November 15, 2022
BATH, NY – The Steuben County Legislature’s budget presentation will be this morning at 11:30am. The annual presentation, by county Manager Jack Wheeler will be followed by the third workshop of the year during which board members may suggest additional cuts or expenditures while keeping any increase under the state mandated cap.
Significant changes in the budget include:
➢ Attracting and retaining qualified, competent employees with competitive salaries.
➢ Examining the Emergency Medical system needs.
➢ Maintaining support to county and outside agencies battling the overwhelming issue of substance abuse disorder.
➢ Absorbing increases in employee medical insurance, boosting child protective services and state-mandated court, law enforcement and jail expenses.