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Sinicropi, Laskoski make it a Republican sweep in Seneca Falls Town Council race

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The unofficial results are posted in the Seneca Falls Town Council race where two seats were up for grabs on Tuesday night. Republicans Frank Sinicropi and Kaitlyn Laskoski unseated incumbant Democrats Doug Avery and Dave ... more
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WATCH: Seneca Falls Town Council February 2021 Meeting (webcast)

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A Public Hearing before the Town Board of the Town of Seneca Falls will be held Tuesday evening at 6:00 pm regarding the adoption of proposed Local Law #4 of the Town of Seneca Falls ... more
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Seneca Falls Town Board opposes landfill expansion, but supervisor not convinced company will walk away in 2025

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During a meeting held Tuesday, January 5th the Seneca Falls Town Board voted 3-2 asking the DEC to deny Seneca Meadows' permit request to expand its landfill. The vote, which fell along party lines, featured ... more
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Seneca Falls Town Board hears from Boston doctor about landfill odor during visit (video)

Seneca Falls Town Board hears from Boston doctor about landfill odor during visit (video)
On Tuesday the Seneca Falls Town Board held it's regularly scheduled monthly meeting, and while no action was taken on a long-tabled operating permit for the Seneca Meadows Landfill the board did hear again about ... more
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Seneca Falls Town Board still hasn’t made a decision on a new sewer line: Here are the options

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Where will Seneca Falls install a 14-inch sewer line from the Kingdom Road Pump Station? That has been one of the most-debated questions in the community, as it looks at different options. The new line ... more
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Board votes 4-1 to use more landfill revenue in budget, keep taxes flat in Seneca Falls

Town Board re-votes 4-1 to
It took a little longer than expected, but the Town of Seneca Falls has a budget for 2021. Last Friday the Town Board voted 3-2 to adopt a spending plan that would only use $999,750 ... more
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UPDATE: Special meeting to happen Thursday on possible reversal of tax increase in Seneca Falls

Seneca Falls Town Board votes 3-2 to use even less landfill revenue, raise taxes 9-10%
At a special meeting on Friday the Seneca Falls Town Board voted 3-2 to adopt a budget for the year 2021. Heading into the session the Board had agreed to use $1.8 million of the ... more
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TOWN NEWSLETTER: Supervisor Mike Ferrara gives update on Seneca Falls

No viable town manager candidate yet: Seneca Falls launches second search
We are currently preparing the 2021 Town budget. Budget workshops are scheduled for October 20 and 26, 5:30 in the Town Office. Masks are required. There will be a Budget, Public Hearing held on Thursday, ... more
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SMI says it will make Q1 payment to Seneca Falls as part of host agreement

SMI says it will make Q1 payment to Seneca Falls
Seneca Meadows, Inc. says it will continue making host agreement payments to the Town of Seneca Falls amid the financial uncertainties of COVID-19. The company announced that they would fulfill their end of the Host ... more
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SMI permit tabled again: Seneca Falls defies threat of litigation after testy debate over landfill’s future (video)

SMI permit tabled again: Seneca Falls defies threat of litigation after testy debate over landfill’s future (video)
- By Josh Durso Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Mike Ferrara kicked off Tuesday's meeting by reading a pair of letters from petitioners. Both were opposed to the renewal of an operating permit for Seneca Meadows ... more
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Judge dismisses Seneca Meadows lawsuit challenging Local Law #3 in Seneca Falls

Judge dismisses Seneca Meadows lawsuit challenging Local Law #3 in Seneca Falls
A Seneca County judge has dismissed Seneca Meadows Inc.’s three-year-old legal challenge to a local law that requires it to close by December 2025. In an order dated April 28 and emailed to lawyers today, Supreme ... more
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Lawyers for SMI threaten litigation, termination of host agreement payments if operating permit not adopted on Tuesday

SMI says it will make Q1 payment to Seneca Falls
- By Josh Durso Lawyers for Seneca Meadows say they will sue if the Town does not vote 'yes' on an updated permit in Seneca Falls. The Town Board is expected to entertain an extension ... more
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Bonafiglia encourages board to deny SMI permit as BonaDent plans expansion to bring 50 new jobs

Bonafiglia encourages board to deny SMI permit as BonaDent plans expansion to bring 50 new jobs
- By Josh Durso One of the most-influential leaders in the business community is speaking out about the pending decision to approve or deny an operating permit for the Seneca Meadows Landfill, and how it ... more
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Seneca Falls Town Board holds April meeting on Tuesday night (full video)

Odor issues, signage, and comprehensive plan included in Seneca Falls Town Board meeting
On Tuesday, at 6 p.m. the Seneca Falls Town Board will hold its regularly scheduled April meeting. The session will be live-streamed by FingerLakes1.com, which can be accessed through the video window below ... more
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Supervisor will introduce resolution to strip SFPD leadership of titles at December meeting

Public hearing scheduled in Seneca Falls to drop full-time lawyer position
Outgoing Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro dropped a bombshell resolution on Town Board members and the press on Thursday, which is intended to strip leadership of the Seneca Falls Police Department of their rank ... more
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Candidates for Seneca Falls Town Council answer questions ahead of Election Day

Proposals for two Seneca Falls properties due January 6th
While the Seneca Meadows Landfill has once again taken center stage in an upcoming election in Seneca Falls - a number of important issues related to economic development, the opioid epidemic, public safety, and overall ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Doug Avery, Mike Ferrara face off to lead Seneca Falls beyond 2020 (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Doug Avery, Mike Ferrara face off to lead Seneca Falls (podcast)
There are two candidates facing off in Seneca Falls for the opportunity to lead the Town Board, which has been subject of a lot of controversy over the last four years. As Election Day approaches, ... more
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Lazzaro appoints unelected rep to serve as deputy supervisor in Seneca Falls

Public hearing scheduled in Seneca Falls to drop full-time lawyer position
Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro has appointed TJ Casamassima to the position of deputy town supervisor. Previously a town councilor, Casamassima will serve as deputy supervisor in Supervisor Lazzaro's absence. Casamassima previously served on ... more
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‘AGGRESSIVE’ DEFENSE APPROVED: SF moves toward showdown in court over landfill law as residents voice spectrum of concerns

Avery says planning will be a priority after SF audit draws up big criticism
Years have passed, and the makeup of the Seneca Falls Town Board has changed - but the debate hasn't eased. Stakeholders throughout the region have been weighing in on a proposed host agreement, which was ... more
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