Scott Ostrander Town of Milton

Milton GOP Endorses 1 Candidate, Seeks Another

MILTON – The Town of Milton Republican Committee has endorsed Scott Ostrander to fill a seat on the Town Board.


Scott Ostrander has been endorsed by the Town of Milton Republican Committee for a seat on the town board. Photo submitted.

The committee met Monday, Feb. 6, 2017 to interview and endorse a candidate to fill a seat that will be vacated by Councilman Bruce Couture. The committee interviewed Bernadette VanDeinse-Perez, Ryan Isachsen and Ostrander, before ultimately selecting Ostrander as its recommendation to the Town Board.

The board is expected to appoint a replacement at its March 1 meeting. Couture’s replacement would serve the remainder of his term, which expires at the end of 2017. If appointed, Ostrander plans to seek another term.

Ostrander, a lifelong Milton resident, is married and has two children and has been involved in many local organizations and functions, according to the Town of Milton Republican Committee. He has served on the Village of Ballston Spa Police Department for the past 29 years and is former president of the Police Benevolent Association.

Committee Chair Anna Stanko praised Ostrander’s record of public service and commitment to the community, and said his knowledge of governmental operations and budgeting will be an asset to the Town Board.

The committee is also looking to interview and endorse candidates for Town Justice. Once selected, the committee will make its recommendation to the Town Board for appointment to the position.

Any interested town resident who is a registered Republican and 18 or older is asked to submit a resume and cover letter to the Town of Milton Republican Chair Anna Stanko, 32 Kent St., Ballston Spa, N.Y., 12020. The letter must be postmarked no later than Thursday, March 2.

Interviews and endorsements will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, March 6, at the VFW Post 358, 68 East North St., Ballston Spa.

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