskznik

802 Center Street
Horseheads, NY 14845
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Mike was sworn into office on December 3rd, 2012 after being elected by the Horseheads Village residents. Mike and his family moved to the Village of Horseheads in 2005 and has been a resident in Chemung County since 1991. He graduated from Corning Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice. Mike began his law enforcement career with the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office in 1998 and is currently employed as a Deputy Sheriff. Mike married his wife, Jodi, in 2001 and they have three beautiful children who all participate in local community sports and school activities in the Village of Horseheads.

Mike has participated in his daughter’s Horseheads Softball League, coached his son’s Horseheads small fry football team, been a facilitator for Financial Peace University, is former chairperson for the McGruff “Take a Bite Out of Crime Program”, and enjoys participating in church activities.

Mike took an interest in the Village Board of Trustees to help maintain the old fashioned American small town neighborhood environment and to ensure the quality of life for the generations to come. “I would like to lead by example and encourage my generation to be more involved in their community by serving others.”

Trustee Caitlin McGurgan

1018 Hulett Street
Horseheads, NY 14845
(607) 846–3857

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Caitlin A. McGurgan was sworn into office on March 25, 2014 after being appointed to the Board of Trustees by Mayor Zeigler. She is a lifelong resident of Horseheads and a graduate of Horseheads High School and Corning Community College. Caitlin also earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Crime, Law and Justice from The Pennsylvania State University. After completion of her undergraduate work, she returned to Horseheads and purchased a home in the Village. Caitlin was a facilitiator while at Penn State University and became a trained NYS Mediator during her employ with the Community Dispute Resolution Center. She began her career within Chemung County Family Court in 2007 and subsequently the NYS Unified Court System in 2009. Caitlin is currently a supervisor in the Court Clerk’s Office. She is a member of the NYS Child Welfare Court Improvement Project and the 6th Judicial District Cost-Savings Task Force. She obtained her Master of Science degree in Management from Keuka College in 2011. She is a current board member and active participant in the Horseheads Kiwanis Club.

Caitlin aspires to bring both a female and youthful perspective to the Board. She hopes to be a positive addition to the Board and its efforts to keep our Village as the safe, close-knit community that we all value.

“I look forward to meeting residents throughout the Village and hearing about how I may help ensure that Horseheads is and continues to be the place that they want to call home.”

Meeting Schedule

The Board regularly meets twice per month: on the 2nd Thursday at 7:00 p.m., and the 4th Thursday at 8:30 A.M.

Listed below is the upcoming meeting schedule for the Board:

	-	Thursday, November 27th - CANCELLED

	-	Monday, December 1st - 7:00 P.M. - Organizational Meeting

	-	Thursday, December 11th - 7:00 P.M. - Regular Meeting

	-	Thursday, December 25th - CANCELLED

Next Meeting Agenda

DEC. 1st AGENDA - 7:00 P.M.

Pledge of Allegiance

  1. Swearing In Newly Elected Officials: Trustee Brad Lytle, Justice David Brockway
  2. Designate Time and Place for Future Board Meetings; Designate Office Hours for Village Clerk’s Office; Designate Holidays for Clerk’s Office and Manager’s Office; Designate Official Newspaper; Designate Banks for Village; Adopt Rules of Procedure for Meetings; Designate Board as Cemetery Commissioners; Designate Board as Fire Commissioners; Designate Board as Water Commissioners; Designate Dog Control Officer
  3. D&A: Adopt Purchasing Policy
  4. Mayor’s Appointment of Deputy Mayor
  5. Appointment of Planning Board and Zoning Board Members
  6. Village Manager Appointments - Deputy Clerks, Village Attorney, Master Mechanic, Fire Inspector, Code Enforcement Officer


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