Two faceoff in race for Dannemora Highway Department Superintendent

DANNEMORA — Lloyd J. Clukey will face challenger Mark A. Siskavich for the post of highway superintendent in the Town of Dannemora Nov. 6. One year remains on the term that was previously held by Peter Barber, who stepped down earlier this year. Clukey was then appointed to replace Barber.

Lloyd Clukey

Age: 55

Party: Republican

Education: High School

Professions: Retired NYS Corrections Officer, Water and Waste Water Treatment Plant operator, 25 years Corrections Officer, last 5 years Fire and Safety Officer.

Experience:worked for town for many years running Water and Sewer Department also have worked for Private Contractors. I have a CDL Class A license

Family: Wife, Brenda; son, Terry

  1. Why are you running for this position?

I like the challenge and enjoy working with the town employees.

  1. What experience do you bring to the position that will be beneficial to the community?

I have worked with the Highway Department employees in the past and like to solve the problems that come up while doing a job.

  1. What is the most pressing need for the town, and how do you feel you can help meet that need?

This town, like most others these days,is having trouble financially. I want to work to make the Highway Department as efficient as it can be while maintaining the public safety of our roads.

Mark Siskavich

Age: 52

Party: Democrat

Education: High school grad, St. Johns Academy, retired corrections officer

Professions: Correction officer for 25 years.

Experience: Construction before and after retirement

Family: Wife, Sherrie, son, Mark; daughter, Stacy; granddaughter, Kendel; grandson, expected in Jan.

  1. Why are you running for this position?

I have decided to run for highway superintendent for the town of Dannemora because I recently retired from corrections. I would like the opportunity to serve our great community. My children are grown up and I have the time to dedicate myself to the needs of our community.

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