Government News

County Wide Shared Services Initiative

Belmont NY.  The Allegany Shared Services Committee met on June 6 and June 27, 2017, to discuss possible options for the combining of services that could potentially lead to property tax reductions in the 2018 fiscal year.  The meetings were held to comply with legislation passed in the recent budget cycle compelling counties to convene […]

Allegany County Department of Social Services B.U.S.T Committee makes donation to Allegany County Sherriff’s Camp

National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Belmont, NY, April 2017: Allegany County B.U.S.T (Building Up Services Together), a Committee of Department of Social Services Caseworkers, organized a T-shirt fundraiser to raise awareness about child abuse prevention. Proceeds from the sale, along with a contribution from the Department of Social Services Moral-Builders Association, totaling $150.00 were donated […]

Allegany County Financial Presentation now available on-line

Belmont NY. Curt Crandall, Chairman of the Allegany Board of Legislators, has announced that his State of the County financial presentation is now available on the County website. At the Board of Legislators meeting on April 24, Chairman Crandall addressed the Legislators, press, Department Heads, and public in attendance and went through a PowerPoint presentation […]

New York State Safe Boating Course Announced

Sheriff Rick Whitney is pleased to announce that the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office will be offering the following FREE course to all Allegany County residents: New York State Safe Boating Course Allegany County Public Safety Facility 4884 State Route 19 S Belmont, New York 14813 Dates are Sunday, May 21st, 2017 from 9:00 am – […]

Town of Cuba Land Status

Allegany County was recently notified by President Maurice John of the Seneca Nation of Indians of their intent to move forward with the placement of lands into restricted fee status for the purpose of housing and possible commercial development. The lands referred to are in the Town of Cuba and are immediately contiguous and adjacent […]

New Executive Director of the Allegany County Industrial Development Agency

Belmont, NY, September 2016 – Allegany County is pleased to announce that Craig Clark, PE, Ph.D., Vice President for Economic Development at Alfred State and Economic Developer for Allegany County, will be the Executive Director of the Allegany County Industrial Development Agency (ACIDA). Due to the recent resignation of Jack Wood as Chairman and CEO […]

Allegany County Receives Improved Bond Rating From Moody’s Investors Service

Moody’s Investors Service recently upgraded Allegany County’s bond rating from A2 to A1. The upgrade to A1 reflects the County’s strong financial position, limited but stable tax base with below average wealth levels, and manageable debt and pension burdens. The long-term rating reflects and takes into consideration the County’s: Good and adequate management with standard […]

Tim Boyde named Allegany County Administrator

Belmont, NY, May 23 – The Allegany County Board of Legislators voted unanimously in favor of appointing Mr. Tim Boyde to the position of Allegany County Administrator. The appointment will be effective on Monday, June 6, 2016. Mr. Boyde, who currently resides in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, but will be relocating to Allegany County, holds a Master’s […]