Tag: Seneca County Board of Supervisors

Migrant housing at former Hillside campus? Relationship between supervisors, IDA still sour in Seneca County

Migrant housing at former Hillside campus? Relationship between supervisors, IDA still sour in Seneca County

Are there plans in the works to house migrant workers at the former Hillside campus in the town of Varick? That was the new piece of information that came out during Tuesday’s meeting of the Seneca County Board of Supervisors. The apparent ... MORE
WATCH: Seneca County Board of Supervisors holds December meeting (video)

WATCH: Seneca County Board of Supervisors holds December meeting (video)

On Tuesday at 6 p.m. the Seneca County Board of Supervisors will hold their regularly scheduled meeting for the month of December. You can watch it live below in the video window or click here if you have trouble loading the video ... MORE
Swinehart: Seneca County has more COVID cases in November than rest of pandemic combined

Swinehart: Seneca County has more COVID cases in November than rest of pandemic combined

Seneca County Public Health Director Vickie Swinehart took a more direct, blunt tone with the community-at-large at the Board of Supervisors’ monthly committee meetings. The Health and Human Services Committee met for the sole purpose of receiving an update from Swinehart on ... MORE
Swinehart’s COVID message to Seneca County: “We’re going the wrong direction”

Swinehart’s COVID message to Seneca County: “We’re going the wrong direction”

Vickie Swinehart at the Board of Supervisors Meeting held in March, before COVID restrictions went into effect. Photo by Greg Cotterill, of Finger Lakes News Radio. Things are not going the right direction in Seneca County. Public Health Director Vickie Swinehart addressed ... MORE
Supervisors to evaluate coroner system after incident in Lodi

Supervisors to evaluate coroner system after incident in Lodi

After a meeting of the Seneca County Board of Supervisors’ Public Safety Committee – the group agreed that it was time to take a closer look at its coroner system. The committee discussion was sparked by an update from Emergency Management Director ... MORE
Supervisors push IDA leader for answers on former Hillside property sale to Martin

Supervisors push IDA leader for answers on former Hillside property sale to Martin (video)

The Seneca County Industrial Development Agency was well-represented at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors’ Government Operations Committee Meeting, which was held at the County Office Building. Executive Director Sarah Davis, who came into that role this year, was present along with two other ... MORE
Supervisors get update on reopening, hear concerns from residents in Seneca County

Supervisors get update on reopening, hear concerns from residents in Seneca County

– By Josh Durso The Seneca County Board of Supervisors held its May meeting virtually amid the Coronavirus Pandemic. While none of the public was in attendance, it was streamed on YouTube for the public to access. Aside from an executive session ... MORE
Supervisors make progress on draft sewer use law in Seneca County

Supervisors make progress on draft sewer use law in Seneca County

Seneca County might finally be getting somewhere with one of its most-complex issues. The Board of Supervisors met in a special committee session Monday night to discuss the future of a sewer use law, which will be introduced to the full-board after ... MORE
Board of Supervisors hold December meeting in Waterloo (video)

Supervisors ponder ‘Water & Sewer Authority’ while looking for consensus in 2019 (video)

FL1 TV: Watch the entire meeting video at the bottom of this story. It was the last regular session of the calendar year; and it’s been an active one for the Seneca County Board of Supervisors. While the supervisors will have a ... MORE
SENECA SUPERVISORS: BOS Chairman critical of Albany, budget process in remarks at meeting

SENECA SUPERVISORS: BOS Chairman critical of Albany, budget process in remarks at meeting

On Tuesday, Seneca County Board of Supervisors Chairman Bob Shipley shared his thoughts on the New York State Budget process, which included passage of a $168 billion spending plan. There was good news, and bad, within the plan — but according to ... MORE
Supervisors spar over incinerator, landfill at committee session

Supervisors spar over incinerator, landfill at committee session

Tempers flared during Tuesday’s Agriculture and Environmental Affairs standing committee meeting, which saw board members spar over two of the most-controversial issues in Seneca County. The first involved a resolution, which started out as a proposed local law. While proposed Local Law ... MORE
Another Notice of Claim filed against Seneca County; attorney says client was harassed

Another Notice of Claim filed against Seneca County; attorney says client was harassed

Seneca County has received a second Notice of Claim. On Friday, Jarrod W. Smith, Esq., who is representing Debra R. Rickerson, provided a narrative to an ongoing story, which rocked Seneca County days before September’s Republican Primary for District Attorney. In an ... MORE
Supervisors argue over sewer in Seneca County; expansion considered to south end

Supervisors argue over sewer in Seneca County; expansion considered to south end

If the tone of debate around water and sewer in Seneca County were going to be labeled, ‘divisive’ would be the only term appropriate. At Tuesday’s Public Works standing committee meeting, that very topic took center stage. The County is currently working ... MORE
Supervisors consider changing the way snow removal is handled in Seneca Co.

Supervisors consider changing the way snow removal is handled in Seneca Co.

In a special session on Tuesday, the Seneca County Board of Supervisors took one step closer to completing Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s goal of consolidating some services. While the supervisors had a limited amount of time this year to formulate a plan, which ... MORE
ELECTION ISSUES: Looking at Seneca County's political climate

ELECTION ISSUES: Looking at Seneca County’s political climate

Voters have their work cut out for them this November. Seneca County might be one of the most-rural, yet controversial and active political spaces in the entire Finger Lakes. Lacking some of the conventional structures that other counties take for granted – ... MORE
SMI gives update, speakers rail against landfill as supervisors meet

SMI gives update, speakers rail against landfill as supervisors meet

Seneca Meadows District Manager Kyle Black gave an update to the Seneca County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday regarding their ongoing efforts at the facility along State Route 414 to mitigate odors and continue working with the community. According to Black, construction ... MORE
Seneca Supervisors ready to push back against costly measures

Seneca Supervisors ready to push back against costly measures

Supervisors push through a 4+ hour set of committee meetings in Seneca County. A number of state issues were on committee meeting agendas Tuesday in Seneca County. One of those items was the Shared Services Act, which made its way into the ... MORE
How are codes being enforced? Business owners question process, regulation

How are codes being enforced? Business owners question process, regulation

Some people have a problem with the way codes are being enforced in Seneca County. The supervisors discussed a variety of issues at Tuesday’s Public Health Services Committee Meeting, which lasted more than an hour-and-a-half. It all centered around the future, or ... MORE