Joy Flood

Josephine (Joy) Flood

205 Germania Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13219 H: 315-487-5705


  • The Republican Party
  • The Conservative Party
  • The Onondaga County Veterans


  • Town of Camillus
    • Deputy Supervisor starting January 2023
      These duties include attending any and all meetings on pertinent issues
      with the Supervisor, Department Heads and counsel for all the boards
    • Councilor for the 3rd Ward since January 2016
      Input on creating new laws with the board and counsel
      Direct link between the ward and business residents regarding issues that
      need assistance and liaison with town departments as their representative
      Assist residents and businesses with ZBA applications if required
      Send regular email updates to apprise residents of ongoing events,
      new and current information including veterans programs
    • Chairman of the Personnel Committee from 2016 to present
      In 2022 Negotiated 3 labor contracts as having done in previous
      years all taking several months, multiple meetings and one is still ongoing
      Work with Human Resources Officer on updating Employee Handbook
      Board Member of Health Committee along with other town employees
      in researching new companies, saving the town over $200,000.00
      with a new plan
      Liaison with Department Heads and hiring including a new Chief of Police
      and Code Enforcement Officer
    • Member of Planning & Zoning Committee
      Attend ZBA and Planning Board meetings
      Updating the Town Comprehensive Plan, having been on that committee as
      a councilor and before as a Camillus Chamber board member
      Yearly review of changes pertaining to zoning laws
      Propose any laws that benefit the town and residents with advice from counsel
    • Member at large of all Town Committees and Subcommittees
    • Member from Town Board to the Camillus Housing Authority:
    • January 2022 to Present
      I recommended and placed a veteran on the Housing Authority board
      We are working on projects to help place veterans in affordable homes
      Have a new Authority counsel per my recommendation who has experience
      working with Veterans organizations

    • Zoning Board of Appeals Member & Past Chairman: January 2001 to 2015
    • Part of a 5 member Appellate Board appointed by the Town to review permit
      applications denied by the Code Enforcement Officer. These included special
      use permits, area and use variances and interpretations.
      I served 3 full terms of 5 years each


    Non Town Affiliations and Employment

    Sam Rao Florist
    104 Myron Road, Syracuse, NY 13219 (3rdWard): May 1976 to Present
    As Office Manager, I handle the daily financial responsibilities, payroll records,
    billing and tax filings. Oversee our company website and am liaison with the company
    accountant on business matters.
    Manage some holiday departments, and handle customer service.

    Computer Programmer for Onondaga County
    January 1969 to July 1972
    I wrote programming for several county departments including the Board of
    Elections and the Jury System. This was the beginning age of computers.


    The Greater Camillus Chamber of Commerce: 1994 to Present

    I have been an active member of the chamber since joining and served on the board
    and held the office of acting President and First Vice-President. Our local chamber is
    very community oriented and works with businesses and private citizens on a daily basis.
    As a board member I worked to promote growth in our community in all
    aspects of daily life. Now as a general member, I attend events that promote the
    community and our town.

    The Octagon House of Camillus: 1998 to Present

    This is an all volunteer organization that helps preserve this home for future
    generations. The house is on the National Registry of Historic Places. As a volunteer,
    I am an officer in the organization and chair the fund raising for all events.
    The volunteers have revamped all 6 floors to have it represent the era in which it was built.
    The Octagon House is now open to the public, though we close during the
    winter season.

    Friends of Camillus Park: 2013 to 2019

    I joined this volunteer group and supported the rejuvenation of this town park.
    Having grown up in the community, I am grateful that this park is reaching its full
    potential. The park has a splash pad and playground for children, pickle ball courts,
    an outdoor senior exercise area, a bocce ball court and beautiful walking trails.
    In 2019 the group disbanded but it was an integral part of the park renovation.


    2 Course Completion Certificates in Computer Programming: 1968
    Upstate Data Processing Institute, Syracuse, NY

    High School Regents Diploma: 1968
    West Genesee School District


    My husband Francis (Tim) and I were married for over 48 years when he passed.
    I have one son, Jason. He owns his own Heating, Electrical & Air Conditioning business.
    He is also employed by National Grid.
    I live in the home I was raised in and my parents bought in 1943.
    I am a communicant of Holy Family Parish.

Joy Flood 3rd Ward Councilor

Josephine (Joy) Flood

Josephine (Joy) Flood