Records reorganization slated

JOHNSTOWN City Clerk Carrie Allen told city officials recently that a city government Records Room reorganization project — on hold for awhile — is now nearing completion.

In her monthly report to the Common Council at City Hall, Allen indicated her office is “very close” to completion of a project with the “vault,” which is the city’s Records Room. The project involves inventory and organization of the Records Room.

She said the project had been put on pause since the reopening of City Hall to the public.

Also in her report, Allen said total sales in the City Clerk’s Office for June totaled $5,205. That figure included the following: DPW — codes office — $2,630; dogs — $354; marriage — $80; landfill ± $1,785; miscellaneous — $3.50; and health — $352.

In other reports, Assessor Tina Dimitriadis indicated the 2021 final roll was filed with Allen’s office on July 1. It is also available on the city of Johnstown and Fulton County websites.

The Assessor’s Office is now entering sales and working on the 2022 roll, Dimitriadis said.

In her report, Johnstown Senior Citizens Center Executive Director Diedrie Roemer said the center had over 900 people come through its doors for a variety of events in June. She said Thursdays at 1 p.m. are a “fun time” with the 50 Plus Club celebrating birthdays and anniversaries She said the center will be bringing back club meeting speakers in the near future.

Roemer reported the senior center has a new certified yoga instructor, Colleen Rasmussen, She teachers a “hybrid” class – chair yoga or participants can use a yoga mat. Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The center has defensive driving classes are back, with the first one due July 28. Card making with Julie Passero is also set for 1 p.m. Aug. 25.

The Farmer’s Market is conducted from 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays in the back of the center parking lot. Products available include fresh produce, maple syrup, cookies and ice cream, and treats for dogs.

Roemer said the center is also seeking seniors’ favorite recipes for a cookbook the center hopes to have printed in time for holiday gift giving. The public can call or speak to Tanya if they have questions or need help getting recipes to the center.