March 2023 City Manager Report.
Director of the Planning and Economic Development Department
o We are in the process of drafting the new recruitment materials for this position which includes highlighting the expectations of the Director as a connecter, and business developer.
o The Police Chief exam will be held on March 25. Once the exam is completed we will await results from New York State Civil Service, which typically takes between 4-6 months. As we await the results and begin the process of interviews we will be creating an interview panel of staff and community stakeholders to participate in the process. Prior to the panels full formation, we will also hold community discussions to talk about the role and expectations of the Chief of Police in the City of Geneva.
o Our Assessor announced his resignation effective on March 10. We will be working with the City of Canandaigua on recruiting this currently shared position.
Lakefront Request for Proposals
As discussed as part of the budget process, we will be retaining support from consultants as well as our own team to review the infrastructure of the lakefront and bicentennial park to provide solutions for event management, including the farmer’s market. The Request for Proposals is being completed and will go out in the coming weeks. We will be looking for an organization to review the current lakefront configuration and activities, talk with community stakeholders, and to make suggestions for ways to support the activities of the lakefront.
Map Grant Request for Proposals
We are currently seeking applicants for an administrator of the New York State Microenterprise Assistance Program (MAP). Applications are due by March 10, 2023 at 4pm.
NY Market 10th Year Anniversary
Last week the City celebrated with Ag and Markets, the Visitors Center and others the 10th anniversary of the Taste NY brand.
Shadetree Committee Appointments