Town of Westville

Franklin County, New York 
    

Rodrique Lauzon

Town Supervisor

Rodrique Lauzon is the Westville Town Supervisor.  In 2002 Rod was elected to the Westville Town Board as a Town Councilman.  In 2004 Rod was elected as the Westville Town Supervisor.  He has held the position of Town Supervisor for three consecutive terms.  He was also a member of the Board of Assessment and Review.



Personal

Rod was born on 11/19/1954 in Cornwall, Ontario, Canada to Rodrique and Joanne (Robinson) Lauzon.


On December 27, 1992 he married Mary Emily (Larue); he has two sons, two daughter-in-laws and four grandchildren.


Education

Rod attended Salmon River Central School in Fort Covington, New York

Attended SUNY Plattsburgh.

US Navy Veteran, Honorably Discharged in August 1975

Building Construction Diploma from Commercial Trades Institute in 1980


Career

Reynolds Metals (Alcoa) from 1976 through 2007 as Lead Shift Supervisor.


Extra-Curricular

25-year member of the Knights of Columbus -- Currently the Grand Knight

Member of the Fort Covington American Legion Post 1418 -- Current member of the Color Guard

Accomplishments


Since taking office in 2004 as the Town Supervisor, with the assistance of the Board, volunteers and the community:


*  Closed the Westville Landfill with a 1.8 million dollar grant (no cost to the Town);

*  With the assistance of Warren Gaggin, established a Westville Community Action Network (Westville CAN) -- Neighborhood Watch;

*  Westville Historical Society building -- the lumber, land and labor were all donated;

*  Westville Town Park -- three ball fields, storage area, flush toilets, pavilion, playground equipment with $36,000.00 grant;

*  Addition to the Westville Town Hall with a $35,000.00 grant (no cost to the Town);

*  Completion of 5 HUD/Housing Grants -- approximately 2 million dollars (no cost to the Town); and


*  Verizon Wireless Cell Tower


All of these accomplishments could not have happened without the assistance of many wonderful volunteers!! Westville is rich in community spirit and pride!