The County Airport completed is second successful year in a row under the management of the County Highway Department. Airport operations created positive revenue for the County in the amount of $27,575. The expanding facility continues to be an important piece of the transportation infrastructure of the County and a significant tool for economic development.
To provide trained community volunteers to advocate for the best interests of those children who come to the attention of Family Court as a result of abuse or neglect.
Children's Center - (585) 344-2550 ext. 2439
County Manager/Budget Officer
Genesee County is a nonchartered county. It is for this reason that the Manager's authority, power and responsibilities are directly dependent upon the desires and wishes of the nine County Legislators. The County Manager serves at the pleasure of and works directly for the County Legislature. The Manager is responsible for carrying out the policies it sets and is charged with the overall supervision and coordination of all county departments. This Office is the liaison between the County Departments and the County Legislature.
The Treasurer’s Office is a mandated department by New York State and County law. The department is responsible for fiscal management for the county including fiscal records, payroll, accounts payable/receivable, tax collection, and cash management. All Genesee County residents and County departments benefit from the services provided by the Treasurer’s Office. Numerous functions are handled in the Treasurer’s Office that often goes overlooked. Some of these lesser known responsibilities include the issuance of Certificates of Residency to more than 300 students annually, the maintenance of bail funds and court & trust monies, the receipt and distribution of both sales tax and mortgage tax monies to local municipalities, the collection and distribution of bed tax monies, along with various other tasks.
The District Attorney’s Office prosecutes all criminal charges brought to this office by various arresting agencies in Genesee County. We assist the police agencies in pre-arrest investigations and applications for Search Warrants. We draft all legal documents, prepare for and participate in hearings, negotiate pleas, prepare for trials, select juries and prosecute cases through the verdict and sentencing. The District Attorney’s office prosecutes all misdemeanor cases in every Town, Village and City Court in the County. We also prosecute Vehicle and Traffic Law violations and Penal Law violations (non-criminal offenses). The District Attorney’s Office prosecutes all Violations of Probation at both the County and City/Town/Village levels, as referred to the office by the Genesee County Probation Department. Furthermore, our Office represents the interests of the People of the State of New York in the County’s Drug and DWI Treatment Courts, held in the Batavia City Court, as well as the Integrated Domestic Violence (IDV) Court held in Supreme Court.
The Constitution of the State of New York provides for the appointment of bipartisan Boards of Elections whose responsibility would include the duties of registering voters maintain voter registration records and conduct elections, administering the Election Law in a fair and honest manner. The Board of Elections has as its goal the protection of the voting public in every aspect of their participation in the electoral process, from registration to their involvement as candidates, if that is their desire, to the final recording of their votes. The entire process involves the maintenance of all records accurately and completely, the explanation of the intricacies of the caucus and petition processes as well as campaign finance responsibilities.
Emergency Management Services
The Emergency Management Services Office is responsible for the overall coordination of 17 volunteer fire departments. Emergency Medical Services and 1 career department. The coordination of services these agencies provide represents a geographical area of 501 square miles which includes a population of approximately 61,000 people. The office also serves as the liaison between local governments and State and Federal agencies during natural disasters and/or manmade emergencies. additionally, the office provides numerous Fire/EMS training programs required by the NYS Office of Fire Prevention and Control and the NYS Department of Health to our local emergency responders. The department continues to update and revise emergency response plans which are designed to assist local jurisdictions during emergencies. The office provides the services of specialized response teams to jurisdictions during times when local resources have been exhausted or specialized equipment may be required.