J. Justin Woods, Cayuga County's newly hired administrator, is set to begin full-time on Dec. 18.
Woods was sworn into office on Friday, Dec. 1, and will be doing some remote work in the meantime.
"I'm very excited to get started," he told The Citizen in a phone interview Monday. "I look forward to getting here and meeting everybody, and learn the customs and how things have been done and adding my contributions to helping things be run a little smoother. I think the (Cayuga County) Legislature should really be commended for stepping up and handling the day-to-day operations for a year, and I look forward to working with them as we transition back to an administrator form of government."