Earlville native Eve Ann Shwartz is nominated for a second two-year term as Town Supervisor. Together with her husband Harmon Hoff, Eve Ann operates Maple Avenue Farms, a third generation farm that sells its beef in NYC farmer’s markets. She attended Hamilton Central School and studied International Relations at the University of Pennsylvania. She earned a law degree at Northeastern University and was admitted to the NYS bar in 1985. In 1992 she sold her law practice in Hamilton to return to the farm and raise the couple’s two children, Sasha and Jesse.
She was elected to the Town Council in 1993. During her term she headed the Town’s Long Range Planning Committee, which led to the adoption of the Town’s first comprehensive plan. A founding member of the Partnership for Community Development, Shwartz served as its Executive Director from 2002-2006 Eve Ann was co- chair of “Stop NYRI,” the citizens’ group that successfully defeated a proposed 200 mile-long electrical transmission line. Shwartz currently serves on the Board of Community Memorial Hospital and the Ag Advisory Council for Madison County Cooperative Extension
As Town Supervisor during the past two years Eve Ann has worked to make town government more efficient and cost effective by sharing personnel, equipment and services with the Village and surrounding Towns. She has been instrumental in adopting technology to make Town government more transparent and energy efficient. Under her leadership the town launched its first website and installed PV Solar collectors on the Town highway garage.