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INSIDE THE FLX: Yates County Administrator Nonie Flynn; money for home sewer upgrades, Phase 1A of broadband project, Greenidge CEO addresses legislature (podcast)

In this episode, we visit with Yates County Administrator Nonie Flynn for a county legislature recap and the latest county news.

  • What does it mean to become a “constitutional county?”
  • The county will work with Keuka Housing on a Community Development Block Grant to repair or replace aging sewer systems in 15 homes.
  • The legislature voted to increase the property tax exemption granted to military veterans.
  • The contract was awarded for Phase 1A of the ReConnect broadband rollout project, the construction of the internet backbone.
  • The county office building has new year-round hours, 8-4:30.
  • The legislature joined other small counties in calling for changes to election laws that put a burden on smaller counties, such as the requirement to have a full staff available for early voting locations.
  • Greenidge Generation CEO Dale Irwin addressed the legislature this week.
  • An anonymous audit by the Coalition for Open Government found the county is in compliance with the state’s Freedom of Information Law.