continued Roney refused to consider Allyn’s offer. “I couldn’t even consider it,” she told the Skaneateles Press, indicating that the offer was less than half of what the town and the SRCT previously had agreed to before the SRCT changed its mind. It is also only one-fourth of the town’s assessed value of the assets in question.
Roney also indicated that any monetary solution to the issue needed to come from the SRCT, and the more appropriate way for an individual to offer the town money in this case would have been to give the funds to the SRCT, who could then apply them to the assets issue. “I don’t think any individual should be writing us a check,” she said.
Allyn responded by saying he was disappointed by Roney’s rejection of his offer. “There is no leadership in the board and plenty of dysfunction,” he wrote to Roney. “The [town board] has no interest in resolving this matter in the best interest of the people of Skaneateles.”
Allyn declined to comment on his emails and referred questions to SRCT President Charlie Wallace.
Jason Emerson is editor of the Skaneateles Press. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.