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Canandaigua City Council approves PILOT for Labeling Building following executive session

In a 6-3 split decision, the Canandaigua City Council approved the PILOT agreement for the rehabilitation of the Labelon Building following an executive session last night. Councilmembers Cutri, Unrath, Dittmar, Covington, Lyon, and Uebbing were all in favor of the PILOT, which ... MORE
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Canandaigua City Council debates PILOT for housing development at former Labelon

The property known as the Labelon Building at 10 Chapin Street in Canandaigua was a primary focus at last night’s City Council Meeting. Savarino Companies has proposed turning the building, which has been vacant for nearly three decades, into 48 housing units ... MORE
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INSIDE THE FLX: Sim Covington of Canandaigua City Council on lifelong learning, implicit bias, and path to a more diverse America (podcast)

In this episode, I talk with Sim Covington, who’s been the Chief Diversity Officer at Finger Lakes Community College since 2018 and was sworn in last month as the first black man to serve on the Canandaigua City Council. We talked about ... MORE
Canandaigua City Council Meets In Person

Canandaigua City Council holds in-person meeting, says July 4th parade will take place

The Canandaigua City Council returned to in-person meetings on June 3. They met in Council Chambers in the Hurley Building in Canandaigua. Councilors sat at their normal dais but with newly installed plexiglass dividers as a COVID-19 precaution. Council’s first in-person meeting ... MORE
Canandaigua Approves Use Of Pesticides At Lagoon Park And  Approves Joint Town-City Summer Recreation Program

Canandaigua approves use of pesticides at Lagoon Park, approves city-town rec program this summer

On Thursday Canandaigua City Council debated proposals to allow the use of pesticides and herbicides at Lagoon Park and to run a joint summer recreation program with the Town of Canandaigua. Council also considered resolutions to survey cemeteries, approve the City’s Police ... MORE
Canandaigua City Council Rescinds Resolution To Study Land of Legends Raceway Noise

Canandaigua City Council rescinds resolution to study racetrack noise

In their second 2021 meeting on February 4, 2021, Canandaigua City Council rescinded a resolution to create a noise study related to Land of Legends Raceway and approved five new resolutions. At the January 7, 2021, Council meeting Council narrowly approved Resolution ... MORE
Canandaigua City Council Debates Racetrack Noise Study

Canandaigua City Council debates racetrack noise study

Canandaigua’s City Council kicked off 2021 with its first meeting of the year on Thursday. Councilmember Steve Uebbing (At-Large) began the Council’s work by offering a resolution calling on the City Manager to develop a plan for studying the impact of noise ... MORE
Canandaigua plans to pursue Main Street grant that could be worth up to $500K

Canandaigua plans to pursue Main Street grant that could be worth up to $500K

The City of Canandaigua wants to see if they can secure some grant funding for the Main Street corridor. There’s upwards of $500,000 on the table for communities like Canandaigua, as they weigh the possibility of renovate and fill vacancies in at ... MORE
Canandaigua City Council supports renaming ‘Squaw Island’, narrowly approves school resource officer program

Canandaigua City Council supports renaming ‘Squaw Island’, narrowly approves school resource officer program

The Canandaigua City Council met Thursday via Zoom conference call due to COVID-19. During Thursday’s nearly two-and-a-half hour session Council approved 8 resolutions. Resolution #2020-051 proposed supporting efforts to rename “Squaw Island” because of the “defamatory stigma attached to the name”. Several ... MORE
Canandaigua City Council Discusses New Electric Services Program and Calls Upon Ontario County To Rename Court Street In Honor of Susan B. Anthony

Canandaigua City Council calls on Ontario County to rename Court Street to honor Susan B. Anthony

The Canandaigua City Council met on Thursday, July 2, 2020. The Council continued to meet via Zoom conference call due to the continuing COVID-19 crisis. As was the regular process for the Canandaigua City Council, the meeting was also televised on Finger ... MORE

Public excluded from Ontario County BOS meeting after incorrect, broken links placed on County website

The Ontario County Board of Supervisors was scheduled to hold its regular monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The meeting occurred via WebEx conference call due to the COVID-19 crisis. For the second month in a row, both residents and the media ... MORE
Canandaigua looks at Geneva’s Linden as it weighs revitalization of Phoenix St.

Canandaigua task force takes shape to look at downtown revitalization

On Thursday, Canandaigua City Council considered a resolution to create a task force to evaluate the possibility of moving forward with revitalization of the Phoenix Street area often referred to as “Blood Alley”. Phoenix Street between Main and Lafayette gained the nickname ... MORE