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Village Government

Village Officials

  • Mayor,  Ryan Wood
    Mayor, Ryan Wood
    Ryan Wood Mayor
  • Andrew Bittel Trustee
  • Trustee, David Pendergast
    Trustee, David Pendergast
    Dave Pendergast Trustee

Village Administrator

  • Administrator, Jim Lynch
    Administrator, Jim Lynch
    James Lynch Village Administrator

    James Lynch began working at the Village of Phoenix in March of 2014 as Village Administrator.

    Jim has lived in the Village for over 20 years. His wife Tammy and their 4 boys are lifelong Village residents.

    Jim has served three consecutive 2 years terms as a Village Trustee. Both Jim and his wife Tammy own and operate different business right in the heart of Downtown Phoenix.

    As Village Administrator Jim is appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the Village Board. He reports directly to the mayor. He is organizational representative of the Village and he is responsible for the proper administration of all affairs, departments and offices within the Village. He may also interface with Town governments as well.

    Jim recommends the appointment of salaried or hired employees, and can also recommend the removal or suspension of any employee when such removal or suspension is consistent with the best interest of the Village. These recommendations are based upon merit and upon the qualifications or actions of said employees.

    Jim acts as the business manager for the Village, and also interfaces heavily with all department heads within the Village. As Administrator, he may also coordinate and supervise administrative work, including: practices, payment of approved salaries, wages, and bills, safe-keeping of securities and valuable papers, preparation and use of authorized forms, collection, and information the Mayor and Village Board of current Federal and State legislation affecting the Village.

    The Administrator is to attend all meetings of the Village Board or committees thereof and take part in discussion of all matters coming before the Village Board. He is to supply such information and recommend such measures to the Mayor and Village Board as may be deemed advantageous to the Village. He meets with the Mayor and Village Board to receive suggestions, listen to and investigate complaints in relation to all matters concerning the administration of the government of the Village and in regard to services rendered by the public utilities in the Village, and sees that all franchises, permits, and privileges granted by the Village are faithfully observed.

    Outside of work, Jim is actively involved in various school committees and volunteers with varsity baseball at the High School level. He also enjoys camping, hiking and traveling with his family.

Village Clerk

  • Clerk/Treasurer, Roxanne Demo
    Clerk/Treasurer, Roxanne Demo
    Roxanne Demo Village Clerk/Treasurer

    Roxanne Demo began working at the Village of Phoenix in July of 2012 as Deputy Clerk/Treasurer. In May of 2013 she was appointed as Village Clerk/Treasurer.

    She has been a resident of Phoenix all her life. She was employed with P&C/Penn Traffic for 32 years most recently as Executive Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer. Roxanne has worked in various departments within the company including Assistant to the Vice President of Finance, Corporate Planning, Corporate Accounting and Bank Reconciliations. 

    Outside of work she enjoys scrapbooking, stamping, quilting and camping.

  • Deputy Clerk/Treasurer, Laura Gonzalez
    Deputy Clerk/Treasurer, Laura Gonzalez
    Laura Gonzalez Deputy Village Clerk/Treasurer

    Laura Gonzalez began working at the Village Clerk's Office in September of 2012.  In February of 2014 she was appointed as Deputy Clerk/Treasurer.

    She moved to Albany, NY in July 2000 from Argentina. She graduated in 2003 from Mildred Elley College located in Latham, NY obtaining a Business Management degree. After graduating, she and her husband moved to the Phoenix area.

    Outside of work she enjoys being a mom, spending time with her family, making jewelry, collecting coins and reading.

Planning Board

  • Alan Crutchley
  • Douglas Deeb
  • Ron Johst Chair
  • Jeffrey Koegel
  • Carl Richardson

Zoning Board of Appeals

  • Scott Doody
  • Brian Doolittle
  • Debra Renfrew
  • Sandra Tupper