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INSIDE THE FLX: Geneva Town Supervisor Mark Venuti; expanding composting, water plant work, energy audits for residents (podcast)

In this episode, we talk with Geneva Supervisor Mark Venuti and recap this week’s town board meeting.

  • The town will work with Blueprint Geneva and Growing Cycle, LLC to expand its curbside composting program. 
  • The town amended its site plan code concerning the placement of trees in residential subdivisions.
  • The cost of upgrades to the city’s Marsh Creek pump station has gone up. The town has American Rescue Plan Act funds to help pay its one-half share of the cost. The town will also work with the city of Geneva and the town of Waterloo on an expansion of the town’s wastewater treatment plant made necessary by increased development. 
  • The town will work with HeatSmart Monroe-FLX to provide energy audits and other ways for residents to save on their energy costs. In so doing, the town will get points toward its Clean Energy Community status with NYSERDA.
  • The town has submitted a Community Development Block Grant application on behalf of Real Eats, which has exceeded its employment goals to be eligible to receive the grant.
  • The town board passed a resolution in memory of George Smith, who recently passed away. Smith served the town in several capacities over the years.
  • The town will submit a grant application for a two-bay electric vehicle charging station at the town hall as soon as NYSEG makes a site visit. The town plans to purchase an electric vehicle for the code enforcement officer.
  • Senior cleanout day will be Thursday, September 8. Fix-it day and free stuff day will take place on Sunday, September 11.