October 23, 2021

Parsing pay scales

July 9, 2021

Over the past year, Cortland County government has seen its job openings stay vacant for months while receiving fewer applications than expected. Now, the county Legislature will consider hiring a company to analyze salaries to […]

Legislators to discuss number of jail staff

September 19, 2020

Cortland County legislators should have no part in determining the number of corrections officers in the county jail, said Sheriff Mark Helms, even though a resolution being discussed by the Legislature suggests they should. “This […]

County declares June Pride Month

June 26, 2020

A proclamation declaring June Pride Month in Cortland County was accepted Thursday night, but it didn’t come without disagreement, mostly over communication. Cortland County Legislature Chairman Paul Heider (R-Cuyler, Solon) said a proclamation declaring June […]

County looking to hire consulting agency

February 7, 2020

The Cortland County Legislature may hire a consultant to help revamp county government over several years to save money and reach other goals. “Where government organizations tend to get in trouble is we tend to […]

C’ville supervisor retires

January 4, 2020

After nearly 15 years, Dec. 27 marked Richard Tupper’s last day as Cortlandville town supervisor. Tupper, who oversaw large commercial and industrial growth during his time, decided not to run for re-election in November. Tom […]

Heider named chairman of county Legislature

January 3, 2020

Cortland County Legislator Paul Heider said Thursday the legislature needs to work as one rather than just opposing parties during a speech he gave after being sworn in as the new legislature chairman. The legislature […]

2 Legislature races undecided

November 6, 2019

It remains unclear whether the Republicans or Democrats will take the majority of the Cortland County Legislature, but with two seats to be determined by absentee ballots, Republicans lead Democrats, 8-7. Two races — District […]

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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