McCoy makes move to keep funding nursing home

Contingency funds targeted to make payroll for July

— Conners added that while he is not in support of the USG lease, he said he hopes the legislature and county executive will come to an agreement “on this issue that’s been festering since at least 2002.”

“I believe there’s still a chance for the legislature and executive to come to a conclusion of the operation of the nursing home that will be to the benefit of the residents, future residents, taxpayers, employees and achieve the ultimate aim of both parties in the negotiations,” Conners said. “I’ve been running back and forth trying to get both sides together on this.”

While a decision on the nursing home has been pushed back, Conners said he believes “the legislature is looking to do something rather quickly on this.”

“We’re all grownups. We should be working together to fix this thing,” Conners said.

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