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GOP holds legislature majority

November 22, 2019

The Republicans will maintain a 9-8 majority of the Cortland County Legislature after the final tallies from two close races were completed Thursday. Democratic incumbent Michael Barylski lost his Cortlandville seat to Republican Joe Nauseef, […]

County adopts $142.8M budget proposal

November 22, 2019

The Cortland County Legislature adopted a $142.8 million 2020 budget that would take $1.8 million, almost $1.9 million out of the general fund to keep the tax levy within the state-mandated cap on tax levy […]

Cortland County may join opioid study

November 12, 2019

The Cortland County Legislature will vote Nov. 21 on a resolution that would allow the county to sign agreements paying it to take part in a four-year research study on reducing opioid deaths by 40%. […]

State audit faults county on financial woes

October 31, 2019

The Cortland County Legislature’s failure to properly oversee county finances goes back further than the 2017 records a state Comptroller’s Office audit planned to examine. Auditors had to go back to 2012 records, and still […]

Legislators hold off decision on finance items

October 25, 2019

Following four public hearings Thursday, four resolutions related to county finances — including the 2020 budget — were pulled from the Cortland County Legislature agenda, meaning legislators will probably not consider them again until after […]

City, county tussle over tax collection fee

October 24, 2019

The city of Cortland imposed a fee on the county earlier this year for collecting county property taxes, which cost the county $123,000. In return, the county may collect that fee from city taxpayers to […]

County Legislature hopefuls field questions at forum

September 30, 2019

Six candidates for the Cortland County Legislature fielded audience-generated questions for nearly two hours Saturday morning at a forum, organized by the non-partisan League of Women Voters, at the Cortland Elks Lodge 748 at 9 […]

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