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  • Chemung County Executive Race: Chris Moss (R) 55% Jerome Emanuel (Dem) 29% Krusen (I) 16%
  • 1st District: Pastrick (R) 57% Pucci (Dem) 43%
  • 2nd District: Manchester (R) 69% Saglibene (Con) 30%
  • 3rd District: Sweet (R) 53% Lynch (Dem) 40%
  • 4th District: Brennan (R) 64% Bond (Dem) 35%
  • 5th District: Margeson (R) 64% Stow (Dem) 20% Miller 15% (I)
  • 7th District: Sonsire (Dem) 63% Milliken (R) 36%
  • 8th District: Woodard (R) 58% Callas (Dem) 41%
  • 9th District: Burin (R) 74% Fairchild (I) 25%
  • 12th District: McCarthy (Dem) 50% Collins (R) 45%
  • 13th District: Drake (R) 65% Logan-Lattimore (Dem) 34%
  • 14th District: Smith (R) 68% Heyward (Dem) 31%

Adam

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  1. County Executive & Legislature Disagreements

    Ignorant of article 4, i have suggested this very thing and to date it seems to be ignored at best, her mind, it seems, is quite made up and i cannot seem to get anything froma few others
  2. County Executive & Legislature Disagreements

    Two Legislators so far have not/cannot provide specific support in the Charter for a Legislative Attorney, past practice and unanimous decisions and recently " the executive has not raised that concern so it is not an issue (response to question about Article XVI section 1602) do not seem to amount to more than "ya-huh" or "because i said so"...show us explicit support for a separate counsel and be done, otherwise time for change
  3. County Executive & Legislature Disagreements

    https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fchemungcountymatters.com%2F2019%2F03%2F12%2Fupdate-regarding-the-legislative-attorney%2F%3Ffbclid%3DIwAR0bIw7SQJpW8qFv8lTCTAyS5Dzdy349_5oFsMlnm51zIs1HYt8ZpEK_w9g&h=AT18t7f7ByxEQqifAQ6dMy_KJ16RHttY9JdNBR963V_QHbdFriKGyQKnOJDMYNi0-_RBw7BKAw9oNTOud7plazUhcCJoOeVELP9pFt_cK0p_Meu91gD1P5TP4jUBpG-s31FfM6Zi-tgvU4O_SsWi8yFSmJkjc43hO76gOx5rHWzYexeGYvuUoau4m4kpAqn_fYU79becPynUe2CpzGXTQ8kNATp6XtvzTmJxqvUyffKmanVnQcRcOAH_sU3TADNiqtTjVMrsRLmN1JEAO5t9MhkxqhOYQAQnJv_dYQ0lTIWMPbGHyNe1m7kXRmCuk6BR2_gFAmYSPzO18SpeBpibhbeunAe5mJk0cI9LKdh9HtqZGbl2cZZoCCn8nUxlZXPwQls6KZwX7QzgssBVUkBOv9WQahpNDHiRBIbuXe26gA3XrRkIGJpXsuh73iDufqE-zJeCuMOS05NatpY6K94zjlSaES4j_96ADmnhiA_CrPS0xal6XxBIbO7SX8mLJu0PfWCsGNra6W_VqMsd5km6qH2aRd0hBtFAJtpwVPt0FI3zT53A9-OuRmSNfPEYSS54EQ2CTEM9Z8V1zssSqq_xr3BE_I0hM45V9KEYunik6yCv9JYgOHdERVd1dYQDmwgdRFpg21iUGdDu6I8h3w0agP0CiqE8XfiOMwMqBLNU My posted reply is as follows: "One of those departments was called the “Department of Law.” Under the original County Charter, there was just one law department headed by the County Attorney who oversaw all legal functions throughout the county.......By that time there were many other lawyers who did not work under the County Attorney as well such as the District Attorney and assistants, Public Defender and assistants and lawyers working for the Department of Social Services." ARTICLE XXIDISTRICT ATTORNEY and ARTICLE XXIIPUBLIC DEFENDER of the Charter had covered those functions ( did not see how DSS could retain own counsel admittedly) "throughout that time Attorney Keyser’s functions included researching and drafting resolutions, local laws and other related documents. These functions were not inconsistent with the County Charter, However, a Local Law passed unanimously by the Legislature in 1987 clarifies that, as of that time, the County Attorney’s job did not include any involvement with legislative drafting whatsoever." "To be clear, this description shows the County Attorney was not paid to perform any legislative functions, because by that time all duties related to the Legislature were handled by the Legislative Attorney." Three concerns here; firstly 1602 sections A and D specifically say it is the SOLE legal adviser to the County as well as spells out: "prepare resolutions, ordinances, legalizing acts and local laws,together with notices and other items in connection therewith, to bepresented for action by the County Legislature;" But according to the Charter, the County Attorney was originally tasked with performing Legislative functions, so why would it need to be stated elsewhere? there seems to be no need for (as outlined in the Charter) for a Legislative attorney, nor any explicit authority for one. More concerning is this quote ".... because they did not deprive the County Attorney of also undertaking these tasks if he or she saw the need to do so." why would ANY county taxpayer want/need to pay for two attorneys to duplicate work? does not seem very representative of our interests nor financially responsible. "It remains unclear why the Resolution was phrased this way, as nothing in the Civil Service documents indicate the County Executive has the power to appoint or oversee the Legislative Attorney. It simply may have been an oversight." May very well could have been mere oversight, or could have been an accidental peek at potential quid pro quo in past Administration. Either way this quote begs the question: Are we looking to Civil Service documents for rule of Law or the County Charter Because if it is the Charter, as it should be, there again does not seem to be explicit support for "Legislative Attorney" Having One Attorney representing the County really is not a deterrent to separation of powers, as with the originating issue, one only needs look to the Charter; the veto/approval process sees fit that there need not be concern of overstep. If the Legislature sees fit to draft Legislation, the body of 15 can in fact over ride the Veto of the Executive if needed. Regardless, the Legislature and Executive should both be pursuing matters that mutually benefit those who really count, We the taxpayers of this County, not ego or power-base which quite frankly this whole situation seems to involve, both parties should NOT be thinking as the other as an opposing side; we have enough of that in National politics, work with and trust each other, THAT is how you get things done "cleanly" IF Legislators still think separate counsel is necessary, then best thing is to put it to public referendum, since it is the taxpayers footing the bill for potential duplicate work, then really WE should approve/deny it.
  4. I'm no physics major but if you continue the trajectory of the puck, it should show up in the net, to the right of the center post instead of the Newton-defying 90degree right turn it seems to take to hide behind the center post, further notice in the initial portion of the video, the carolina player continues to try getting the puck into the goal, AFTER the high lighted portion. I have no dog int the hunt,and do not think what Nichols did was remotely appropriate but truly think the goal was not made
  5. County Executive & Legislature Disagreements

    I see now they have tabled the hiring of the attorney
  6. County Executive & Legislature Disagreements

    Ill hold my breath till you get any substantive answers from those involved.....
  7. County Executive & Legislature Disagreements

    i have been, well relentless i guess, in asking questions such as Why does the Legislature need this attorney? How is it explicitly allowed in the Charter? How was mr. Schlather settled on so quickly? as well as some concerns for true impartiality and whether there is a political angle at play.....the only legislator to answer thus far has really not given actual, fact-based answers .
  8. County Executive & Legislature Disagreements

    seems to be a question no one is willing to answer
  9. Path For Chemung County?

    besides better relations with the City, i think County needs to partner closer with the outlying municipalities and cast wider nets regarding attracting business and the right people to the area to encourage the right kind of growth...our area needs to become a destination, not just a place you gas up at en route to one. Looking forward to seeing what Mr. Moss can do and hoping that even those Legislators making their "paltry" salary step up and do what's right for the ENTIRE area
  10. good author, he was the one that did "Restrepo" and "war"
  11. Sample This BBQ

    I am curious, wasnt the good pastors over at HIS either silent partners in his restaurant or at very least putting on a big push for folks in the congregation to go there? If so perhaps the good Rev might help those in need at this time
  12. Capriotti To Purchase Baldwin Street Properties

    Seems funny how all this starts to happen 'round election time...hopefully enough people see through it
  13. "Curveball" Music Festival Cancelled

    I Find it highly ironic the fact this is the first concert they have done by this name.....guess it was more prophetic than they knew
  14. Arnot Health Announces Leadership Change

    Can tell you right now that although "Leadership" has changed....their methods indeed have not. High hopes that the new Cardio-thoracic surgeon shakes things up enough and enough people have the good sense to listen to what he says but unfortunately this institution continues to grow at the top
  15. thought i read somewhere that she was walking with father and someone caught the driver at tomasso's?
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