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TAXING QUESTIONS AND ISSUES

The second regular session of the Allegany County Legislature convened at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February 27, 2017. Marine Corps Corporal Gregory Bock led us in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Greg enlisted on February 26, 2013, and was just … Continue reading

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NYSAC LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE – 2017 REPORT

From January 29th through February 2nd seven County Legislators and several County Officials were in Albany to attend this year’s NYSAC Legislative Conference. Those attending included Legislators Curt Crandall, David Decker, Dwight Fanton, Judy Hopkins, Kevin LaForge, Debra Root, and … Continue reading

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ECONOMIC DYSFUNCTION

The world economy isn’t doing very well. Free trade and expanded markets have not delivered the wealth and progress promised by the experts. We survived the “Great Recession,” and a few sectors of our society have even done quite well … Continue reading

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SOUND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

  The second monthly meeting of the Allegany County Legislature was held on Monday, June 27th, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. Twelve Legislators were present, with three absent. Former Air Force Senior Airman Daniel Fuller, of Scio led us in the … Continue reading

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT VISION, MISSION STATEMENT AND OBJECTIVES

If you don’t have a clear understanding of what you want to accomplish it becomes very difficult to achieve your desired results. That realization motivated a group of education leaders, business leaders and government leaders to spend almost a full … Continue reading

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND GOVERNMENT

One of the major goals of the Allegany County Legislature in 2015 has been to encourage economic development. For several years our Board has focused on cutting expenses and reducing taxes. This was reasonable and appropriate. However, it has become … Continue reading

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