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Ballston & Wilton - What’s Happening in Your Local Community: Government, Board Meetings, Budgets, Development Proposals

Ballston & Wilton - What’s Happening in Your Local Community: Government, Board Meetings, Budgets, Development Proposals

Town of Ballston 

Population: 11,831. 

Supervisor: Eric Connolly (R) ran unopposed in Nov. 2023 election. 

Town Board Meetings - 6:30 p.m. on the 2nd and last Tuesdays of every month. Meetings at Town Hall, 323 Charlton Road, Ballston Spa.

2024 Preliminary Budget: $13.98 million total appropriation. 

Next Town Board agenda meeting: 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 28. 

Geography, General Information, as provided by the town on its official website. A Ballston Spa or Ballston Lake mailing address does not necessarily mean that you live in the Town of Ballston. You may live in the Town of Ballston, Charlton, Clifton Park, Milton, or Malta. If you live in the Village of Ballston Spa you also live in either the Town of Ballston or Milton. 

Village of Ballston Spa: 

Mayor: Frank Rossi (R) ran unopposed in Nov. 2023 election.

Village government is headed by the Mayor and four Trustees. Together they form the local legislative body, the Board of Trustees. 

Meetings are held at 7 p.m. the 2nd & 4th Mondays of each month, in the Ballston Spa Public Library Community Room. Next meeting: 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 27


Town of Wilton 

Population: 17,361. 

Town Supervisor: Incumbent Supervisor John Lant (R,C) received 1,799 votes, challenger Toni Sturm (D) received 1,494 votes in Nov. 2023 election. 

Town Board Meetings: 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month. Meetings at the Wilton Town Hall, 22 Traver Road, Wilton. 

Next Town Board meeting: 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 7. 

The Town Board is comprised of an elected Supervisor serving a two-year term and four elected councilmen each serving four-year terms.

2024 adopted budget: $10.46 million. 

Hot Topic: Proposed redevelopment of the Wilton Mall, considering the development of nearly 400 apartment units and townhomes at the site of the mall’s former Bon Ton location.

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