Tag: Seneca County Board of Supervisors

Varick Supervisor Robert Hayssen chosen to lead Seneca County Board of Supervisors in 2021 (video)

Varick Supervisor Robert Hayssen chosen to lead Seneca County Board of Supervisors in 2021 (video)

There was no debate during the Seneca County Board of Supervisors reorganizational meeting, but Varick Supervisor Robert Hayssen secured another term as Chair during its annual reorganizational meeting. Waterloo Supervisor Don Trout also received a nomination. The final vote would be 471-274 ... MORE
Seneca County hires former acting attorney general in Bush administration to handle Cayuga Nation case

Seneca County hires former acting attorney general in Bush administration to handle Cayuga Nation case

Seneca County has hired a Washington D.C.-area lawyer for a possible Supreme Court case. Paul Clement, former U.S. Attorney General and Solicitor General will file a petition with the Supreme Court of the United States, asking it to hear an appeal of ... MORE
Supervisor opposes COVID screening for Seneca County employees, says it’s ‘too restrictive’

Supervisor opposes COVID screening for Seneca County employees, says it’s ‘too restrictive’

Pre-duty screenings will be standard for all Seneca County employees before starting work each day. It didn’t come easy, but the Seneca County Board of Supervisors utilized a ‘Rule 29’ proceeding to bypass committee – where two supervisors voted against the measure ... MORE
How many COVID complaints have corporations received in Seneca County? Supervisors to evaluate response policy

How many COVID-19 complaints have stores like Walmart, Lowes, and Dollar General received in Seneca County?

This week the Seneca County Board of Supervisors looked at its process for fielding complaints about COVID-19 mandates issued by the state, as well as the way small businesses are dealt with compared to corporations like Walmart. It started with Tom Murray, ... MORE
Migrant housing at former Hillside campus? Relationship between supervisors, IDA still sour in Seneca County

Migrant housing at former Hillside campus? Relationship between supervisors, IDA still sour in Seneca County

Are there plans in the works to house migrant workers at the former Hillside campus in the town of Varick? That was the new piece of information that came out during Tuesday’s meeting of the Seneca County Board of Supervisors. The apparent ... MORE
WATCH: Seneca County Board of Supervisors holds December meeting (video)

WATCH: Seneca County Board of Supervisors holds December meeting (video)

On Tuesday at 6 p.m. the Seneca County Board of Supervisors will hold their regularly scheduled meeting for the month of December. You can watch it live below in the video window or click here if you have trouble loading the video ... MORE
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Swinehart: Seneca County has more COVID cases in November than rest of pandemic combined

Swinehart: Seneca County has more COVID cases in November than rest of pandemic combined

Seneca County Public Health Director Vickie Swinehart took a more direct, blunt tone with the community-at-large at the Board of Supervisors’ monthly committee meetings. The Health and Human Services Committee met for the sole purpose of receiving an update from Swinehart on ... MORE
Swinehart’s COVID message to Seneca County: “We’re going the wrong direction”

Swinehart’s COVID message to Seneca County: “We’re going the wrong direction”

Vickie Swinehart at the Board of Supervisors Meeting held in March, before COVID restrictions went into effect. Photo by Greg Cotterill, of Finger Lakes News Radio. Things are not going the right direction in Seneca County. Public Health Director Vickie Swinehart addressed ... MORE
Supervisors to evaluate coroner system after incident in Lodi

Supervisors to evaluate coroner system after incident in Lodi

After a meeting of the Seneca County Board of Supervisors’ Public Safety Committee – the group agreed that it was time to take a closer look at its coroner system. The committee discussion was sparked by an update from Emergency Management Director ... MORE
Supervisors push IDA leader for answers on former Hillside property sale to Martin

Supervisors push IDA leader for answers on former Hillside property sale to Martin (video)

The Seneca County Industrial Development Agency was well-represented at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors’ Government Operations Committee Meeting, which was held at the County Office Building. Executive Director Sarah Davis, who came into that role this year, was present along with two other ... MORE
Supervisors get update on reopening, hear concerns from residents in Seneca County

Supervisors get update on reopening, hear concerns from residents in Seneca County

– By Josh Durso The Seneca County Board of Supervisors held its May meeting virtually amid the Coronavirus Pandemic. While none of the public was in attendance, it was streamed on YouTube for the public to access. Aside from an executive session ... MORE
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Supervisors make progress on draft sewer use law in Seneca County

Supervisors make progress on draft sewer use law in Seneca County

Seneca County might finally be getting somewhere with one of its most-complex issues. The Board of Supervisors met in a special committee session Monday night to discuss the future of a sewer use law, which will be introduced to the full-board after ... MORE
Board of Supervisors hold December meeting in Waterloo (video)

Supervisors ponder ‘Water & Sewer Authority’ while looking for consensus in 2019 (video)

FL1 TV: Watch the entire meeting video at the bottom of this story. It was the last regular session of the calendar year; and it’s been an active one for the Seneca County Board of Supervisors. While the supervisors will have a ... MORE
SENECA SUPERVISORS: BOS Chairman critical of Albany, budget process in remarks at meeting

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 ... MORE
Supervisors spar over incinerator, landfill at committee session

Supervisors spar over incinerator, landfill at committee session

Tempers flared during Tuesday’s Agriculture and Environmental Affairs standing committee meeting, which saw board members spar over two of the most-controversial issues in Seneca County. The first involved a resolution, which started out as a proposed local law. While proposed Local Law ... MORE