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Board Committees

2020 Standing Committees of the Seneca County Board of Supervisors

Standing Committee meetings are scheduled for the fourth Tuesday of every month beginning at 5:30 p.m.

COMMITTEE NO. 1 – FINANCE, ASSESSMENT & INSURANCE – Responsible for County budget, returned school taxes, sales tax, debt service, and County Treasurer, Finance Department, County Insurance Programs, Risk Management, Workers’ Compensation and Fixed Assets Program, Assessment rolls, Real Property Tax Office, tax maps, reappraisals tax sale property, tax petitions, and all real property tax matters.

COMMITTEE NO. 2 – PERSONNEL – Responsible for Personnel Department, civil service, employee contracts, employee salaries and benefits, employee relations, County Policy development and maintenance, ethics and affirmative action program, vacancy committee reports and recommendations.

COMMITTEE NO. 3 – GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS – Responsible for County Clerk, Board of Elections, Courts, Central Services, Records Management, County rules and order of business, legislative proposals and reviews, County Historian, County Manager, Clerk of the Board, Supervisors’ expenses, Purchasing, County Law Department, and Weights and Measures.

COMMITTEE NO. 4 – PUBLIC WORKS – Responsible for Public Works Division and its departments:   Code Enforcement, Facilities, Highway, and operations thereunder to include County roads, rights of way, snow removal, highway materials and equipment, repairs, maintenance, construction and siting of all County buildings, utilities, matters related to  Seneca County Sewer District #3,  and Solid Waste management, recycling and composting.

COMMITTEE NO. 5 – PLANNING, DEVELOPMENT, AGRICULTURE & TOURISM  – Responsible for Planning & Community Development, Planning Board, Industrial Development Agency, Tourism, Federal and State grants, Soil & Water Conservation District, Extension Service, Agriculture Districts, and Finger Lakes Regional Airport

COMMITTEE NO. 6 – MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES – Responsible for the Mental Health Department, Mental Health Programs, Community Services Board, Alcoholism and Substance Abuse programs, Youth at Risk Programs

COMMITTEE NO. 7 – PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES – Responsible for the Public Health Department, home health agency, sanitation, Handicapped Children Pre-K (3-5), Early Intervention, animal disease control and Code Enforcement.

COMMITTEE NO. 8 – HUMAN SERVICES – Responsible for the Division of Human Services, Social Services Department, Office for the Aging, Veterans Services, Weatherization Program, and Community Colleges.

COMMITTEE NO. 9 – PUBLIC SAFETY – Responsible for Sheriff’s Department and Jail, District Attorney, Public Defender, Coroners, Justices and Constables, Fire Mutual Aid, Office of Emergency Management, Probation Department, STOP-DWI Program, and E-911.

COMMITTEE NO. 10 – INDIAN AFFAIRS – Responsible for all issues relative to the Indian Affairs.

COMMITTEE NO. 11 – ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS – Responsible for keeping the Board abreast of the various activities in the County, alternative energy issues,  and their potential environmental impacts.

COMMITTEE NO. 12 – TECHNOLOGY– Responsible for computers and computer related equipment, AS400, electronic communications including telephones and cellular phones and the Information Technology Department.

COMMITTEE NO. 13 – WATER AND SEWER TREATMENT MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS – Responsible for all matters related to Seneca County Sewer Districts 1 & 2, and Seneca County Water District 1.