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New leadership on Jefferson County Board of Legislators


There have been some changes to the leadership of Jefferson County.

Newly elected legislators sworn in at the Board of Legislators organizational meeting last week were Jonathan L. Hirschey, R-Carthage, Patrick R. Jareo, R-Ellisburg, and Jeremiah J. Maxon, R-Adams.

Legislator Carolyn D. Fitzpatrick, R-Watertown, was re-elected chairwoman of the board.

Michael A. Montigelli, R-Black River, was appointed chairman of the board’s Health and Human Services Committee and John D. Peck, R-Great Bend, was appointed chairman of the board’s Planning and Development Committee.

Philip N. Reed, R-Fishers Landing, and Scott A. Gray, R-Watertown, retained their chairmanships of the board’s General Services and Finance and Rules Committees, respectively.

A complete listing of board members and their committee appointments is available at

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