Arcadia Town Supervisor Jon Verkey passes away, board member Richard VanLaeken will take over

On Saturday, Sept. 11 the Arcadia Town Supervisor Jon Verkey passed away.

Town board member Richard VanLaeken will be stepping up to fill in as Deputy Supervisor and a special meeting will be held Sept. 29.

This will leave a council seat open.


VanLaeken plans to run in November to fulfill the balance of the term, which is one year.


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