Tooley running for Ogdensburg mayor; Cilley, Stevenson seek council seats
Two former city councilors and a long-time board of education member are running on the Democratic ticket for Ogdensburg City Council. Longtime city resident Michael Tooley is eyeing the mayoral seat while Jennifer Stevenson and Storm Cilley will run for city council seats. Seats currently held by Steve Fisher, Bill Dillabough, John Rishe and Mayor Jeffrey Skelly are up for grabs in November. It’s unclear at this time if any of them plan to run again.
During their tenure as council members the city has undergone drastic cuts to staff, seen significant cuts to taxes and several legal battles. City council meetings are often contentious, as is the current relationship between the city and county. Tooley’s hoping to push the reset button on things and is hoping to see a change in tone.
Read the full story by Jimmy Lawton in North Country Now, February 16, 2023.