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Our Vision, Our Mission: Outlook 2030 Approved by County Legislature

BELMONT – On Monday September 9, 2019, the Allegany County Board of Legislators approved the 2019 county-wide Comprehensive Plan, titled “Our Vision, Our Mission: Outlook for 2030”  This marks the third version of the Comprehensive plan first released in 2008 and amended in 2013.  This final version of the 2019 plan update marks the conclusion […]


Bolivar Creates First Strategic Plan with Support of County Planning Staff

BOLIVAR – After six months of effort that brought together local government officials, community organizations, residents, and Allegany County Planning staff, the Town and Village of Bolivar are pleased to announce the completion of the first Strategic Plan in the municipality’s history.  The creation of this Strategic Plan is timely, as the Town and Village […]


Allegany County Office of Planning Releases Final Revision of the Comprehensive Plan and Sets Public Hearing Date

BELMONT – On Monday, the Allegany County Office of Planning made the final revision of the 2019 county-wide Comprehensive Plan, titled “Our Vision, Our Mission: Outlook for 2030,” available to the Board of Legislators and the general public.  This release of the final version of the plan marks the near-conclusion of the multi-year planning process; […]


Waterline Construction to Begin at Crossroads

BELMONT – On Friday, the Allegany County Industrial Development Agency (ACIDA) hosted a joint press conference with representatives from Allegany County, LaBella Engineering, and Evingham Site Excavation, to announce the beginning of construction on the Crossroads Waterline Project.  As previously reported, Evingham Site Excavation of Bolivar was awarded the Waterline Project contract back in May.  […]


Allegany County Office of Planning to Host Workshop on LED Streetlights and Electric Vehicle Charging Stations for Municipalities on August 7

BELMONT – The Allegany County Office of Planning will host a workshop on NYSEG and RG&E incentives that are available to municipalities interested in installing LED streetlights and Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations on Wednesday, August 7, at the Crossroads Center at 3 p.m. Elected municipal officials and their staff are invited to attend this […]



Allegany County Reacts to Senator Cathy Young’s Resignation Announcement

The Allegany County Board of Legislators shares a sentimental, mixed-emotion, response to the announcement made by Senator Cathy Young that she will be stepping down as New York State Senator from the 57th District. While Allegany County is saddened to see Senator Young leave her current position, at the same time they are excited for […]


Allegany County Office of Planning Hosts ‘Grants Day’ on March 12

BELMONT – Allegany County local governments, government sub-agencies, universities, school districts, and not-for-profit entities are invited to attend ‘Grants Day,’ a learning event designed to provide more information about available grant opportunities and the grant application process, on Tuesday, March 12. The Allegany County Office of Planning will host this event at the Crossroads Center […]


Southern Tier West Announces Availability of Grant Funding

Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grants available for projects beginning in 2020; pre-applications due June 3, 2019 Salamanca, NY – Southern Tier West Regional Planning and Development Board announces a schedule of General Information Sessions for grant funding through the Appalachian Regional Commission’s Area Development Program. The sessions are free and open to the public; no […]


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 […]