Warning

JUser: :_load: Unable to load user with ID: 766

JUser: :_load: Unable to load user with ID: 776

Friday, 27 December 2013 13:37

Yepsen Announces Deputy Mayor, City Attorney Appointments

By | News

SARATOGA SPRINGS – Saratoga Springs Mayor-Elect Joanne Yepsen announced that she is appointing Joseph J. Ogden to be her Deputy Mayor and Sarah Burger to be her City Attorney.

 

"I'm proud to announce Joseph J. Ogden as Deputy Mayor," said Yepsen. "Joe brings a great deal of professionalism to this position, and he has extensive experience with fiscal policy, budgeting, management, and government operations.  Joe will bring a fresh new perspective for City Hall that will benefit my administration as we move Saratoga Springs forward."

 

Joe Ogden, a graduate of Glens Falls High School, earned his B.A. in Economics from Siena College and a M.A. in international economics from the University at Albany. He is currently employed at the New York State Division of the Budget, where he has worked for almost ten years at various levels. In addition to everyday economic and fiscal matters, Mr. Ogden covered several different policy areas including public safety, homeland security, disaster relief, veteran’s affairs and Medicaid.

 

Sarah Burger is a Saratoga Springs High School graduate, and received her undergraduate degree from Drexel University in History and Politics. Her J. D. degree is from Villanova University. She has most recently practiced as a attorney for Gleason, Dunn, Walsh & O’Shea, P.C., in Albany. 

 

“Sarah’s passion for Saratoga, background in labor law and commitment to open, inclusive government make her the perfect addition to our team,” Yepsen said.

 

"I am excited and humbled to accept this position, and I look forward to working together with Mayor-Elect Yepsen to make Saratoga Springs an even better place to raise a family" said Ogden.

 

 

Joe and his wife Lisa built a home on the West Side of Saratoga Springs in 2012 and are expecting their first child in May.

Read 8838 times

Blotter

  • Saratoga County Court David T. Henderson, 47, of Fort Edward, was sentenced on Nov. 28 to 8 years’ incarceration and 3 years’ post-release supervision, following his conviction of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third-degree. Henderson was arrested in connection with drug-dealing activities that took place March 2023 in Halfmoon, Saratoga County District Attorney Karen Heggen said, in a statement. A search warrant executed on Henderson’s vehicle revealed nearly one-half kilo cocaine and numerous fentanyl pills in his possession. Henderson had at least five prior felony drug convictions, Heggen added.  Bowie T. Bouchard, 36, was sentenced Nov. 27 to…

Property Transactions

  • BALLSTON Eastline Holdings LLC sold property at 31 Appleton St to Nicole Kerber for $590,040 Stephen Brenon sold property at 12 Midline Rd to Paul Perrault for $940,000 Matthew O’Connor sold property at 528 Hop City Rd to Saratoga Custom Woodworking for $195,000 CORINTH Christine Callear sold property at 53 Locust Ridge Dr to Phillip Pendergast for $300,000 GALWAY Daniel Szabo sold property at 3070 Parkwood Dr to Lance Kilpatrick for $315,000 Alisa Jenney sold property at 5119 Jockey St to Eric Sebast for $115,000 Bernard Leerkes sold property at 4931 Jockey St to Felicia Segelken for $410,000 Deborah Bennett…