MAYVILLE – The Chautauqua County Legislature will be holding three committee meetings today. Highlighting the meeting schedule is the Planning and Economic Development committee, which meets in Mayville at 7 p.m. on the third floor of the Gerace Office Building.
Among the items to be discussed is Chautauqua Lake and appropriating funding from the occupancy tax for to help fight weed growth on the lake. In addition, the committee will look into accepting $30,000 in funding from the Chautauqua Lake Partnership to battle weeds on Chautauqua Lake. The panel will also review a proposal sponsored by legislator Lori Cornell (D-Jamestown), known as the Chautauqua Lake Investment Act and which calls for $200,000 in additional funding from the county be used for preserving the lake.
Other meetings today include the legislature’s Public Safety Committee, which meets at 4 p.m. The panel will hear an update from Sheriff Joe Gerace on the effort to get an up-to-date public safety radio system in place. In addition, the panel will look into two resolutions involving increased police patrols in the Village of Bemus Point during the summer months as well as an increased presence at Chautauqua Lake Central School.
The legislature’s Human Services Committee will meet at 6 p.m. The panel will review several resolutions, as well as met with Social Services Director Christine Schuyler to discuss the county welfare-to-work program and health department.
All meetings take place on the third floor of the Gerace Office Building and are open to the public.
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