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Saturday, October 22, 2016

Steuben Legislature meets Oct. 22

BATH – High school students from across Steuben County will be introduced to the workings of their county Legislature when county lawmakers meet in regular session at 10 a.m. Monday. The students are participating in the county’s "Youth In Government" program, which includes attendance at legislative committees, tours and interviews with county department heads and legislators. The program culminates in a simulated legislative session during which they present resolutions to be voted on by their peers, scheduled this year for 11 a.m. Dec. 9. The highly popular program is operated twice annually by the county Youth Bureau. Agenda items before the county Legislature Monday include:

-Authorizing the county Sheriff to accept two donations for the K9 Program. -Authorizing the county Emergency Management Office to accept a donation from Goodrich Auto Works for auto body repairs to the fire investigation bus. -Authorizing the acceptance of a donation from the Canisteo American Legion. Confirming the appointment of the Commissioner of Public Works.
-Directing the filing of the tentative budget and the Budget message with the Clerk of the Legislature and fixing the time and place for the Public Hearing on the Tentative Budget.
-Fixing the time and place of the Public Hearing on the completion and filing of the assessment roll for the Marsh Ditch Watershed Protection and Upper Five Mile Creek Watershed Protection districts. -Fixing the time and place of the Public Hearing on the completion and filing of the assessment roll for the Lamoka/Waneta Lakes' Protection and Rehabilitation District.