Tag: Seneca Falls Town Board

SMI says it will make Q1 payment to Seneca Falls

SMI says it will make Q1 payment to Seneca Falls as part of host agreement

Seneca Meadows, Inc. says it will continue making host agreement payments to the Town of Seneca Falls amid the financial uncertainties of COVID-19. The company announced that they would fulfill their end of the Host Community Agreement with the Town of Seneca ... MORE
SMI permit tabled again: Seneca Falls defies threat of litigation after testy debate over landfill’s future (video)

SMI permit tabled again: Seneca Falls defies threat of litigation after testy debate over landfill’s future (video)

– By Josh Durso Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Mike Ferrara kicked off Tuesday’s meeting by reading a pair of letters from petitioners. Both were opposed to the renewal of an operating permit for Seneca Meadows Landfill, which was by far the most-anticipated ... MORE
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Judge dismisses Seneca Meadows lawsuit challenging Local Law #3 in Seneca Falls

Judge dismisses Seneca Meadows lawsuit challenging Local Law #3 in Seneca Falls

– By Peter Mantius A Seneca County judge has dismissed Seneca Meadows Inc.’s three-year-old legal challenge to a local law that requires it to close by December 2025. In an order dated April 28 and emailed to lawyers today, Supreme Court Judge Daniel ... MORE
Lawyers for SMI threaten litigation, termination of host agreement payments if operating permit not adopted on Tuesday

Lawyers for SMI threaten litigation, termination of host agreement payments if operating permit not adopted on Tuesday

– By Josh Durso Lawyers for Seneca Meadows say they will sue if the Town does not vote ‘yes’ on an updated permit in Seneca Falls. The Town Board is expected to entertain an extension of an annual operating permit, which has ... MORE
Bonafiglia encourages board to deny SMI permit as BonaDent plans expansion to bring 50 new jobs

Bonafiglia encourages board to deny SMI permit as BonaDent plans expansion to bring 50 new jobs

– By Josh Durso One of the most-influential leaders in the business community is speaking out about the pending decision to approve or deny an operating permit for the Seneca Meadows Landfill, and how it could impact their long-term choice to continue ... MORE
WATCH LIVE AT 6 PM: Seneca Falls Town Board holds April meeting

Seneca Falls Town Board holds April meeting on Tuesday night (full video)

On Tuesday, at 6 p.m. the Seneca Falls Town Board will hold its regularly scheduled April meeting. The session will be live-streamed by FingerLakes1.com, which can be accessed through the video window below. Download the FingerLakes1.com App: Android (All Android Devices) | ... MORE
Lazzaro will introduce resolution to strip SFPD leadership of titles at December meeting

Supervisor will introduce resolution to strip SFPD leadership of titles at December meeting

Outgoing Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro dropped a bombshell resolution on Town Board members and the press on Thursday, which is intended to strip leadership of the Seneca Falls Police Department of their rank ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Doug Avery, Mike Ferrara face off to lead Seneca Falls (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Doug Avery, Mike Ferrara face off to lead Seneca Falls beyond 2020 (podcast)

There are two candidates facing off in Seneca Falls for the opportunity to lead the Town Board, which has been subject of a lot of controversy over the last four years. As Election Day approaches, and early voting begins – both candidates ... MORE
Lazzaro appoints unelected rep to serve as deputy supervisor in Seneca Falls

Lazzaro appoints unelected rep to serve as deputy supervisor in Seneca Falls

Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro has appointed TJ Casamassima to the position of deputy town supervisor. Previously a town councilor, Casamassima will serve as deputy supervisor in Supervisor Lazzaro’s absence. Casamassima previously served on the Town Board between 2011 and 2014 ... MORE
‘AGGRESSIVE’ DEFENSE APPROVED: SF moves toward showdown in court over landfill law as residents voice spectrum of concerns

‘AGGRESSIVE’ DEFENSE APPROVED: SF moves toward showdown in court over landfill law as residents voice spectrum of concerns

Seneca Falls Town Board members during session earlier in 2018. Years have passed, and the makeup of the Seneca Falls Town Board has changed – but the debate hasn’t eased. Stakeholders throughout the region have been weighing in on a proposed host ... MORE
Time for change? Documents showcase possible deal between Seneca Falls, Seneca Meadows

Lazzaro says board needs to ’embrace’ new host agreement, but does he have the votes?

Is it time for a new deal in Seneca Falls? Documents outlining a new host agreement between the Town of Seneca Falls and Seneca Meadows Landfill show major changes from the 2007 agreement currently in place. It assumes the passing of a ... MORE
CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? Neighbor of Seneca Meadows wants to jump-start stalled lawsuit on 2025 landfill closure

CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? Neighbor of Seneca Meadows wants to jump-start stalled lawsuit on 2025 landfill closure

A frustrated neighbor of the Seneca Meadows Inc. landfill has asked a judge for permission to intervene in a long-delayed civil case challenging a local law that requires the state’s largest trash dump to close by 2025. Dixie D. Lemmon argues that ... MORE
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MANTIUS: Landfill makes offer SF ‘cannot refuse’ in new draft of host agreement

The state’s largest landfill is floating a proposal to push back its mandatory closure date from 2025 to 2037 in exchange for sweetened annual “host” payments to the Town of Seneca Falls. A proposed resolution outlining the plan may be presented to ... MORE
Memorandum of Understanding: Landfill debate past and present in Seneca Falls

Memorandum of Understanding: Landfill debate past and present in Seneca Falls

In March 2017 FingerLakes1.com published a timeline of events, which highlighted the contentious debate between supporters and opponents of the Seneca Meadows Landfill, located on State Route 414 in the Town of Seneca Falls. Local Law #3 of 2016 was passed as ... MORE
TIME FOR CHANGE: Deputy Supervisor Ferrara calls for efficiency, more community input

TIME FOR CHANGE: Deputy Supervisor Ferrara calls for efficiency, more community input

“We need to be more efficient and better for our taxpayers.” Those were the words spoken by Deputy Supervisor Lou Ferrara at Tuesday’s Town Board meeting in Seneca Falls. On the heels of a significant tax hike, the councilor said it’s time ... MORE