Though separate from the finances vote, the Legislature additionally accepted renewing its contract with CEDA for 2021 by way of 2023. The contract states that the annual quantity the county pays CEDA is contingent on the finances adopted by the Legislature.
Previous to that vote, although, one legislator raised a query in regards to the county’s funds to the financial growth company.
“The town of Auburn does not contribute to the financial growth in any respect at CEDA. Is there any probability we might get them to fund the $50,000?” Cayuga County Legislator Tim Lattimore, who represents District 13 in Auburn, requested forward of a vote to resume CEDA’s contract.
One other legislator representing a distinct a part of the town, Trish Kerr of District 14, took concern with Lattimore’s query.
“As a metropolis taxpayers, I do pay county taxes, that are a part of how we fund CEDA,” she mentioned. “Cities and villages do not pay on to the CEDA finances; the town does not contribute on to the CEDA finances. We pay out taxes like everyone else and I might not wish to go to the town and ask for extra cash except there was one thing particularly carved out associated to work for the town.”
The opposite vital Methods and Means Committee modification restored $47,062 in funding for 9 months of a planner place. The tentative finances had eradicated that put up, which is at the moment vacant.