May 23, 2016
Hornell, NY – At Mondays Hornell Common Council meeting Mayor Shawn Hogan praised the fiscal condition of the city over the past year. “We have received 97.2% of our anticipated revenue,” said Hogan. “Also spending was not as high as anticipated, and in laymen’s terms we had a good year and are in the black financially and even added $250,000 to our fund balance.” Hornell’s fund balance now stands close to two million dollars.
The Mayor also talked about the various road work and other projects currently going on around the city. Milling has been completed on three streets, Transit Drive, Howard, and East Avenue Extension, and are now awaiting paving. The Mayor also said Main Street will be done next year at a cost of around one million dollars. “Also moving right along is our bike hiking trail at Shawmut Park, and our new charcoal filtered wells at the water treatment plant.”
And in other news Councilman John Buckley was unanimously reappointed as Deputy Mayor.