Village Trustees

Gary Butterfield

Resolution of Elected Officials Retirement Credit:



Gary Butterfield – Trustee
Term: July 2005 – June 2017

Gary is privileged to serve as Village Trustee for his second term. He has been a village resident since 1977 and a business-owner in the village since 1983. Gary lives on Chestnut Street with his wife Maureen, and their daughter Jodi, and son, Aaron.





Chuck Henry




Chuck Henry – Deputy Mayor
Term: July 2011- July 2015

Chuck is currently serving his second term as a member of the North Syracuse Board of Trustees. He is a past member of the North Syracuse Zoning Board of Appeals and the North Syracuse Planning Commission where he served for the past three years.With the experience that Chuck has gained on the planning board he brings a vast knowledge of the Village Comprehensive Plan and what is needed to bring new business into our community.

Chuck is a member of the Knights of Columbus and has been a volunteer Assistant Coach for the North Syracuse Little League. He is a 21 year member of Teamsters Local 317 and Chairman of the Team Activities Committee, Secretary of the Political Action Committee of Local 317 and is a delegate to the Greater Syracuse Labor Federation.

Chuck has lived his entire life in the North Syracuse area and attended North Syracuse schools and CCBI. He currently attends Cornell University on a part time basis where he is seeking a degree in Labor Studies and Labor Law. He resides in the Village of North Syracuse with his family.

He can be reached at the Village of North Syracuse at 458-0900.

Fred Fergerson

Alfred E. “Fred” Fergerson – Trustee
Term: February 2010 – June 2017

A native and life resident of North Syracuse, Mr. Fergerson is a 6th generation member of the Fergerson family who were among the first settlers in North Syracuse in 1826. He, his wife Patricia, his son Bill, and his daughter Vicky reside in the Village of North Syracuse.

Fred’s home and business are on the same family land the Fergersons have held for over 188 years. He is a licensed Funeral Director, President and owner of Fergerson Funeral Home, Inc. of North Syracuse. He has chaired several village committees for several mayoral administrations; the Chestnut St. Extension project, the Main Street Facade Improvements, NYS DOT Rt. 11 Improvements committee, and co-authoring the current Village Sign Ordinance, and currently chairs the Public Safety Committee.  These are a few of the projects he has been actively involved with in our Village.

He holds three degrees, one from OCC and 2 from SUNY at Oswego. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus, a Past Master of Memorial Lodge #648 F&AM, a Shriner, a Eucharistic minister and Lector of St. Rose of Lima Church, member of the Order of the Eastern Star, North Syracuse, and a 46 year member of the National Ski Patrol. He is also a licensed pilot.

Paul Linnertz

Paul Linnertz – Trustee

Term:  July 2011 – July 2015



Join us for the 10th Annual Family Festival on May 23rd at Lonergan Park. See the calendar for more info.

Come out for the Memorial Day Parade along Main Street on May 25th. Begins at Lonergan Park at 9am and ends at Veteran's Memorial Park with a short memorial service and dedication to our Veteran's

Registration has begun for our Summer Day Camp program. Youth 5 -14 are invited to join our trained staff for 7 weeks of fun in an outdoor/park setting. This program is very affordable. See the Parks Dept page or Summer Flyer for more info.

Yoga classes are held on Wednesdays at 4pm & 5:30 pm at the Community Center. Register through the Parks Office.

New members are invited to join the North Syracuse Community Chorus. Weekly rehearsals are held at the Community Center on Tuesdays at 6:30pm.

Upcoming Events

  • May 23, 2015 – Family Festival
    11:00 am, Community
  • May 25, 2015 – Memorial Day Parade
    8:30 am, Community
  • May 28, 2015 – Village Board Meeting
    4:30 pm, Board Meetings
  • May 30, 2015 – New York State Boater's Safety Course
    8:30 am, Community
  • May 30, 2015 – Summer Camp Registration
    9:00 am, Community

Local Weather

Freeze Warning

2:15 PM EDT on May 22, 2015
9:00 AM EDT on May 23, 2015
Friday 05/22 0%
Mainly clear. Lows overnight in the upper 30s.
Saturday 05/23 0%
Sunny skies. High around 65F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday 05/24 0%
Sunny, along with a few afternoon clouds. High 79F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.