Cayuga County Legislature approves amendments to 2020 budget

The Cayuga County Legislature passed recommendations for the tentative 2020 county budget during its Tuesday meeting, in a chamber packed with county employees and supporters of a possible Styrofoam ban.

Members of the environmental group Cayuga Climate Action — as well as other county residents — were also present to support a local law that would ban using styrofoam ware by food service establishments in the county.

Whitman said he’s received about 47 letters from residents in support of the ban, with three letters in opposition. Legislators did not take any action.

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