PORT WASHINGTON -- Port Washington Village Council learned that two village employees will be retiring at the end of 2009.

Fiscal officer Faye Welsch and tax administrator April Fechuch will be leaving at the end of the year.

Welsch a had been an employee of the village for 24 years and Fechuch has been an employee for 15 years. Resumes for the two positions will be accepted until Oct. 1.

Councilmember Joe Bourne reported the Firemen Community Festival will take place at Belden park on Aug. 8. Several activities are planned for the day. The MedFlight helicopter will be there from 1 to 2 p.m. A motorcycle show will be from 4 to 7 p.m.

There will be a kiddy tractor pull at 4 p.m. and a music jam session from 7 to 9 p.m. and several other activities throughout the day. Lots of food will be available and all proceeds to benefit Delaware Valley Joint Fire Department.

The police department is working on clean-up notices in the village.