At the annual organizational meeting of the village of Canaseraga Monday night, Doug Ames was appointed mayor. At the start of the meeting, outgoing mayor Peggy Sleight asked for candidates for the position and Ames was nominated. No additional candidates were recommended, and Ames was unanimously approved to serve the remainder of the mayoral term vacated by Paul Mess in January. Ames’ term will run to March 2017. Trustee Steve Kenyon was approved to serve as deputy mayor.