Geneseo Considers Charging Fee at Village Park

GENESEO — The Geneseo Village Board approved a preliminary 2017-18 budget Monday night in addition to discussing some potential ideas for generating future revenue without affecting the tax rate, including possibly charging a fee to use Village Park. While the budget will not be finalized for another month, Mayor Richard Hatheway opened the discussion by calling the draft budget 'flat as flat can be.' "The major increases are simply with … [Read more...]

Geneseo Debates Lowering Long Point Park Rental Fee

GENESEO – The Town Board plans to resolve the debate over whether to lower the fee for the public to rent the large pavilion at Long Point Park. The Board discussed their positions on reducing the fee for 40 minutes at their monthly meeting on March 9 but took no formal action. Currently, the fee for town residents is $300. Non-residents pay $525, plus a $100 security deposit. "Most of the parks charge $50 to use pavilions," said … [Read more...]