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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


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 […]

Allegany County Undersheriff Kevin Monroe Graduates from FBI National Academy

Allegany County Undersheriff Kevin Monroe graduated from the 271st Session of the FBI National Academy at Quantico, VA on March 16th.  The training session consisted of men and women from 48 states, the District of Columbia, 5 military organizations, 5 federal civilian organizations and 18 international countries. FBI Director Christopher Asher Wray was the principal […]