The Board of Trustees for the Village of Seneca Falls NY voted to initiate a dissolution process in the fall of 2008. A dissolution study committee prepared a dissolution plan during calendar year 2009 and delivered it to the Village Board for their review. Learn more
The dissolution plan (and potential alternatives to dissolution) was developed by a nine - member Village/Town Dissolution Study Committee with assistance from the Center for Governmental Research (CGR), a nonprofit consulting organization with expertise in government management. The committee was also be staffed by the Village Administrator, the Village Mayor, and the Town Supervisor.
In a vote held on March 16, 2010, residents of the Village of Seneca Falls voted to dissolve the Village of Seneca Falls. The final vote tally including the absentee ballots was 1,198 to 1,112 (52% to 48%). The village will be officially dissolved as of December 31, 2011.