CGR in the news 2017 archive

27 Sep 2017
CGR Presents Update at Public Forum on Cayuga County Efficiency and Restructuring Project

CGR presented before legislators, county department heads and the public prior to the Cayuga County Legislature meeting Tuesday night. The firm's role was to bring an outside set of eyes to the county and see where there may be cost savings or where more work and results could come out of what's already being invested.

27 Sep 2017
Oswego County (NY) to Assess Jail Overcrowding, Public Safety Improvements.

Oswego County legislators tentatively selected a firm Tuesday to conduct a study to examine local jail overcrowding and to identify ways the county's public safety services and agencies could be more efficient.

26 Sep 2017
Essex County EMS Plan Calls for More Mutual Aid, Countywide Ambulance Operating Certificate

The Essex County EMS Strategic Plan just released would initially coordinate more mutual aid between ambulance squads and support that with a countywide state ambulance operating certificate.

23 Sep 2017
Public Meeting will Cover Cayuga County's Government Structure

CGR, hired in June, will begin the meeting with a presentation on what is being called the Countywide Organizational Assessment project. The group will review objectives, approach, types of information it will review and a timeline for the project, according to a county release.

23 Sep 2017
Ithaca Lawmakers Hear Results of Highly Anticipated Police Shared-Services Study

Following months of analysis, Ithaca public officials heard Wednesday the long-awaited results of a New York-funded study of a potential police department merger in Tompkins County.

7 Sep 2017
Village of Van Etten Approves Consultation Firm for Dissolution Study

The Village of Van Etten held a special meeting tonight after a petition was submitted to the board calling for a dissolution last month.

30 Aug 2017
CGR Presents Options for Reimagining Tompkins Law Enforcement

Since January, CGR has been examining the Ithaca Police Department, Tompkins County Sheriff's Office and several village departments. This week, CGR is presenting updates, findings and options to the public and hearing feedback.

29 Aug 2017
Public Hearings Regarding Police Shared Services In Tompkins County

Different police agencies in Tompkins County are looking into sharing police services, and they want the public's opinion.

21 Aug 2017
State Incentives Aiding Dissolutions For Taxpayers

State incentives such as the Citizens Empowerment Tax Credit are making village dissolutions more appealing from a tax standpoint.

17 Aug 2017
CGR in the news: Re-imagining local policing in Tompkins County

Three public meetings planned seeking feedback about how best to re-imagine local policing, including considering shared services for law enforcement.

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