posted on May 01, 2012 07:42
Genesee County’s Meals on Wheels program will be restored to a five day a week service by this summer.
The county’s Human Services Committee has approved a contract with Genesee ARC to prepare the meals for the popular program.
The full county legislature is expected to approve the contract next week.
The first meals under the ARC contract would be due July 1st.
The county legislature reduced the Meals on Wheels program to a three day a week delivery program in a cost cutting move.
Genesee County Treasurer Scott German has announced he will seek a third term as the county’s top financial officer.
German is a Republican. He’s worked in the treasurer’s office for 19-years, the past 8 in the top post.
26-year-old Latoya Jackson of Summit Street, Batavia has been charged with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct for allegedly creating a scene in the City of Batavia Courtroom. When she was asked to leave the courtroom yesterday, deputies said she started yelling obscenities and then got into a brief struggle with court security in the courthouse lobby.
Latoya has been locked up in lieu of two-thousand dollars bail.
The Richmond Memorial Library is holding its budget vote and trustee election today.
Voting takes place in the Gallery Room of the library from 9am to 9pm.
The budget calls for a 2% increase or about 3-cents per thousand of assessed valuation.
Elizabeth Stitch is running for re-election to the Board of Trustees, unopposed.
Darien Lake theme park is set to open next Saturday, May12th. The theme park is putting the finishing touches on its 5-million dollar renovation project.
The park has added new rides, entertainment and lodging.
Darien Lake is still looking to fill 1-thousand open positions for employment.