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Cold temperatures will mean higher power rates for local customers

Skaneateles officials discuss rate increase

The score, 13.6 percent, puts the village in the “no designation category. A similar report recently designated the Skaneteles School District as “susceptible to fiscal stress.”

The score is derived from factors such as expenditures versus revenue, fund balance and outstanding debt. The average score for villages in Central New York was about 32 percent, according to the comptroller’s office.

--Both Code Enforcement Officer John Cromp and Fire Chief Eric Sell expressed concern about snow being piled on top of fire hydrants. Though the village DPW does clear snow away from hydrants, their job will be made easier if residents and commercial snowplow drivers don’t purposely pile snow on top of them, board members said.

Joe Genco is the editor of the Skaneateles Press. He can be reached at editor@skaneatelespress.com.

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