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Posted on: September 16, 2019

County Executive to Give 2020 Tentative Budget Presentation to County Legislature

Chautauqua County Seal

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello will provide his 2020 Tentative Budget Presentation to the Chautauqua County Legislature on Wednesday, September 25, 2019. The presentation will be during the full County Legislature ...

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County Executive
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Statement from County Executive about NYS' Mishandling of the Situation with the Seneca Nation

Chautauqua County Seal

“New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo administration’s mishandling of the situation with the Seneca Nation of Indians can sadly now be measured in lives.  Congressman Tom Reed has brought to light how the City of Salamanca&...

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County Executive
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Empire State Brands and Furniture Mart Building Projects Receive Priority Status by WNY REDC

Project- Grow Chautauqua Study Presentation

Pictured, Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello provides opening remarks during the August 21, 2019 presentation of the Project-Grow Chautauqua study.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello and Deputy County Executive for Econ...

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County Executive
Posted on: September 6, 2019

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 Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at noon in front of the Chautauqua County Courthouse, 1 N. Erie St. in Mayville, N.Y.

The p...

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County Executive
Posted on: August 26, 2019

Chautauqua County Ethics Board to Meet on Sept. 10

Chautauqua County Seal

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Ethics Board will be holding a meeting on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 4 p.m. in Room 149 of the Gerace Office Building, 3 N. Erie St. in Mayville, N.Y. 

Current members of the board are Susan Dilks, John...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

County Study to Explore New Hops and Grains Processing Facility Complete

Project- Grow Chautauqua Study Presentation

Pictured, Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello provides opening remarks during the presentation of the Project-Grow Chautauqua study.  

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello has announced that the comprehen...

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County Executive
Posted on: August 12, 2019

Borrello Goes Fishing with Essay Contest Grand Prize Winners

8-12-19 Fishing Essay Contest Fish Trip

 Pictured above from left to right: George Borrello, Chautauqua County Executive; Dan Heitzenrater, Executive Assistant; Mike Sperry, Chautauqua County Sports Fishery Advisory Board Member and Owner of Chautauqua Reel Outdoors; Isabella Buckley, ...

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County Executive
Posted on: July 29, 2019

Borrello Announces Food Truck Rodeo at Mayville Offices

Moo Cheesy

Pictured top left, Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello receives his order from Kevin Ames, owner of Kev’s Kitchen. Top Right, Siri Thai Cuisine sets up for lunch. Bottom, county employees wait in line for Moo Cheesy.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua C...

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

County Urges Individuals to Take Precautions during Extreme Heat

Extreme Heat Logo

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – For the next few days, Chautauqua County will be in the grips of extreme heat - summertime temperatures that are much hotter than average and high humidity levels.  Heat related deaths and illnesses are preventable. Despite this...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

E&E Releases White Paper for Managing Weeds in Chautauqua Lake

Eurasian milfoil

    

Pictured above from left, Eurasian watermilfoil and curly-leaf pondweed, which are the most prominent invasive aquatic plant species in Chautauqua Lake.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Ecology and Environment, Inc. (E&E) recently prov...

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Read the full report. County Executive
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Borrello Announces Summer Food Truck Days at Mayville Offices

Food Truck

Pictured above left, Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello gets lunch from the 3 C’s food truck. Right, county employees and patrons wait in line last fall.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Executive’s Office has been working on a new initia...

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County Executive
Posted on: May 13, 2019

Chaut. Lake and Watershed Management Alliance Contracts with Princeton Hydro

Chautauqua Lake

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--One of the primary tenets in the Chautauqua Lake Weed Management Consensus Strategy was transparency and monitoring of aquatic plant management techniques by an independent, qualified, third party entity. To that end, Chautauqua County ha...

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County Executive
Posted on: May 2, 2019

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

Welchs Building in Westfield

Pictured above, projects in Chautauqua County that received funding through the 2018 CFA process. From left, the Welch Building in Westfield, which will be redeveloped into a multi-use structure; and AgriAmerica Fruit Products in Fredonia, which received ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Chautauqua County Workers' Memorial Committee Holds 19th Annual Workers' Memorial Day

2018 Workers Memorial event

Pictured from left to right: 2018 Chautauqua County Workers’ Memorial Committee members Hank Hoisington and George Spitale stand by a memorial wreath placed during last year’s Workers’ Memorial Day event.  

FREWSBURG, N.Y.: -- Th...

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County Executive
Posted on: April 30, 2019

Chautauqua County Ethics Board to Meet on May 15

Chautauqua County Seal

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Ethics Board will be holding a meeting on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 3:15 p.m. in Room 333 of the Gerace Office Building, 3 N. Erie St. Mayville, N.Y. 

Current members of the board are Susan Dilks, John Lloy...

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Additional Info... County Executive
Posted on: April 26, 2019

Clean-Up of Burtis Bay Anticipated to Take Place the Week of April 29th

Burtis Bay 1

Pictured above, the floating vegetation along Burtis Bay in November 2018.

CELORON, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County has announced that the waterfront cleanup in Burtis Bay near Celoron, N.Y. is expected to start the week of April 29, 2019.

Last November, Burtis ...

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County Executive
Posted on: March 27, 2019

County Executive Unveils Memorandum of Agreement for Chautauqua Lake Consensus Strategy

Consensus Strategy Press Conference

 

Pictured above from left to right: Mark Geise, Deputy County Executive for Economic Development; George Borrello, Chautauqua County Executive; Dave McCoy, County Watershed Coordinator; Pierre Chagnon, County Legislator and Chairman of the Chauta...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

SPORTS FISHERY ADVISORY BOARD ANNOUNCES 27th ANNUAL FISHING ESSAY CONTEST

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Sports Fishery Advisory Board has announced its 27th Annual Fishing Essay Contest for students in Chautauqua County. The contest officially opened on March 12, 2019 and all entries must be submitted by April 12, 20...

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County Executive
Posted on: March 1, 2019

County/City Awarded ARC Funding for NRG “Repurposing” Study

NRG Facility in Dunkirk

DUNKIRK, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello and City of Dunkirk Mayor Willie Rosas are excited to announce that the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded a $60,000 grant through its Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce ...

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County Executive
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Chautauqua County Receives Grant from CCHN

Fountain Toast

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County was recently awarded funding from Chautauqua County Health Network (CCHN) to install new water bottle filling station fountains. The award was issued through the “Creating Healthy Schools and Communit...

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County Executive
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Residents Urged to Use Caution During High Wind Warning

2-24-19 High Wind Warning Weather Map

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- With a High Wind Warning issued by the National Weather Service in Buffalo for Chautauqua County this weekend, the Chautauqua County Executive’s Office, Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office and Chautauqua Count...

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County Executive
Posted on: February 21, 2019

Borrello to Present 2019 State of the County Address

Chautauqua County Seal

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello invites the public to attend his State of the County address on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.

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

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County Executive
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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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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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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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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