continued Commisso said additional vacant lines were found in the budget and those funds were moved into a contingency account to help continue funding the nursing home for the remainder of the year. The nursing home is hoped to eventually be self-sustaining.
McCoy had proposed raises for county legislators, but lawmakers opted to forgo any raise this year. The last raise was given a couple of years ago and was “very small,” according to Commisso.
“We felt that it is not fair that we take a raise,” Commisso said.
Another change from the McCoy’s spending plan included restoring 18 percent of funds that were cut from the early intervention program funding, along with around $500,000 to fight blight.