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NYS Tug Hill Commission Job Openings July 2024

The NYS Tug Hill Commission has three job openings: Planner, Municipal Management Consultant, and Planner/Local Government Specialist.

The Tug Hill Commission is a unique state agency that recently celebrated 50 years of “helping local governments and citizens shape the future of the Tug Hill region.” Work at the Tug Hill Commission allows … Read More...

Town Budget Workshops August 7 and August 29

Town Budget Workshops with Laird Petrie

These workshops are designed to assist town officials in preparing their annual budgets. The same material will be presented at each workshop. Topics include:

  • An overview of the budgetary responsibilities of town officials
  • How to develop a structurally balanced budget
  • Key elements of the annual budget
  • Tools available for assisting town officials in the

Commission Meeting July 15

The Tug Hill Commission board will meet on Monday, July 15 at 10:00 a.m. in Denmark.  The meeting will include routine business of the commission, and review of major projects and activities in the region. The public is welcome to attend and there will be a public comment period at the end of the meeting.… Read More...

Lorraine Minimum Maintenance Home Rule Bill Signed Into Law

On Friday, December 8, Governor Hochul signed bill number A6412/S6249 into law, which was sponsored by Senator Mark Walczyk and Minority Leader Will Barclay. The law amends highway law and vehicle and traffic law, in relation to establishing minimum maintenance roads in designated towns, in this case Lorraine, Jefferson County. It codifies into state law the same process that towns … Read More...