Category Archives: York County Government

York County state representatives, commissioners respond to York budget crisis

York Mayor Kim Bracey called for help from county and state officials Tuesday night when she unveiled a budget with an anticipated $7 million gap. The proposed budget, which still has to be approved by City Council, would include payroll … Continue reading

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Read York County’s full statement on emergency paging system outage

I’m reporting on an emergency paging system outage that occurred Thursday. You can read York County’s full statement about it, after the jump:

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A look at some funding for York County emergency services

I wrote about how York County officials are looking at sharing services and technology with other counties. One of the issues facing counties is decreasing revenue from money charged on monthly landline phone bills, known as wireline, funds. That money … Continue reading

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York County commissioners approve selling Marketway West building for $1.3 million

York County commissioners on Wednesday approved selling the Marketway West building in downtown York for $1.3 million. The buyer is Yohn Property Management. There is a six-month due diligence period that ends March 11, 2014, so the sale is not … Continue reading

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Live coverage: What’s happening at the York County commissioners’ meeting?

The weekly York County commissioners’ meeting starts at 10 a.m. Check back for live coverage.

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York County commissioners approve salary increases for social services union

  York County commissioners approved a collective bargaining agreement Wednesday on behalf of the York County Human Services Department and the Pennsylvania Social Services Union. It includes salary increases for the about 105 positions: 2.5 percent for 2012, retroactive; 1 … Continue reading

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View York County’s appraisal agreement for Marketway West building

I wrote about how the county is preparing for the possibility of selling the Marketway West building by hiring an outside appraiser. After the jump, you can view that agreement:

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What state Rep. Seth Grove has to say about county’s proposed 8.9 percent tax increase

I tweeted at State Rep. Seth Grove, R-Dover Township, during today’s York County commissioners meeting. Here’s what Grove had to say about the county’s proposed 8.9 percent real estate tax increase — and about county officials saying they’ve been forced … Continue reading

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York County’s director of elections talk about preparing for the big day

Nikki Suchanic, York County’s director of elections and voter registration, talks about preparing for the big day.

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Negotiating heeled shoes and helping York County nursing home residents advocate for themselves

Ruth Hartnett, 84, of Springettsbury Township, said she doesn’t handle “life or death” situations as a volunteer in York County’s “Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program.” Instead, she said her focus is on helping nursing home residents advocate for themselves. One of … Continue reading

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