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City Council takes on police accountability committee, private landlord regist

Geneva City Council debates police accountability committee, private landlord registration at meeting

The City of Geneva Council discussed two hot topics at this week’s meeting, turning down the opportunity to establish a Police Accountability Committee but moving forward with the first reading of a new landlord registration process. Police Accountability Committee Following the Council’s ... MORE
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Geneva City Council identifies new supervisor to fill vacancy, tables landlord registration ordinance

The City of Geneva City Council voted to table the Private Landlord Registration ordinance last night, with a split board decision. Councilors Regan, Camera, Salamendra, and Salone all voted against the tabling of this measure, with Mayor Valentino and Councilors Gaglianese, Burrell, ... MORE
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Geneva City Council fills vacancy: Full recap of February meeting

Constituents in Ward 6 in the City of Geneva now have a new representative. Just 32 days after John Pruette’s resignation left the seat vacant, the Council unanimously moved to appoint Republican John Salone to fill the position until January 1, 2023, ... MORE
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Geneva City Council looks to fill trio of vacancies, hears about ethics violation and receives foundry update

New year. New beginning. Geneva City Council met for its first full session of 2022 with new resolutions, as well as the task of filling three vacant positions in the city’s management. With the recent resignations of Sage Gerling and Adam Blowers, ... MORE
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Geneva City Manager Sage Gerling resigns, accepts position with Cornell University

Geneva City Manager Sage Gerling is resigning from the position held for the last three years. Gerling told City Council on Monday that she would leave the job on January 21. She’s accepted a position with Cornell University. It will be City ... MORE
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Who will replace John Pruett after he resigns from Geneva City Council on Dec. 31?

There’s a lot of uncertainty about what will happen to Geneva City Councilor John Pruett’s seat when his resignation becomes official. The elected member of City Council announced earlier this year that he was resigning amid a number of controversial issues, which ... MORE
Councilors and Residents Debate Indigenous Peoples Day

Geneva City Council, residents debate Indigenous Peoples Day

Mayor Steve Valentino was absent from the October 6, 2021, Geneva City Council meeting. The meeting was led by Deputy Mayor Bill Pealer (Ward 2). Council was supposed to hold a work session on October 4, 2021, but that meeting was canceled ... MORE
Geneva City Council tackles community choice aggregation and garbage issues but ignores Pruett’s resignation

Geneva City Council tackles community choice aggregation and garbage issues but ignores Pruett’s resignation

Geneva City Council held its September meeting on September 1, 2021. Council moved the meeting from the Geneva Public Safety Center to Jordan Hall at the Cornell AgriTech Campus. Council spent most of its time debating the Community Choice Aggregation program and ... MORE
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Geneva City Councilor John Pruett will stay on through end of 2021, or until replacement is found

On August 17, 2021, Geneva Ward 6 Councilor John Pruett resigned his Council seat effective August 31, 2021. Pruett said, “The commonly underproductive and often hostile working environment in council creates an unacceptable level of disappointment and anxiety for those who truly ... MORE
Geneva rescheduled city council work session, moved the council’s regular meeting, and postponed water main work

Geneva rescheduled city council work session, moved the council’s regular meeting, and postponed water main work

The City of Geneva announced three major changes for the week of August 30, 2021. First, the city rescheduled the City Council work session scheduled for August 30, 2021. Geneva moved the meeting to September 15, 2021. The city did not release ... MORE
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Pruett’s resignation letter obtained days before leaving Geneva City Council

“I am hereby issuing my resignation from Geneva City Council, Ward 6, becoming effective August 31, 2021.” That’s how the letter authored by Geneva City Councilor John Pruett, which was submitted to Mayor Steve Valentino last week begins. Pruett’s term was merely ... MORE
Geneva City Councilor announces resignation, cites health and unproductive governing body

Geneva City Councilor announces resignation, cites health and unproductive governing body

Geneva City Councilor John Pruett is stepping down. He serves as Sixth Ward city councilor and in a letter to Mayor Steve Valentino, he cited an array of issues and concerns that brought him to resignation. “The commonly underproductive and often-hostile working ... MORE
Geneva City Council Honors Juneteenth Volunteers and Rejects Resolution to Legalize Temporary Sidewalk Art

Geneva City Council rejects resolution to legalize temporary sidewalk art

Geneva City Council opened its Wednesday, August 4, 2021 meeting with the issuance of two Proclamations. Mayor Steve Valentino read the first Proclamation honoring Juneteenth Community Service. The resolution was brought because of June 19, 2021, to June 27, 2021, members of ... MORE
WATCH: Geneva City Council Meeting on August 4, 2021 (video)

WATCH: Geneva City Council Meeting on August 4, 2021 (video)

Full video of the Geneva City Council regular August meeting held on Wednesday evening, August 4, 2021. ... MORE
Geneva Council Wastes Residents’ Time With Unproductive Debate On Police Staffing Study

Geneva City Council hosts unproductive debate on police staffing study

The July Work Session held by Geneva City Council marked the return to its normal meeting location at the Geneva Public Safety Center. Mayor Steve Valentino, Councilor Laura Salamendra (Ward 5), and Councilor William Pealer (Ward 2), who was appointed as Deputy ... MORE