Tag: Seneca County IDA

Seneca County renews room occupancy tax for three more years

Seneca County renews room occupancy tax for three more years

Seneca County wants to raise its room occupancy tax to 4 or 5 percent. But it has had to settle for renewing its 3 percent tax for another three years. The county has been unable to convince local state lawmakers to introduce ... MORE
DISCUSSION: Supervisors address functionality, future of Seneca Co. IDA

DISCUSSION: Supervisors address functionality, future of Seneca Co. IDA

PDAT committee meets to discuss future of IDA, BOS, and Chamber of Commerce in Seneca Co., FL1 Staff We need more coordination between the various entities charged with promoting and driving business in Seneca County. It was a message shared by Seneca ... MORE
Seneca Chamber, IDA join forces to create 'strategic plan' for economic growth

Seneca Chamber, IDA join forces to create ‘strategic plan’ for economic growth

Seneca Co. IDA There is going to be a significant, across the board effort made to empower and develop Seneca County. That was the clear message from three key agencies involved in bolstering economic development. On Monday, the Seneca County Industrial Development ... MORE
'UP IN THE AIR': Fayette Supervisor highlights issues with Depot bid process (podcast)

‘UP IN THE AIR’: Fayette Supervisor highlights issues with Depot bid process (podcast)

[iframe src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/Ok6chdSDV7Y” width=”970″ height=”540″ scrolling=”auto” ] Map of the Seneca Army Depot, located in Romulus, New York. “We’re pretty much up in the air right now.” Fayette Town Supervisor Cindy Lorenzetti sounded off on Tuesday’s edition of the Inside the FLX podcast ... MORE
Seneca Co. IDA weighs marketing and PR options

Seneca Co. IDA weighs marketing and PR options

At Thursday’s meeting of the Seneca County Industrial Development Agency — marketing and public relations took front stage. Erica Paolicelli provided an update to the IDA board, who will be taking a vote next month to begin the process of soliciting bids ... MORE
Seneca White Deer, Inc. issues support of Martin, IDA lease agreement for Depot

Seneca White Deer, Inc. issues support of Martin, IDA lease agreement for Depot

Dennis Money, President of Seneca White Deer  Last year Dennis money, president of Seneca White Deer, Inc. had a lot of reservations about a potential Seneca County IDAs interest in selling the 7,000 acres associated with the former Seneca Army Depot. In ... MORE
DEFEATED: Resolution calling for immediate sale of depot shot down by supervisors

DEFEATED: Resolution calling for immediate sale of depot shot down by supervisors

Credit: Josh Durso Nearly an hour of debate and speakers. When all was said and done though, the Seneca County Board of Supervisors would defeat the resolution calling for the immediate sale of the former Seneca Army Depot. “It’s a complex deal,” ... MORE
Depot bid process, IDA get spotlight at Seneca Co. BOS meeting

Depot bid process, IDA get spotlight at Seneca Co. BOS meeting

It’s hard to identify an issue that has been more polarizing in Seneca County than the handling of the former-Seneca Army Depot property. Those 7,000-acres were put through a bid process, which ended last year with a winner — and initially — ... MORE
DEPOT DELAY: Seneca Co. Board members sound off over IDA bid process, lease agreement

DEPOT DELAY: Seneca Co. Board members sound off over IDA bid process, lease agreement

For Seneca Falls Supervisor Stephen Churchill and Fayette Town Supervisor Cindy Lorenzetti there were always questions about controversial Depot sale. The sale of the former Seneca Army Depot has been a contentious issue within the Seneca County Board of Supervisors, as well ... MORE
Former Seneca Army Depot will be leased, not purchased from Seneca IDA

Former Seneca Army Depot will be leased, not purchased from Seneca IDA

The Seneca County Industrial Development Agency will be leasing the 7,000-acres at the former-Seneca Army Depot. That was the decision made after a lengthy executive session, where the IDA looked at the potential legality of leasing the Depot property to Earl Martin, ... MORE