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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 Shipley — little progress was made in some of the most-costly areas. For example, the fiscal liability for... more

Officials respond to reports of del Lago’s ‘lagging’ revenue

Earlier this week, reports published by the New York State Gaming Commission highlighted lagging revenue, behind projections filed with the state prior to del Lago Resort & Casino’s construction. The $440 million casino was billed as a shot of economic energy into an economy struggling to catch. For Tyre, as well as Seneca County, it also meant additional revenues to... more

REPORT: Seneca losing employees to neighboring counties, pay below average

In recent years Seneca County has struggled to retain employees. It’s been the subject of many committee and board meetings within the Board of Supervisors, but little tangible evidence existed to prove if the working theory; that employees were leaving for better paying area jobs was true. Currently, there are 21 vacancies within the county’s employment structure out of 234... more