Category: Municipal

Yates County Administrator Nonie Flynn has ideas for use of fund balance

Yates County Administrator Nonie Flynn has ideas for use of fund balance

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? ... MORE
Auburn city budget likely to be adopted June 3, no speakers at final hearing

Auburn city budget likely to be adopted June 3, no speakers at final hearing

The Auburn City Council expects to adopt City Manager Jeff Dygert’s proposed budget at its June 3 meeting. The average homeowner will see flat or slightly decreased tax bill No one spoke at the final public hearing on the proposed spending plan ... MORE
Livingston County to ease pressure at pump with gas tax cap

Livingston County to ease pressure at pump with gas tax cap

As the average price for a gallon of gas has increased over 50% from last year, the Livingston County Board of Supervisors voted last week to give motorists some relief at the pump. The Board has issued a temporary cap on the ... MORE
Lyons students raise $6,600 to support humanitarian efforts in Ukraine

Lyons students raise $6,600 to support humanitarian efforts in Ukraine

Lyons Central School District students raised over $6,600 in the span of two weeks to support humanitarian relief efforts in Ukraine. The effort began after students at Lyons Elementary School learned about the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine and decided they ... MORE
Project Seneca celebrates 10-year anniversary

Project Seneca celebrates 10-year anniversary

More than 30 Project Seneca supporters, State and local officials, and regional investors, gathered on Monday, May 23, 2022, to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Initiative’s beginning. Project Seneca was created when a small group of local business leaders were inspired ... MORE
Newark holds 16th annual Communithy Pride Day cleanup Saturday

Newark holds 16th annual Communithy Pride Day cleanup Saturday

The village of Newark holds its 16th annual Community Pride Day cleanup Saturday. This year’s theme is once again “Color our Community with Pride.” Volunteers are needed to help beautify our community by planting flowers, pulling weeds and cleaning up litter. Community ... MORE
Auburn hosts tennis festival Saturday

Auburn hosts tennis festival Saturday

May is National Tennis Month, and the city of Auburn will celebrate with a tennis festival Saturday. The event will be held at Clifford Park. Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason says there will be opportunities for all skill levels to play.  ... MORE
Steuben Public Health volunteers celebrated

Steuben Public Health volunteers celebrated

The scores of volunteers recruited to assist at Steuben County testing and vaccination clinics throughout the county during the COVID-19 pandemic were thanked for their efforts at the recent Open House at the Robert N. Austin American Legion Post 1279 in Campbell ... MORE
Geneva City Council plans to name Amie Hendrix as new city manager

Geneva City Council to name Amie Hendrix as new city manager

After a four-month-long search process, the Geneva City Council announced its plan today to name Lodi native Amie Hendrix as the new city manager. The appointment is subject to a formal confirmation vote, which will take place on June 1. Hendrix would ... MORE
Doubledays extend agreement with city of Auburn, Abner Doubleday gets mascot partner

Doubledays extend agreement with city of Auburn, Abner Doubleday gets mascot partner

The city of Auburn and the Auburn Doubledays have signed an agreement that will keep the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League team playing at Falcon Park through 2028. Doubledays owners Don Lewis and Bob Ohman signed a five-year extension of the agreement ... MORE
Geneva couple wins $42 million dollar settlement against city in foundry case

Geneva couple wins $42 million settlement against city in foundry case

A Geneva couple has won a $42,175,000 judgment against the city over contamination at the former Geneva Foundry site. Map of the Former Geneva Foundry project on-site and off-site areas and status of off-site cleanup activities. Credit: NYS DEC Related: Geneva Foundry ... MORE
Two Irondequoit fire districts become first-ever to merge in New York State

Two Irondequoit fire districts become first-ever to merge in New York State

A pair of fire districts in the town of Irondequoit have consolidated in efforts to better serve the community.  After successfully serving their respective communities for nearly 200 years combined, the Ridge Culver Fire District and Laurelton Fire District have become the Irondequoit ... MORE
Livingston County Historian to retire after 25 years

Livingston County Historian to retire after 25 years

Livingston County Historian Amie Alden is retiring after more than 25 years of public service, effective May 31, 2022. Alden first began working with the County in 1997 as Deputy Historian. She became the first full-time historian in 2004, managing the County’s ... MORE
Yates County reaches agreement with Cayuga County for use of tower site

Yates County reaches agreement with Cayuga County for use of tower site

Yates County has reached an agreement with Cayuga County to use a communications tower as part of Yates County’s $5 million expansion of emergency communications. Tower will provide coverage in eastern Yates County The tower is in the town of Ovid, in ... MORE
Victor residents strike down proposal for new Victor-Farmington Library

Victor residents strike down proposal for new Victor-Farmington Library

Town of Victor residents struck down the proposed Victor Farmington Library project on Tuesday. The decision came in with 1,415 votes in favor of the proposed new facility and 3,256 against. “After dedicating over five years to researching a larger library, consulting ... MORE