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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Property Tax Payment Extension Will Likely Not Apply to County

Chautauqua County Seal

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- County Attorney Stephen Abdella notified the media today that the Governor’s February 14 Executive Order extending the time to pay real property taxes due to a recent winter storm will likely not apply to Chautauqua County.

Abdella said,...

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County Executive
Posted on: February 14, 2019

2019 Consolidated Funding Applicants Encouraged to Share Their Potential Projects

Comedy Center

Pictured, the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, N.Y., which was the recipient of past funding through the Consolidated Funding Application process. 

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:—The Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Development is encouraging or...

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Additional Info... County Executive
Posted on: February 12, 2019

U.S. DOT Rejects Proposal to Restore Commercial Air Service Between Jamestown and Pittsburgh

Jamestown Airport

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County and the City of Jamestown were notified on Friday, February 8th by the U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT) that the joint proposal by Boutique Air and Chautauqua County to re-establish commercial air service be...

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County Executive
Posted on: February 8, 2019

County Executive Presents Marijuana Regulatory Issues at NYSAC Conference

1-31-19 NYSAC Photo

Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello presented his open letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo at the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) conference in Albany earlier this week. The letter was discussed during the New York State County Executiv...

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County Executive
Posted on: January 29, 2019

Chautauqua County Executive Announces Citizens’ Advisory Committee

CAC

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello is pleased to announce the establishment of a Citizens’ Advisory Committee. The intent is for the committee to be made up of county residents involved in their communities, b...

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County Executive
Posted on: January 18, 2019

Residents Urged To Use Caution During Winter Storm Harper

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--With Chautauqua County expected to receive significant snowfall, frigid temperatures, and heavy wind this weekend, Chautauqua County Officials are reminding residents to please use caution.

The National Weather Service in Buffalo Friday mo...

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County Executive
Posted on: January 14, 2019

Chautauqua County Soil & Water Receives Over $900,000 in Grant Funding

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Soil and Water Conservation District was recently awarded $965,625 under the New York State Agricultural Nonpoint Source Abatement and Control Program.  $16.8 Million in funding was approved for ag...

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County Executive
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Chautauqua County Awarded Over $5 Million For Water Infrastructure Projects

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: --Chautauqua County was recently awarded $5,972,000 through New York State’s Water Infrastructure Improvement Act (WIIA) program to help complete two water infrastructure projects.

The North Chautauqua County Water District (NCCWD) received...

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County Executive
Posted on: December 7, 2018

CAER Releases Report of its 2018 Summary and Recommendations

Chautauqua County Seal

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive George M. Borrello recently received a report entitled, “2018 Summary and Recommendations,” from the Countywide Alliance for Enforcement and Rehabilitation (CAER), which outlines...

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View CAER's Report. County Executive
Posted on: December 3, 2018

CARTS Announces Facebook Page and New All Day Passes

CARTS bus

Pictured above, a CARTS bus.

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua Area Regional Transit System (CARTS) recently launched its Facebook page and its new All Day Passes.

“We are excited about the CARTS Facebook page, which will dramatically increase our...

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Additional Info... County Executive
Posted on: November 29, 2018

County Awarded $1.2 Million to Develop Water and Wastewater Cooperative

Water and Sewer Service Areas Maps

Pictured above, maps of the Municipal Water Service Areas and Sewer Service Areas in Chautauqua County.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: --Chautauqua County was recently awarded $1.2 million through New York State’s Municipal Restructuring Fund (MRF) to develop a...

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County Executive
Posted on: November 21, 2018

County Hopes to Allocate Funds to Address Weeds and Fish Kill in Burtis Bay

Burtis Bay 1

 

Pictured above, the floating vegetation along Burtis Bay.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- At its November 28, 2018 meeting, the Chautauqua County Legislature will be voting on a resolution to allocate $25,870 from the County’s 2% Occupancy Tax Fundi...

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County Executive
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Residents Urged to Use Caution During Winter Conditions

County snow plow

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--With Chautauqua County expected to receive snow, sleet and freezing rain this week, Chautauqua County Officials are reminding residents to please use caution.

The National Weather Service in Buffalo currently has a Winter Weather Advisory ...

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County Executive
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Increase in Area's Lodging Occupancy Bodes Well for Tourism Growth

Lobby of the National Comedy Center

Pictured, the lobby of the new National Comedy Center in Jamestown, N.Y. The center is expected to draw year-round visitors to Chautauqua County.  

 

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- According to a recent survey of lodging occupancy conducted ...

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County Executive
Posted on: September 17, 2018

County Executive to Give 2019 Tentative Budget Presentation

Chautauqua County Seal

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello will provide his 2019 Tentative Budget Presentation to the Chautauqua County Legislature on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. The presentation will be during the full County Legislature...

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County Executive
Posted on: September 5, 2018

Local America Legion and Chautauqua County Veterans Council to Hold 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

American Flag

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The local American Legion and the Chautauqua County Veterans Council will be holding a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at noon in front of the Chautauqua County Courthouse. 1 N. Erie Street in Mayville.

The progr...

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County Executive
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Borrello Announces New Leadership for Department of Public Facilities

New DPF Director Announced

Pictured, Chautauqua County welcomes its new Department of Public Facilities (DPF) Director. From left to right: John Hemmer, County Legislator (R-Westfield); Brad Bentley, new DPF Director; George Borrello, Chautauqua County Executive; George Spanos, ret...

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County Executive
Posted on: July 19, 2018

Local Leaders Meet with Railroad Officials

Local leaders meet with railroad officials

Pictured, municipal leaders meet with railroad officials to further strengthen communication and emergency preparedness efforts.

DUNKIRK, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello recently met with local leaders and high-level executives from th...

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Posted on: July 15, 2018

County Executive Signs Agreement to Develop Cold Storage Facility in Dunkirk

Former Edgewood Property in Dunkirk

Pictured, the former Edgewood Property on Roberts Road in the City of Dunkirk.

DUNKIRK, N.Y.: -- A remediated brownfield site in Dunkirk, which has been an eyesore for decades, will be transformed into a state-of-the-art cold storage facility. 

Cha...

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County Executive
Posted on: July 12, 2018

Borrello Goes Fishing with Essay Contest Grand Prize Winners

Fishing Trip

Pictured from left to right, front row--Conner Degnan and Mattea Hilliker, essay contest grand prize winners; second row— Amanda Degnan, Conner’s mother, and Amber Hilliker, Mattea’s mother; third row—George Borrello, Chautauqua County Executive, and Dan ...

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County Executive
Posted on: June 22, 2018

County Executive to Recognize Don Reinhoudt

Chautauqua County Seal

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello invites the public to join him in recognizing the achievements of Donald Reinhoudt. Borrello will be presenting Reinhoudt with a letter of commendation at the Chautauqua County Legislature mee...

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County Executive
Posted on: May 25, 2018

County Executive Announces Retirement of Public Facilities Director

County Executive George Borrello and DPF Director George Spanos

 

Pictured from left to right: George Borrello, Chautauqua County Executive; and George Spanos, Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities Director.

 

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello recently a...

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County Executive
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Businesses, Organizations and Municipalities Encouraged to Apply for Funding through CFA Process

Department of Planning and Development Logo

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:--The Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Development reminds interested businesses, organizations, and municipalities to apply for grant funding for their economic and community development projects through this year’s New York S...

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County Executive
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Bemus Point Natives Renovate Bemus Point Golf Club & Tap House

Ribbon Cutting for Bemus Point Golf Club & Tap House

Pictured, owners Bryce and Rachel Steffen cut the ribbon to celebrate the grand opening of the Bemus Point Golf Club & Tap House. The Steffens were joined by Mike Steffen, general contractor; state and local officials; and their staff and family. Also...

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County Executive
Posted on: April 24, 2018

Chautauqua County Workers' Memorial Committee Holds 18th Annual Workers' Memorial Day

FREWSBURG, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Workers’ Memorial Committee will be holding its 18th Annual Workers’ Memorial Day on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Chautauqua County Workers’ Memorial Site at Erlandson Over...

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County Executive
Posted on: April 12, 2018

County Executive and Warren County Commissioners in Support of North/South Corridor

 

Pictured above from left to right: Ben Kafferlin, Chair of Warren County Board of Commissioners; George Borrello, Chautauqua County Executive; Cindy Morrison, Vice Chair of Warren County Board of Commissioners; and Jeff Eggleston, Commissioner o...

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County Executive
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Borrello to Present 2018 State of the County Address

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello invites the public to attend his State of the County address on Wednesday, April 25, 2018.

The presentation will be held during the regular meeting of the County Legislature, which starts at 6:...

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County Executive
Posted on: March 29, 2018

LOCAL OFFICIALS ATTEND WESTERN NEW YORK REGIONAL HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS SUMMIT

 

Pictured above, panelists of the Western New York Regional Harmful Algal Bloom Summit.

ROCHESTER, N.Y.:--Chautauqua Lake was well represented at the Western New York Regional Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) Summit in Rochester on March 26.  ...

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County Executive
Posted on: March 16, 2018

Sports Fishery Advisory Board Announces 26th Annual Fishing Essay Contest

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Sports Fishery Advisory Board has announced its 26th Annual Fishing Essay Contest for students in Chautauqua County. The contest officially opened on March 13, 2018 and all entries must be submitted by April 13, 20...

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County Executive
Posted on: March 15, 2018

County Proposes Local Law to Create Animal Abuse Registry

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- A proposed local law authorizing
the creation of an animal abuse registry is set to be discussed at the ChautauquaCounty Legislature’s Public Safety Committee meeting next week.

The local law would create an online registry ...

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County Executive
Posted on: March 12, 2018

Chautauqua County Delegates Visit Washington, D.C. to Advocate for Water Resource Projects

 

Pictured above, from left to right: David McCoy, Chautauqua County Watershed Coordinator; George Borrello, Chautauqua County Executive; and Pierre Chagnon, Chautauqua County Legislator; prepare to meet with officials from the U.S. Environmental ...

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County Executive
Posted on: February 23, 2018

Borrello Announces New Leadership for Economic Development

Pictured from left to right: Don McCord, the new Director of Planning and Community Development; George Borrello, Chautauqua County Executive; and Mark Geise, the new Deputy County Executive for Economic Development and Chief Administrative Officer of the...

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County Executive