Shannon Hillier Could be First New County Attorney in 20 Years

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The process began to make Mount Morris attorney Shannon Hillier the first new Livingston County Attorney in over 20 years. County Administrator Ian Coyle said that the appointment will be official if the Board of Supervisors formally approves the selection committee's recommendation. If formally appointed, Hillier would be Chief Legal Counsel for the Livingston County Board of Supervisors and the individual County … [Read more...]

New County Law Expands ‘Bed Tax’ to Include AirBnB

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Board of Supervisors approved an expansion of the County's tax on hotels and motels to include private residences that periodically rent rooms, like homeowners who use the websites and apps like AirBnB  to post rooms for rent for a short time. County Attorney David Morris said that the law will be updated in two ways: first, by expanding the definition of what types of lodging are subject to the … [Read more...]

David Morris to Retire as County’s Attorney of Over 20 Years

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – David Morris, the Livingston County Board of Supervisors' attorney for more than two decades, announced that he will soon retire. Morris began in his current capacity on New Year's Day, 1992. Whoever the next County Attorney is has big shoes to fill. "David has been an integral part of the County for so long, his counsel and his way of doing things will definitely be missed," said County Administrator Ian Coyle after … [Read more...]