What’s ahead for authorities, business, environment, health

What’s ahead for authorities, business, environment, health

January 1, 2011

The coming year will be a busy one for public authorities and local development corporations, entities created to handle government business. The state Authorities Budget Office, which monitors public authorities, established an advisory panel in November that is charged with exploring ways to consolidate or dissolve public authorities whose missions are in question. The office also plans to step up oversight of local development corporations, or LDCs, which are designed to issue tax-free debt and undertake public projects.

Two local entities that are expected to be under the microscope in 2011 are the Monroe County Airport Authority and Monroe Security and Safety Systems Inc., a county-created LDC that was awarded a $224 million contract to implement a new public safety communications system. Both have come under intense scrutiny for their procurement practices.
On the transportation front, the Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority’s construction of a transit terminal downtown will warrant coverage, as will the authority’s process for choosing a new executive director following the pending departure of Mark Aesch at the end of the year.
— David Andreatta


California Aviation Alliance: Airport News List E-mail

Sent by AviaEd@netscape.net – Lorena de Rodriguez on behalf of CAA subscribers. Add your comments to these stories realtime online at http://aviaed.wordpress.com/.
To subscribe or unsubscribe to the Airport News List, send an email, from the email account you wish to receive or discontinue CAA posts on, addressed to imailsrv@californiaaviation.org and place only the following in the first line of the body of the message: Subscribe airport YourFirstName YourLastName YourJobTitle YourAirport/Company

Manage your CAA subscriptions with the user friendly Mail List Administration database. You’ll find it at: http://californiaaviation.org/cal/index.cfm

Contact stepheni@cwnet.com with problems with your subscription.

Leave a Reply