Tag: Seneca Meadows

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
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
‘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
Kyle Black calls on board to avoid litigation, presents Seneca Falls with two large checks

Kyle Black calls on board to avoid litigation, presents Seneca Falls with two large checks

It was an exciting night for Seneca Falls residents who are hopeful for a relief from a strained relationship between the Town and one of it’s largest economic drivers. Seneca Meadows Landfill Regional Manager Kyle Black addressed the board, presenting two checks ... MORE
Resident takes board to task over tax hike in Seneca Falls

Resident takes board to task over tax hike in Seneca Falls

The Seneca Falls Town Board met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, with the recent passage of the 2018 budget fresh on the minds of residents and board members alike. Public comment was dominated by the issues that have made headlines ... MORE
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Supervisor says Seneca Falls will be 'less dependent' on landfill revenue in budget memo

Supervisor says Seneca Falls will be ‘less dependent’ on landfill revenue in budget memo

Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro says it’s about keeping a commitment to taxpayers. In a memo to staff, which was exclusively obtained by FingerLakes1.com — Lazzaro outlines expectations for the 2018 budget. “As a board we are facing a definite ‘change ... MORE
ELECTION ISSUES: Looking at Seneca County's political climate

ELECTION ISSUES: Looking at Seneca County’s political climate

Voters have their work cut out for them this November. Seneca County might be one of the most-rural, yet controversial and active political spaces in the entire Finger Lakes. Lacking some of the conventional structures that other counties take for granted – ... MORE
SMI gives update, speakers rail against landfill as supervisors meet

SMI gives update, speakers rail against landfill as supervisors meet

Seneca Meadows District Manager Kyle Black gave an update to the Seneca County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday regarding their ongoing efforts at the facility along State Route 414 to mitigate odors and continue working with the community. According to Black, construction ... MORE
THE DEBRIEF: Seneca Falls Lawsuit, Geneva Foundry, Lake Ontario & "Lu-Lu" checks (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Seneca Falls Lawsuit, Geneva Foundry, Lake Ontario & “Lu-Lu” checks (podcast)

On Thursday night’s edition of the Debrief Podcast Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso discussed a variety of topics including a new Article 78 petition filed in Seneca Falls, the ongoing debate around the Geneva Foundry, as well as “Lu-Lu” checks distributed to ... MORE