Category Archives: Chemung County Economy

18 May
0

AMERICAN STIMULUS PLAN TO PROVIDE $16 MILLION TO CHEMUNG COUNTY

The American Stimulus Plan, passed earlier this year by the United States Federal Government, will provide $16 million in funds to Chemung County to address local impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic and help energize our local economy. The New York ...

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08 Feb
1

Redistricting, Efficiency & the Legislative Agenda: an overview

Three Resolutions that will come before the Chemung County Legislature tonight have garnered a great deal of attention. The purpose of this post is to provide a factual overview of them, explain the opinions I have formed to this point, ...

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10 Nov
2

Chemung County’s 2021 budget process is underway

Chemung County Executive Chris Moss released his proposed budget for 2021 on November 9th, kicking off a busy month for all county officials. The purpose of this post is to inform the public about the schedule and budget content that ...

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08 Sep
0

In-person attendance again permitted at Chemung County Legislature meetings

Since March, members of the public have not been permitted to attend meetings of the Chemung County Legislature pursuant to a New York State Executive Order that allows municipal governments to meet remotely without public attendance in order to slow ...

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27 Jul
0

UPDATE: Economic predictions for Chemung County & a proposal for live-streaming meetings

While there are a host of serious issues facing Chemung County right now, two require special attention. First, the economic predictions for Chemung County brought on by COVID-19 are dire and will necessitate some very hard decisions when local officials ...

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06 Jul
0

Widespread financial impact of COVID-19 on local municipalities beginning to take shape

There has been little debate throughout the past few months among local officials surrounding one key aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic: the financial impact on municipalities, including Chemung County, will be substantial. Sales tax proceeds, a key component of most ...

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10 Jun
1

COVID updates for Chemung County residents

This morning Chemung County Executive Chris Moss provided members of the Legislature with an extremely thorough update of matters related to COVID-19 and the reopening of our community. I am sharing Moss’ update on this forum with his permission: ——————————— ...

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29 May
1

Confusion surrounds New York’s economic re-opening process

*Please note this is a developing issue. I wanted to get a post out as soon as possible to help provide some guidance about what is happening, but things may change rapidly. I will do my best to provide updates ...

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11 May
1

Starting to bring the fiscal impact of COVID-19 on Chemung County into focus

There is no question Chemung County, like all counties in New York, faces very serious fiscal impacts from COVID-19 and the “New York Pause” program created to respond to the virus. Local officials in Chemung County, including Chemung County Treasurer ...

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26 Feb
7

It’s time for substantive work within the Chemung County Legislature

I decided to run for the Chemung County Legislature in order to use my background and experience to try to make a difference for our community. Running in 2018 when many great economic development projects were beginning to take shape ...

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