Counties in the News, August 2, 2017

Wednesday's news from counties across the state.


Join your colleagues at the NYSAC Fall Seminar in Onondaga County in September


NYSAC: Still more work to do on ‘shared services'



Medical marijuana in NY adds five companies


N.Y. recovers $5.3M from deadbeat public-works project employers



MTA Faces Staff Shortage Amid Plan to Fix Subway System


City public schools see safest year on record



Report Shows Drop In Revenue From L.I. Red-Light Cameras, More Rear-End Crashes In Suffolk County


Legislature plans for permanent drug advisory panel


Suffolk County Executive Bellone Unveils Suffolkshare To Achieve Taxpayer Savings Among Local Governments


NIFA: Nassau's 2017 deficit expected to be $53M, cites improvement


Brookhaven town wins $25G state grant to clean up junkyards


Suffolk County Applies For $50 Million In Water Quality Funding Through The Long Island Regional Economic Development Council



Ulster formalizes shared services plan


Opioid crisis: Rockland County Executive Ed Day says county will sue pharmaceutical companies


West Nile Virus Found In Mosquitoes in Mount Vernon


Health Alliance, BC/BS come to terms on coverage


Film and TV Industry Spent $30M in Westchester County


Medical marijuana growing facility originally planned for Seneca County opening downstate


Head Start of Rockland gets $1.4M in federal funding


Ulster County employee health benefits audit gets good grades, says Comptroller Elliott Auerbach



$2.37 million budget for new Mont Pleasant library


Granville might get Salem's Archibald Bridge demo money


Medical marijuana growing site, dispensing center coming to Schenectady County


Baby Cafes to encourage breastfeeding in Schenectady and Troy


Albany County: Sharing services could save $6.8M


Columbia County: City of Hudson wins $10 million in downtown revitalization contest



The importance of agriculture


Lewis officials add six parcels to ATV trail system


County mulls fairgrounds upgrades, better office space


Lewis County legislators approve planned JCC bus route


County weighs new home for CCE


St. Lawrence County exploring idea of consolidating local court functions


"We don't want to see any city struggle'


A closer look: what happened to Plattsburgh's city government last week?


Another Medical Marijuana Dispensary Coming to Clinton County


Ulster, Dutchess counties outline potential savings through shared services


Dutchess County Government goes on the Road



Mohawk Valley Water Authority Selects SUEZ to Manage Water Treatment Plant


City receives 970K in emergency state funds for sewer, water problems


Cuomo announces $2.5M to widen Sauquoit Creek for flood mitigation



County Exec. Garnar Presents $1,000 To Twin Tiers Honor Flight Program


County enacts surcharge to pre-paid cell phones


Local Leaders Join Forces To Tackle Community Problems


Food bank is tops in U.S.


Medical Marijuana coming to Chemung County


Tioga County: A long road ahead for 'shared services'



Onondaga County Takes Legal Steps To Battle Opioid Epidemic


First Shared Services deadline to come up with a plan Tuesday


Tessy Plastics opens new facility in Van Buren


What Services Should be Shared Between Municipalities? Public Can Weigh in on Ideas


Cayuga County Legislature holds special meeting on Lake Ontario flood relief



Ontario County Jail Now Diverting Food Waste



This County Would Have Seen Its Opioid Overdose Rate Double


Legislator pushes 'Made in America Act' for county purchases over $10,000


NT police dispatch channel approved by city, county


Not All County Jobs Listed As Open Really Are


Leone to Announce Launch of Emergency Medical Services System in Chautauqua County


American Cancer Society establishes upstate headquarters in Buffalo region


DEC: Niagara Falls discharge 'clearly violated water quality standards'