Lawmakers Take Action On Lake Weed Problems

MAYVILLE – Chautauqua County Lawmakers are taking a step forward to allocate funding to help cleanup Chautauqua Lake.

On Wednesday night, legislators voted unanimously to allocate up to $25,000 from 2019 occupancy tax funding for the cleanup of Burtis Bay.

Lawmakers also authorized the use of tax monies to retain a professional group to address weed management on the body of water.

Legislators also authorized the county to partake in a statewide cleanup collaboration effort.