Senate and Assembly Minimum Maintenance Roads Bills Reintroduced

Adoption of minimum maintenance road laws is a tool that towns across Tug Hill and other rural areas of New York State (NYS) have used for decades using their home rule authority and powers under Highway and Vehicle & Traffic Law. However, based on several legal challenges from landowners on minimum maintenance roads that want year-round access it has been … Read More...

Tug Hill Commission 50th Anniversary Poster Contest

In 2023, the Tug Hill Commission will celebrate 50 years of services to the Tug Hill region. As part of this celebration, the commission is pleased to announce a poster contest for local high school students. Any students Grade 9 through 12 enrolled in one of the Tug Hill region school districts are eligible to apply. The contest’s first place … Read More...

Snow Ridge Video Available

We would like to extend a sincere thank you to the Snow Ridge Ski Resort, the Turin Library and librarian Sharon Stewart, as well as presenters Nancy Grisham, Jerry Britton, Bronny Davis, Tom Smith, and Nick Mir for their efforts in walking us through the seventy-plus years of history of Snow Ridge. We hope you enjoyed it as much as … Read More...

We’re Hiring: Senior Planner/Planner

The NYS Tug Hill Commission is hiring either an experienced Senior Planner or an entry level Planner to assist local governments in the rural Tug Hill region in land use planning, local law development and revision, and general technical support to planning boards and other municipal boards. For more information about the commission, see the full job announcement here.… Read More...