Yates County’s auditors presented their report at the last county legislature meeting, showing a healthy fund balance, thanks in part to better than expected sales tax revenue in 2021.
What does Yates County Administrator Nonie Flynn recommend doing with the fund balance?
Yates County Administrator Nonie Flynn presented some of her ideas as to what to do with the fund balance to avoid borrowing money.
Related: Yates County reaches agreement with Cayuga County for use of tower site
The county has reached an agreement on the purchase of a property in Dundee for one communications tower site and has signed a deal with Cayuga County to use a Cayuga County-owned site in Seneca County to cover the western part of Yates County. The legislature will hold a public hearing on June 13 on a local law that would create a county Department of Emergency Services that would oversee EMS and fire services throughout the county.
Related: Lucky break leads to faster fiber availability for Yates County broadband project
The county caught a break in its broadband rollout project when a supplier of fiber had a customer cancellation, allowing the county to avoid a six to 12-month wait to acquire the fiber. Listen to my full Inside the FLX conversation with Yates County Administrator Nonie Flynn below.