The Seneca County Board of Supervisors is seeking any interested person who is a resident of Seneca County to serve on the Seneca County IDA Board. The agency’s primary purpose is to promote private sector commercial and industrial development, and advance the job opportunities and economic welfare of the people of Seneca County.

Personal and Professional Qualities of Board Members will include:

  • Business leadership and management skills: with attention being paid to a diversity of specializations. Such specializations should include executive management decision making, finance, accounting, marketing, and sales in an industrial manufacturing or service industry environment.
  • Commitment:       IDA board members must be willing to take their responsibilities seriously, be dedicated to faithfully execute the Agency’s mission, and be willing to act in the best interest of the IDA as opposed to any specific political or special interest agenda.       A willingness to invest the time and effort needed to be conscientious, interested, and prepared to participate in the oversight of the IDA is required. Prospective board members should have a demonstrated commitment to fostering the economic development of the entire geographical community served by an IDA.
  • Integrity:       IDA board members are required to balance duty and loyalty to their IDA with responsibilities they may have with other public, personal and professional relationships that could influence their actions and decisions. Board members should have a demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment, make decisions independently, maintain confidentiality, stand aside from local political influence, and be sensitive to even the appearance of a conflict of interest.
  • Temperament: Seneca County IDA operates in an environment of transparency, and compliance with a Code of Ethics. IDA board members should comprise a diversity of backgrounds, experience and perspectives on issues where respect for others, teamwork, and the highest degree of professional ethics are required. Board members should have a demonstrated interest and ability to build consensus, and a willingness to make appropriate decisions that support the economic development of their jurisdiction.

Please send a cover letter and resume by June 11, 2018 to:
Seneca County Board of Supervisors
ATTN:  Margaret Li, Clerk to the Board
Seneca County Office Building
One DiPronio Drive
Waterloo, NY 13165
Fax:  315-539-0207

Posted May 16th, 2018 - Board of Supervisors Clerk
Public hearing notice



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Administrator of Seneca County Water District No. 1 will hold a public hearing pursuant to §266(1) of the New York State County Law, at the Romulus Town Office Building, 1435 Prospect Street, Willard, New York at 6:00 P.M., on Thursday, May 24, 2018 to receive public comment on proposed changes to the Water Rate Schedule for Water District No. 1, a summary of which is as follows: For Out of District Seneca County Water Customers: Water Charge from $6.30 per 1,000 gallons, to $7.05 per 1,000 gallons.  For In District Seneca County Water Customers:  Water Charge from $6.98 per 1,000 gallon, to $7.75 per 1,000 gallons; for O & M from $53.00 per quarter per unit, to $53.00 per quarter per unit (O & M Fixed Charge); for Minimum Bill 8,000 gallon per quarter from $53.84, to $62.00; O & M from $53.00 to $52.00 (O & M Fixed Charge); Minimum Bill per quarter from $108.84, to $115.00.  Proposed rates to commence with the July 2018 billing.  A unit is defined as a single family home and for commercial users, it is 60,000 gallons per year or part thereof for average use 2016 and 2017.

By Order Of:
Samuel Priem, Administrator
Seneca County Water District No. 1

Posted May 16th, 2018 - Board of Supervisors Clerk

May 2018 Senior Citizen Activities

Seneca County’s Office for the Aging has announced its Senior Center activities for May 2018. The activities are held at the Senior Center in Waterloo and the Ovid and Trumansburg Nutrition Sites.  A complete list of activities is attached.  Please call (315) 539-1780 for more information.

May Activities 2018 ADA

Posted April 30th, 2018 - Office for the Aging