A Cayuga County legislator accused of making threats to social services staff has restrictions in place for interactions with child protective services employees and which floors of the Cayuga County Office Building he may visit, according to a February email from county Legislature Chairman Keith Batman.
Frank Reginelli, legislator representing District 11, "is not to go to the 2nd, 3rd or 4th floor without notifying security," according to the email sent to Community Services Director Ray Bizzari. The Citizen was provided the email July 28 following a Freedom of Information Law request. Batman added in the email that "he is to avoid, to the extent possible, all contact with the staff involved in previous incidents."
Last week, Batman downplayed the restrictions, saying they are voluntary and don't impact Reginelli's ability to do his job.