Road work, new housing and the start of construction for a bike path are all in the cards for the "Village Beautiful" in 2020.

But first, according to Town Manager Jason Hoch, the town will be bidding several long-term employees goodbye.

During the first quarter, Treasurer Janet Saddler, Director of Public Works Tim Kaiser and Town Clerk Mary Kennedy are all scheduled to retire. All three have served in their posts for decades.

Fortunately, the retirements have been well planned for, and experienced replacements are set to take over their duties. Two have already started training.

The bike path is still in planning at the state level, Hoch noted, but he is hopeful that work on the path will begin by the end of the year, with completion anticipated in 2021.

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