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Genesee County, New York (U.S.)

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[Flag of Genesee County, New York] image by Jens Pattke, 4 April 2002
based on a photo by Carolyn Pratt

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Municipal flags in Genesee County:

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Description of the flag

A blue flag, with the name and date of founding prominently written in gold above and below a central county seal.
Carolyn Pratt, 2 April 2002

The county is soliciting ideas for a new flag:

Genesee residents are invited to submit designs for a new county flag
Noting that the current Genesee County flag “has always been a pet peeve of mine,” Genesee County Planning Director Felipe Oltramari has invited citizens to participate in a county flag design competition – a component of the county’s public engagement strategy in support of the Genesee County Comprehensive Plan Update and Recreation Plan. The Public Engagement Plan, dated Oct. 2, 2020, was prepared by Prospect Hill Consulting LLC and Joy Kuebler Landscape Architect, PC. According to Oltramari, the comprehensive and recreation plans provide a template for county officials and civic leaders to achieve a vision of improved and increased resources for a vibrant, healthy and safe community. “We’re calling it Genesee 2050 – a vision strategy for the next 30 years for our county,” he said, mentioning that the original comprehensive plan was written in 1997. Looking for Community Input Getting the public involved in the process is a key part of the strategy. As indicated in the Public Engagement Plan

Dave Fowler, 17 October 2020

New flag contest

The county has five finalist flags that are being voted on:

Time for public to vote on new Genesee County flag
BATAVIA — Five flags designed by adults and five by children are finalists for Genesee County’s new flag and the public may cast its vote through April 30, the county Planning Department announced today. Community members should visit to vote for their favorites. The winners will be announced the first week of May.
Dave Fowler, 16 March 2021