For the first time in recent memory, we have a village resident running for town council for the town of Otsego. Those of us who live in the village have much in common with our neighbors in the town of Otsego, but there are some differences. I am glad that Tom Hohensee, a longtime Otsego town resident and now a Cooperstownian is running to represent the village of Cooperstownâ’s residents in the town of Otsego. Tom’s background in community health and as a manager, his community involvement as a Lion’s club member and as a former LEAF Board member and a volunteer in Cooperstown youth programs have proven his readiness and commitment to community service. This is his time to represent his neighbors. His stated willingness to represent our community’s opposition to fracking, and to defend and protect our rural beauty and our natural environment all mirror my own positions.
Perhaps most importantly, at this time of financial restraint with talk of consolidation of services between the town of Otsego and the village of Cooperstown, it will be important that the village of Cooperstown have a strong, thoughtful, Cooperstown voice at the table.
Tom Hohensee will ably fill that role. On November 6th, please support Tom Hohensee for Otsego Town Council.
I am writing in support of Tom Hohensee’s candidacy for the Otsego Town Board. Mr. Hohensee is a remarkably hard-working and talented person who will serve the town well. It has been my pleasure to work closely with Tom over most of the past two decades. He is very well informed regarding both the challenges facing the town and the resources available. Tom has a long history of collaborating broadly and effectively to advance important projects. Personnel at the New York State Department of Health and Department of Labor hold him in high regard for his professionalism and hard work. In addition to his expertise in community health and health promotion, Mr. Hohensee is an experienced manager. His projects have consistently been successful, ahead of schedule and under budget. He is highly organized, uses his budgets carefully and uses staff efficiently.