The Yates County Legislature has approved a five-year capital improvement plan for 2023-27.
Buildings and grounds, airport runway, vehicle replacement highlight 2023 projects
The plan is updated annually. Yates County Administrator Nonie Flynn tells us some of the main projects that will be funded over the next five years.
Cost to taxpayers less than $11 million
The total cost of the projects is $58,621,921. Over $47 million of that cost will be paid with federal and state funds, through the sale of equipment, and with reserve funds. $5,440,000 has been set aside for the county’s broadband rollout through the US Department of Agriculture’s ReConnect program.
The Yates County Sheriff’s Department will be getting body-worn cameras this year under the plan. Listen to my full Inside the FLX conversation with Yates County Administrator Nonie Flynn.