Budget conference committee work is underway this week in Albany. Area state senator Jim Seward testified that he would like to see the Gap Elimination adjustment dropped from this year’s school state aid equation:
The State Senate budget completely eliminates the $1 billion that remains of the Gap Elimination Adjustment, and increases state school aid by $1.9 billion dollars.
Governor Cuomo today announced that 52 organizations from across the state are joining the Enough is Enough campaign to combat sexual assault on college campuses. The adoption of this proposal will make New York a leader in the fight against on-campus sexual violence and will better protect the State’s 1.2 million college students.
The Otsego County Planning Department will host training classes on two separate evenings beginning in April. Representative of the New York State Department of State will present both classes. These classes may meet the state training requirement for local government officials. Both workshops will be held at the Meadows Office Complex, County Highway 33W next to the County Public Safety building. Session 1 will be on Thursday April 9 regarding Zoning Board of Appeals Overview. Session 2 will be Thursday April 9th regarding rural planning, online registration are available at otsegocounty.com.
Meghan Trainor has been added to the New York State Fair line up, she will perform at the Chevy Court at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 3rd. More info can be found at Meghan-Trainor.com.
The Chenango River Theatre will hold regional auditions on Monday, March 30th for their 2015 season. Information on all shows and the roles available is posted at chenangorivertheatre.org.