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Reminder to Use Caution on the Road as Kids Return to School

JOINT PRESS RELEASE FROM THE ALLEGANY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE AND THE ALLEGANY COUNTY TRAFFIC SAFETY BOARD Fall is approaching, and with it comes shorter days and the start of the school year. Road travel increases and traffic patterns shift, so this busy time of year can also be a dangerous one – especially for our […]


Notice of Solicitation for Proposals to Provide Comprehensive Public Transportation Services in Allegany County, New York

The County of Allegany, through the Allegany County Board of Legislators, is soliciting written proposals from qualified providers to provide comprehensive public transportation services throughout Allegany County, New York for the period January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2021. The selected Contractor will provide all services required and necessary for the efficient operation of the […]


Allegany County Shared Services Initiative

Allegany County has been developing its required response to the legislative initiative enacted in April of 2017 at the urging of Governor Cuomo and approved by the New York State Legislature, since June of that same year.  The focus of the initiative was to have the various levels of local government (County, Town, and Village) […]


Public Hearings on the Allegany County Shared Services Plan to be Held August 13, 2018

Allegany County will conduct the second and third scheduled Public Hearings on August 13, 2018 at 10a.m. and then immediately following the scheduled Board Meeting (at 3p.m.) in the Legislative Chambers of the County Office Building, 7 Court Street, Belmont, NY to address the proposed County Wide Shared Services Initiative (CWSSI) plan.  The CWSSI plan […]


Introduction to Permaculture Walk and Talk – Date Updated

The program will be hosted by Permaculture Specialist, Fred Beckhorn, a graduate and certificate holder from Ben Falk’s Whole Systems Design course and a permaculture farmer since 2014.  The Walk and Talk will cover the concepts behind permaculture, design options for an appropriately sized system (for you), and the way to incorporate permaculture concepts into your design.


Allegany County Sheriff Rick Whitney Sends Local Kids to Summer Camp

New York Sheriffs to host 900 campers this summer at Camp Iroquois Belmont, NY (July 11, 2018) – Nine young people from Allegany County left on Sunday for the New York State Sheriffs’ Institute 2018 Summer Camp. The youngsters set off for Camp Iroquois, located on Keuka Lake in the Finger Lakes Region of Yates […]


GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES $57.7 MILLION FOR 136 RURAL PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS ACROSS UPSTATE NEW YORK

Projects will Enhance Rural Transit Services and Support Upstate Economies Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $57.7 million in state and federal funding for 136 rural public transportation projects statewide. The initiative will support rural public transportation operations; help local communities procure new clean-fuel, ADA accessible buses and related equipment; enhance coordination between local transportation […]


Tractor and Machine Safety Certification Training

Each year the news media reports on farm deaths caused by a tractor rollovers or machinery accidents involving power take off shafts, drive chains, pulleys and v-belts. As home owners purchase larger and faster lawn and garden equipment, there has been an increase in the number of equipment related injuries around home. A 4-H and […]


Collection of Sales Tax on Internet Sales

For a long time, Allegany County along with the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) has been in support of collecting sales tax from online, out-of-state vendors. These sales have hurt the Mom and Pop retailers as well as larger retailers with brick and mortar establishments in Allegany County. The recently announced U.S. Supreme […]