Annual Town Budget Workshops September 28 and October 5

The Tug Hill Commission will host a free Town Budget Workshop presented by Laird Petrie to assist town officials in preparing their 2022 annual budgets.  The training will be offered at two locations, Albion Town Hall, 15 Bridge St., Altmar on Tuesday September 28 from 6:30-8:30pm and Port Leyden Village Office, 3387 Douglas St., Port Leyden on Tuesday, October 5 … Read More...

Planning Board Overview Training September 27 at JCC

The Jefferson County Planning Department and NYS Tug Hill Commission are sponsoring free training for planning boards on Monday, September 27 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Jefferson Community College (JCC) in the Jules Center, Room 6-002. This Planning Board Basics course addresses the powers and duties of town, village, and city planning boards and commissions. The administrative and … Read More...

Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Webinar

Thursday February 25, 2021 at 6:30 PM Eastern Time
To register: us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Em8FzMtwT-Oo20JlPC_axg

Electric vehicles have gone mainstream and the growing demand for public charging access will significantly impact municipal planning activities. Whether your jurisdiction is considering providing public charging resources for your residents or adding electric vehicles to your fleet, this webinar will discuss the benefits of developing a robust … Read More...

An overview of New Local Government Retention Schedule 400 Plus Pages of Changes, Updates and Ensuring You Can Throw Things Away Legally

A recording of this webinar is available on our YouTube Channel.

Michael Martin from the office of New York State Archives presents on the new Retention and Disposition Schedule for New York Local Government Records or LGS-1. The LGS-1 was launched on August 1, 2020 and replaced all previous schedules on January 1, 2021. Its role in local governments, … Read More...

Conservation on Tug Hill Webinar Series

A three-part webinar series from the Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust and the NYS Tug Hill Commission,
Conservation on Tug Hill is geared towards municipalities and landowners.

 

The recording of Conservation Easements 101:  Fact vs Fiction is available on our YouTube Channel.


Part 2:  Farmland Conservation

Wednesday February 10, 2021 at 7:00 pm

In part 2, Farmland Conservation, … Read More...

NYS Public Employer Mandatory Emergency Plans Webinar December 29

The Tug Hill Commission is providing a free webinar on the new NYS Public Employer Mandatory Emergency Plan requirement on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. On Labor Day, Governor Cuomo signed legislation requiring all public employers to create contingency operations plans to protect public workers in future health emergencies. Jurisdictions with employees represented by a labor union must … Read More...

Report Finalized: Ten Years of Progress in the Black River Watershed

The Black River Initiative is a multi-pronged approach to protect and improve water quality, recreational opportunities, and communities along the Black River. The Black River Watershed Management Plan (2010), Black River 9-element Plan (2016), Black River Blueway Trail Plan (2007), and Black River Trail Scenic Byway Corridor Management Plan (2012) provide the foundation to advance existing efforts and new projects … Read More...