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6/20/2018Montgomery County Unemployment Rate At Its Lowest In More Than A Decade

Montgomery County holds men’s health fair* - Leader Herald


County’s Annual Financial Report Shows 2017 Was A ‘Good Year’* - The Recorder


2018-2019 Village Tax Rates are now available on the Real Property Site

5/30/2018"Researching your Mohawk Valley Ancestors" presentation and limited History & Archive hours June 8th

Purchasing is requesting bids for Montgomery County Route 5S Road Widening

5/24/2018Second Annual Students & Educators Made of Something Stronger Breakfast Successful

Legislature Approves $3M Bond For Beech-Nut* - The Recorder


County Emergency Services team achieves accreditation* - The Recorder

5/22/2018Montgomery County Courthouse Staff Recognized

Students, Educators Honored at Breakfast* - Leader Herald


County Honors Students for Academic Achievements* - The Recorder

5/18/2018Youth Day 2018 will be held July 11, 2018

County Committee OKS $3M Bond for Beech-Nut* - The Recorder

5/16/2018Debris Pile Removal At Exit 29 Redevelopment Site Completed
5/10/2018Montgomery County is Accepting Pre-Applications for the County’s Anticipated Round 2 Agriculture Microenterprise Grant

Purchasing is requesting bids for Maintenance and Repair of Digital Microwave System


Organizations, Officials Discuss Veteran Suicide Prevention* - The Recorder


County Preps For Bike Trail Paving Later This Month* - The Recorder


2018 Tentative Assessment Rolls are now available on the Real Property Site

5/2/2018Minden History Fair - June 2nd
4/27/2018Public Health Holds First Annual Senior Meet and Greet

St. Mary’s Dr. Rao honored by Montgomery County* - Leader Herald


Competition brewing to redevelop former baby food factory* - Albany Business Review

4/25/2018Public Health Department Recognized By County Legislators

Rao, Public Health Dept. Recognized for Commitment to Community* - The Recorder

4/24/2018County Issues Exit 29 Request For Qualifications

Purchasing is requesting bids for Public Safety Garage Project


County Employees Donate Funds, Food Items To OFA Pantry* - The Recorder


Montgomery County Soil and Water Conservation District April 2018 Newsletter


Chuctanunda Creek Trail Stream Clean Up April 21


Rebirth of old Chalmers Knitting Mill site in city of Amsterdam featuring 130 apartments, banquet room planned* - The Leader Herald

4/17/2018RELEASE: County Employees Donate To The Office For Aging Food Pantry

Purchasing is requesting qualifications for Former Beech-Nut Plant Demolition/Rehabilitation - Updated 4/24/18


Developer picks restaurant, banquet center operator for $* - The Albany Business Review


Chalmers Site Development Plans Detailed Restaurateur Unveiled* - The Recorder


Riverside apartments, banquet hall planned in Amsterdam* - The Daily Gazette


County’s New Certified Support Team To Help During Traumatic Events* - The Recorder


Board of Elections Seeks To Attract Younger Poll Workers* - The Recorder


Officials Gather To Discuss Local, Regional Progress* - The Recorder

4/5/2018RELEASE: Skeo Solutions Inc. Releases Community Redevelopment Vision

Department of Public Health Handles Outbreak in Drill* - The Recorder

4/2/2018Community Redevelopment Vision Report for Exit 29 Project

Canajoharie gets $6M for Beech-Nut Site* - Leader Herald


State to support demolition, study of derelict former Beech-Nut plant* - Times Union


State Earmarks $6 Million for Beech-Nut Demolition* - Spectrum News

3/27/2018RELEASE: Montgomery County Business Development Center Recognized
3/27/2018RELEASE: Two County Employees Receive Prestigious Honors

Canajoharie Receives $6M For Former Beech-Nut Site* - The Recorder


Purchasing is requesting qualifications for Architectural/Engineering Services


Canajoharie gets $6M grant for Beech-Nut demolition* - Daily Gazette

3/26/2018RELEASE: Montgomery County Receives $6 Million In Restore New York Funding
3/15/2018RELEASE: County Employees Participate in National Wear Red Day Campaign

County Highlights Five Priority Capital Projects for 2018* - The Recorder


‘We have the heartbeat’—A new vision for Montgomery County* - Albany Business Review


IDA Chairman Honored For Time Spent on Volunteer Board* - The Recorder


2018 City of Amsterdam Final Assessment Roll is now available on the Real Property site.


Montgomery County Business Development Center (MCBDC) and Montgomery County Soil and Water Conservation District (MCSWD) Offer Montgomery County Agriculture Microenterprise Program (MCAMP) Grants


State of the County 2018 Video Presentation*


Hard work paying off: Ossenfort talks Beech-Nut, city in State of the County address* - The Recorder


Montgomery County sees increase in tax revenue* - The Leader Herald


County’s Sales Tax Figures Jump in 2017* - The Recorder


Purchasing is requesting bids for Radio Communications Shelter and Site Work Project - updated 3/1/18


2018 Rabies Clinic Schedule and the 2018 Immunization Clinic Schedule are now available on the Public Health site.

2/5/2018Montgomery County has a new website!
2/5/2018RELEASE: County sees 5.9 percent sales tax increase in 2017

Sales Tax Revenue Jumps In Many Counties* - The Daily Gazette


Purchasing is requesting bids for Public Works Materials - updated 2/20/18


County Unanimously Approves Plan For New MCSPCA Facility* — The Recorder


Montgomery County Honors Coddington; Prill* — The Leader Herald

1/24/2018RELEASE: County Executive Gives Testimony on County-Wide Shared Services Plan

Operation Recognition: Vietnam War Veteran Receives Diploma From F-FCS* — The Recorder


Coddington Honored For Service* —The Recorder


New York State Department of State Training for Local Officials At FMCC 2/7


Sanitary District No. 1 is soliciting bids for Clarifier Rehabilitation and Leachate Acceptance Modification Project Contract No. 2 – General Construction


Recertification Update - Pistol Permit Holders

1/4/2018Focus on Business: Lee’s Shops at Wagner Square in Canajoharie

2018 Town and County Tax Rolls, 2018 Town and County Tax Rates, and 2018 City of Amsterdam Tentative Assessment Roll are now available on the Real Property site.

12/18/2017RELEASE: Montgomery County Employees Donate To Fonda-Fultonville Backpack Program
12/18/2017RELEASE: Montgomery County Receives $4.8 Million In Economic Development Grants

Montgomery County Solid Waste will no longer accept Out of County Waste effective March 31, 2018. Click here for more information.


2017 General Election - Official election results are now available on the BOE site


Local Provide Ideas For Future Of Former Beech-Nut Property* — The Recorder


Canajoharie Residents Offer Ideas For Former Beech-Nut Factory Site* — WAMC


County honors four* — Leader-Herald


Gun Buy Back Program in Amsterdam on Saturday, December 2


Residents share vision for former Beech-Nut site* — Daily Gazette


Legislature Honors Individuals For Their Work In The County* — The Recorder


Public Invited To Voice Ideas For Former Beech-Nut Property* — The Recorder


County Committee OKs Agriculture, Farmland Protection Plan* — The Recorder


Local Law Enforcement Cracks Down During Holiday Weekend* — The Recorder


Editorial: Beech-Nut agreement is a model* — Daily Gazette


Beech-Nut clean up set to start* — Leader-Herald


EPA Authorizes Montgomery County To Remove Asbestos From Former Beech-Nut Facility* — WAMC


Outdoor asbestos piles at former Beech Nut to go* — Times Union

11/16/2017RELEASE: EPA, NYS and Montgomery County Work Together To Remove Asbestos At Beech-Nut Nutrition Corp. Superfund Site in Canajoharie

Former Beech-Nut facility to be cleaned up* — Daily Gazette


First Responders Honored At Fourth Annual Dinner* — The Recorder

11/14/2017RELEASE: Executive Applauds Agreement That Begins Clean-Up Work At Exit 29 Site

County To Begin Clean Up Of Beech-Nut Property* — The Recorder


2018 Adopted Budget is now available online


Unofficial election results - posted as they come in


Purchasing is requesting proposals for Downtown Feasibility Studies St. Johnsville

10/19/2017Board of Elections - open extra hours for absentee ballots

General Election 2017 Sample Ballots are now available on the BOE site

10/5/2017Soil & Water Conservation District Hosting Tire Recycling Event on October 28

Download the Montgomery County Healthy Me! App


Legislature Unanimously Approves Amendments To 2018 Budget* — The Recorder


County To Vote On Budget Changes Tonight* — The Recorder


Purchasing is requesting proposals for Building Design Services Art Storage Facility Arkell Museum at Canajoharie - updated 10/25


County Joins Energize NY To Help Property Owners Finance Energy Upgrades* — The Recorder


List of Candidates for the 2017 General Election is now available on the BOE site


County Approves Funds For Annex Building Work To Replace Boiler, Fix Roof* — The Recorder


More ‘skimmers’ found in local area* — Leader-Herald


Skimming Devices Found At Area Businesses* — The Recorder

9/27/2017RELEASE: County Urges Residents To Stay Alert Due To Discovery Of Skimming Devices

Skimming devices found on Montgomery County gas pumps* — Daily Gazette


Have an idea to improve the Erie Canal: Here’s your chance* — Daily Gazette

9/25/2017RELEASE: Montgomery County Becomes First Energize NY Member In The Mohawk Valley
9/25/2017Executive Budget 2018

Legislators Begin To Amend 2018 Executive Budget* — The Recorder


Trail to be paved* — Leader-Herald


2017 Official Primary Election Results are available on the BOE site.


County To Vote On Snowmobile Trail Updates, Project Lifesaver Funds* — The Recorder


County To Vote On Boiler, Roof Repairs At Annex Building* — The Recorder


How Capital Region counties are budgeting Rivers Casino revenues* — Daily Gazette


Purchasing is requesting proposals for Medical Services at the Montgomery County Jail - Updated 10/3/17


2017 Unofficial Primary Election Results are available on the BOE site.


County Reviews Tentative Budget* — The Recorder


2017-2018 School District Tax Rates are now available on the Real Property Site.


Public Hearings For County’s Shared Services Plan Begin* — The Recorder


Purchasing is requesting proposals for Engineering Services Public Safety Garage Facility - updated 9/6/17


Sample Ballots and the List of Candidates for the Sept. 12, 2017 Primary Election are now available on the BOE site

8/24/2017RELEASE: Three Public Hearings Scheduled For County-Wide Shared Services Plan
8/24/2017RELEASE: MCBDC Approves Loan For Lee Village Properties/Lee Shops At Wagner’s Square in Canajoharie

The list of candidates for the Sept. 12, 2017 Primary Election is now available on the BOE site.


Monthly Reports Put On Hold For Budget Season* — The Recorder


Legislature funds ‘Youth Days’* — Leader-Herald


Montgomery Co. executive praises job readiness program* — Times Telegram

8/8/2017RELEASE: County’s Job Readiness Pilot Program Concludes With Strong Results

Legislators Reconsider Outsourcing For County DPW Parts* — The Recorder


Pilot Program Teaches Skills For Job Readiness* — The Recorder


Beech Nut eyesore eyed for shared government offices* — Albany Times Union

7/21/2017Update for Air Monitoring and Asbestos RFP's

Counties Start To See Revenues From Casino* — The Recorder


Montgomery County eyes increased governmental cooperation* — Daily Gazette


County releases more shared services details* — Leader-Herald


Ossenfort Outlines County’s State-Mandated Shared Services Plan* — The Recorder


2017 City of Amsterdam Tax Rates are now available on the Real Property Site.


Legislature Approves Foreclosure Process Of Former Beech-Nut Site* — The Recorder


Montgomery County votes to foreclose on Beech-Nut site* — Daily Gazette


Lawmakers vote unanimously to foreclose on former Beech-Nut plan* — WNYT


Tax foreclosure looms at derelict, polluted Beech Nut factory* — Albany Times Union


2017 Town Final Assessment Rolls are now available on the Real Propery Site.


Legislature to vote on former Beech-Nut site* — Leader-Herald


County aims for $20M grant* — Leader-Herald


Legislature To Vote On Former Beech-Nut Site Foreclosure* — The Recorder


County Receives $24,681 For Local Emergency Food, Shelter Programs* — The Recorder


Dollar General Breaks Ground On Distribution Center* — The Recorder


County Applying For Agriculture Grant To Help Local Farmers* — The Recorder


Legislators Allow Company To Rent County-Owned Equipment* — The Recorder


Sanitary District No. 1 is soliciting bids for Clarifier Rehabilitation and Leachate Acceptance Modification Project Contract No. 2 – General Construction


County Gets $77K For Records Management* — The Recorder


County Working On Consolidation-Focused State Grant* — The Recorder

6/15/2017Montgomery County Youth Day 2017 Scheduled for July 11 in Fonda

Montgomery County Youth Day is scheduled for July 11th! Click here for the Flyer and Click here for the Permission Slip


New Thruway welcome center opens* — Leader-Herald


Land Bank Receives $1.6M To Rebuild Neighborhoods* — The Recorder

6/12/2017Thruway Authority Announce Opening Of The Mohawk Valley Welcome Center

Thruway Rest Area Reopens With More Amenities* — The Recorder


Officials grapple with ‘raise the age’ law* — Leader-Herald


Montgomery County urging residents to protect themselves from ticks* — News 10 ABC


Purchasing is requesting proposals for Montgomery County Transportation Services


Rabies clinic set for Saturday* — Leader-Herald


FMCC Set To Make Tech Upgrades* — The Recorder


Ossenfort: Burtonsville Road Bridge To Get Needed Rehabilitation* — The Recorder


Purchasing is requesting qualifications for architectural/engineering services for the County Emergency Management Garage and Storage Facility


County sets sights on funding* — Leader-Herald


Montgomery County moving ahead with ‘game plan’ at former Beech-Nut site* — Leader-Herald


County Legislators Hold Off Hiring Assistant Deputy Clerk* — The Recorder


Students, Staff Recognized As Being Made of Something Stronger* — The Recorder

5/19/2017RELEASE: County Hosts First Students & Educators Made Of Something Stronger Breakfast

Boerenko Is Now Head Of County Public Health* — The Recorder


Counties edge forward on shared services plans* — Daily Gazette

5/12/2017RELEASE: County Announces Sara Boerenko To Serve As Public Health Director

The 2016 Annual Financial Report Update Document is now available.


Dental Care Resources for Veterans*


County IDA Proposes Grant Writer Position* — The Recorder


Tax reauthorization requested* — Leader-Herald


County Debates Frequency Of Reports* — The Recorder


Foster Parent Informational Session Scheduled for Canajoharie (May 22) & Amsterdam (May 23)


2017 Tentative Assessment Rolls are now available on the Real Property Site


Sheriff’s Office installs prescription drop box* — Leader-Herald


Legislature Changes Date For Committees* — The Recorder


Amsterdam bridge draws new business proposal* — Leader-Herald


Music teacher honored by county with her own ‘day’* — Leader-Herald


County reviews agricultural district* — Leader-Herald


County OKs Solar Array At HFM BOCES* — The Recorder


New Prescription Drug Drop Box Set Up In County* — The Recorder


County Adds Financial Disclosure In Resolutions* — The Recorder

4/24/2017NYS Announces $750,000 Grant For Assisted Living Apartments in Amsterdam

Revenues Topic Of County Finance Committee Meeting* — The Recorder


Montgomery County accepts funds to raise awareness of sexually exploited minors* — Leader-Herald


Montgomery County EMS Coordinator appointed* — Leader-Herald

4/17/2017RELEASE: County Announces Steve Kuck As Emergency Medical Services Coordinator

Montgomery County now state certified to help overdose victims* — The Recorder


Public Safety Committee Approves Mutual Aid Agreement Extension* — The Recorder


Montgomery County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Scheduled For July 22

4/13/2017RELEASE: County Law Enforcement Saves Life Using Opioid Overdose Training

Montgomery County approves new building roof* — Leader-Herald


Free Health Care Services Available At St. Mary’s Medical Mission At Home Event On May 6


DEC Holding State Forest Workshop on May 9 at Burtonsville Fire Department


Montgomery County battles welfare fraud* — Leader-Herald


Loan program gets nod* — Leader-Herald


Welfare fraud crackdown underway in Montgomery County* — Daily Gazette


County renews tourism contract* — Leader-Herald


County Executive Says Welfare Fraud Unit Changes Paying Off* — The Recorder


County Backs Legislation To Create Ridesharing In State* — The Recorder

3/30/2017RELEASE: County Offices Teaming Up For Zero Tolerance Stance Against Welfare Abuse

FMCC land sale on hold* — Leader-Herald


Land Bank Funds To Pilot Collaboration* — The Recorder


County agrees to pay one third of cost for SEQR* — Leader-Herald


County Approves Firm To Draft EIS For Annexation* — The Recorder

3/14/2017Winter Storm Stella causes communities to shut down* — The Recorder
3/14/2017BREAKING: State of Emergency Declared

Due to the inclement weather, Montgomery County Office Buildings will close at Noon today.


Legislature Committee Meetings Scheduled for tonight have been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 21, 2017.


Village of Fultonville Election Scheduled for March 21, 2017

3/2/2017Ossenfort points to regional approach to help county thrive* — The Recorder
3/2/2017Montgomery County executive touts progress, looks to future* — Daily Gazette
3/2/2017State of Montgomery County address* — Leader-Herald
3/2/2017Montgomery County approves antenna* — Leader-Herald
3/1/2017County radio project moves forward with antenna work* — The Recorder
2/28/2017RELEASE: National Weather Service Recognizes County With StormReady Certification
2/27/2017RELEASE: Severe Weather Causes Flood Threat, State of Emergency In Fort Plain & Minden
2/24/2017County planners approve Aldi expansion* — The Recorder
2/23/2017It’s official — Dollar General says they’re building in county* — The Recorder
2/22/2017Dollar General will build distribution center in Montgomery County* - Albany Business Review
2/22/2017Dollar General bringing jobs to Montgomery County* - CBS-6 Albany
2/22/2017Retailer promises 430 jobs* - Albany Times Union
2/22/2017Dollar General expects to add 430 jobs in Montgomery County* - Daily Gazette
2/22/2017Montgomery County competing for $20M grant* - Leader-Herald
2/22/2017Group Seeks County Support For Campaign Promoting Tourism* - The Recorder
2/17/2017County Recognized As ‘Storm Ready’* - The Recorder
2/17/2017County Receives $50K To Study Consolidation And Efficiency* - The Recorder
2/16/2017County Committee OKs Equipment Replacements At Jail* - The Recorder
2/14/2017RELEASE: Montgomery County One Of Six Phase I Winners of State’s Municipal Consolidation and Efficiency Competition 
2/13/2017State of the County Scheduled for March 1 at FMCC
2/10/2017Utility gives grant for demolition of former Beech-Nut plant* - WNYT-13
2/9/2017County receives $300,000 grant for Beech-Nut redevelopment* - Leader-Herald
2/8/2017County gets more money for Beech-Nut site* - Daily Gazette

Purchasing is requesting bids for Bridge Replacements - Fort Hunter Road

2/8/2017RELEASE: County Awarded National Grid Grant For Redevelopment Project In Canajoharie
2/3/2017Local Officials Share Thoughts On State Budget At Presentation* — The Recorder
2/3/2017County’s Sales Tax Revenue Up Slightly in 2016* — The Recorder
2/1/20172017 Adopted Budget is now available online
1/31/2017New 2017 Immunization Clinic Schedule and Rabies Clinic Schedule on the Public Health Site

Purchasing is requesting bids for Public Works Materials

1/27/2017Canajoharie Awarded Funds For Beech-Nut Site Remediation* — The Recorder
1/27/2017Beech-Nut teardown gets funding* — Leader-Herald
1/27/2017State taxpayers kick in $500k to support Beech-Nut demolition* — Albany Times Union
1/26/2017Beech-Nut plans get bump from state* — Daily Gazette
1/26/2017Officials Hope To Demolish Structures At Beech-Nut Site* — WAMC
1/26/2017County honors Liberty ARC* — Leader-Herald
1/26/2017County, fire department approve agreement* — Leader-Herald
1/26/2017Montgomery County passes local law aimed at energy efficiency in buildings* — Leader-Herald
1/25/2017Legislators To Receive Input on Promoting County Tourism* — The Recorder
1/24/2017Outreach program applications open* — Leader-Herald
1/23/2017County To Appoint A New Stop DWI Coordinator* — The Recorder
1/23/2017Montgomery County: Four face welfare fraud charges* – Leader-Herald
1/18/2017New York State Department of State Training for Local Officials at FMCC on Feb. 8
1/13/2017Canal system designated national historic landmark* — Leader-Herald
1/11/2017McCoski Settles Into New Role As DA, Taking On County Drug Issue* - The Recorder
1/10/2017Cuomo calls for statewide trail system* - Daily Gazette
1/10/2017Youth Bureau Seeking Applications To Award Funding For Youth Programming Throughout County
1/9/2017Emergency Management To Receive Equipment, Resources* - The Recorder
1/8/2017Montgomery County, Amsterdam Fire Department join forces* - Leader-Herald
1/6/2017Montgomery County, Amsterdam Partner In Hazmat Response* - The Recorder
1/5/2017Montgomery County, Amsterdam to support fire department* - Times Telegram
1/5/2017Backup power set for Oppenheim-Ephratah St. Johnsville high school* - Leader-Herald
1/5/2017County Legislators Take Oath* - The Recorder
1/5/2017Release: County, City Enter Into Agreement To Strengthen Countywide Hazmat Response
1/4/2017Montgomery County Legislative Board sworn in* - Leader-Herald
1/4/2017County warns of dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning* - Leader-Herald
1/3/2017County Tax Rolls, City Tentative Roll, and Town and County Tax Rates are now available on the Real Property Site
1/2/2017Ossenfort Reflects On 2016 Achievements; Hopes To Keep Momentum Going This Year* - The Recorder
12/28/20162017: Year to implement grants, county executive Ossenfort says* - Leader-Herald
12/21/2016Legislators reflect on first term in county* - The Recorder
12/21/2016Montgomery County finds a way to keep homeless warm* - Daily Gazette
12/20/2016Montgomery model works* - Leader-Herald
12/15/2016Mohawk Valley A "Top Performer" In Economic Development Awards* - WAMC
12/14/2016County, Brown’s look at increasing public access to bus services* - The Recorder
12/12/2016County equipped to respond to crude oil spills with new trailer* - The Recorder
12/12/2016Purchasing is requesting proposals for Engineering, Conceptual Design and Planning Services Pursuant to the Relocation of Existing Amtrak Train Station in Amsterdam, New York and Development on a New Train Station within a Multimodal Facility
12/9/2016City, county get $4.56 million from state for projects* - The Recorder
12/9/2016Mohawk region awarded $81.9 million in economic development funds* - Leader-Herald
12/8/2016Release: Montgomery County’s Priority Economic Development Projects Receive Funding
12/5/2016Trailers to be deployed along oil-train routes* - Daily Gazette
12/2/2016County honors first responders at annual dinner* - The Recorder
12/2/2016Tow truck driver killed on Thruway named First Responder of the Year* - Leader-Herald
12/1/2016RELEASE: 3rd Annual First Responders Appreciation Dinner A Success
11/29/2016First responders dinner planned* - Leader-Herald
11/23/2016County allocates state funds for minimum wage* - The Recorder
11/22/2016Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office selects undersheriff* - Leader-Herald
11/19/2016Thomas to replace Cramer as undersheriff* - The Recorder
11/17/2016County listens to proposal for managing DPW fleet* - The Recorder
11/16/2016County unveils Purple Heart Trail sign* - The Recorder
11/14/2016County OKs land parcel for Dollar General* - The Recorder
11/12/2016Montgomery County dedicates Korean War monument* - The Recorder
11/8/2016Unofficial election results - posted as they come in
11/7/2016Remembering the forgotten war: Names of 22 Korean War veterans listed on memorial* - Leader-Herald
11/1/2016In their honor: County searches for families of 22 soldiers on Korean War memorial* - The Recorder
10/31/2016Legislature approves $320K for sanitary sewer district* - The Recorder
10/31/2016RELEASE: Governor Cuomo Announces Taste NY Store at Lock E-13 Living History Rest Area to Remain Open for Holiday Travelers
10/27/2016Legislature adopts PILOT schedule for solar projects* - The Recorder
10/26/2016Legislators approve Mead’s appointment as county DPW head* - The Recorder
10/22/2016County sales tax figures show improvement compared to ’15* - The Recorder
10/20/2016New public safety building wing opened, dedicated to long-time county employee* - Mohawk Valley Compass
10/20/2016County opens new public safety wing* - The Recorder
10/20/2016County celebrates safety facility opening* - Leader-Herald
10/19/2016General Election 2016 - List of Candidates and Sample Ballots are now available on the BOE site
10/19/2016Montgomery County opens new flood proof emergency operations center* - WNYT
10/19/2016Montgomery County’s New Public Safety Building Officially Opens* - TWC News
10/19/2016Montgomery County unveils addition to public safety facility* - Daily Gazette
10/17/2016Miami Ave. reopens in Amsterdam* - Leader-Herald
10/15/2016Miami Ave. reopens to local traffic* - The Recorder
10/14/2016Release: Local officials, Governor’s Office Of Storm Recovery Mark Completion Of Miami Avenue Culvert Project
10/13/2016Release: Montgomery County employees make a donation to Fonda-Fultonville’s Class of 2018
10/12/2016County adopts 2017 budget using $3.8M from fund balance* - The Recorder
10/12/2016Montgomery County passes $111.2M budget; legislature votes 5-4* - Leader-Herald
10/11/2016Montgomery County narrowly passes 2017 budget* - Daily Gazette
10/10/2016Efforts to rehab former Beech-Nut site continue* - The Recorder
10/10/2016Officials highlight Montgomery County’s potential for commuters* - The Recorder
10/7/2016Montgomery County Online Real Estate Auction
10/7/2016RELEASE: MCBDC Approves Loan For Flooring Authority Acquisition Of Building In Edson Street Industrial Park
10/6/2016County approves land bank* - Leader-Herald
10/6/2016RELEASE: MCBDC Approves Loan For TES Corporation and New Process Cleaners Acquisition Of Building In City Of Amsterdam
10/5/2016Loan approved for acquisition of former Beech Nut plant* - Times Telegram
10/5/2016Legislators amend budget* - The Recorder
10/5/2016RELEASE: MCDBC Approves Loan To NY Bake Factory For Acquisition Of Former Beech-Nut Cereal Plant in Fort Plain
10/4/2016Domestic violence topic of local ceremony* - The Recorder
10/2/2016Montgomery County honors Amsterdam Mohawks* - Leader-Herald
9/30/2016Election/Voter Information - Local Registration Dates and Information for 2016 is available on the BOE site
9/28/2016Legislators expect to finalize decision about joining land bank* - The Recorder
9/28/2016Purchasing is requesting proposals for Solid Waste Transfer Station Operations
9/24/2016Planners weight impact of large solar projects* - The Recorder
9/22/2016Alive at 25! - Young driver intervention program
9/19/2016Montgomery County eyes PILOT solar project tax program* - Leader-Herald
9/15/2016Old Beech-Nut factory on cusp of new life in Upstate NY* -
9/15/2016County clarifying PILOT benefit for solar projects* - The Recorder
9/14/2016County legislators discuss further cuts to 2017 budget* - The Recorder
9/13/2016City gets $1.3M for Dove Creek* - The Recorder
9/11/2016Amsterdam gets $1.3M to fix Dove Creek* - Leader-Herald
9/8/2016Montgomery County approves Beech-Nut site initiative* - Leader-Herald
9/7/2016Montgomery County Executive Matthew Ossenfort discusses 2017 budget* - Leader-Herald
9/6/2016Executive Budget 2017
9/6/2016Release: Governor Cuomo Announces Federal Funding for Hazard Mitigation Project in the City of Amsterdam
9/5/2016Environmental work ongoing at Canajoharie site* - Times Telegram
9/5/2016Montgomery County legislators to weigh $111 million budget proposal for 2017* - Leader-Herald
9/4/2016Montgomery County budget proposal includes a small tax hike* - Daily Gazette
9/3/2016Ossenfort submits 2017 county budget to legislature* - The Recorder
9/2/2016RELEASE: County Executive Ossenfort Submits Executive Budget to Legislature
9/1/2016Montgomery County exploring options for Beech-Nut site* - Daily Gazette
9/1/2016Montgomery County Executive Pitches Vision For Shuttered Factory* - WAMC
8/31/2016RELEASE: Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of $17.5 Million Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook in Amsterdam
8/30/2016EPA conducts study at Canajoharie Beech-Nut site* - Leader-Herald
8/29/2016Plan for former Beech-Nut factory in Canajoharie move forward* - WNYT
8/29/2016RELEASE: Environmental Work Ongoing As Progress Continues At Canajoharie Site
8/25/2016RELEASE: Governor Cuomo Announces Grand Opening of New Clubhouse For Teens and Young Adults Battling Addiction in the Mohawk Valley
8/18/2016Tourism program focuses on history* - The Recorder
8/18/2016Montgomery County Jail’s control system zapped, needs replacing* - Leader-Herald
8/17/2016Power surge fries county jail’s lock system* - The Recorder
8/16/2016Primary Election 2016 - Notice and Sample Ballots are available on the BOE site
8/16/2016Ossenfort: Grants critical in repairing aging infrastructure* - The Recorder
8/15/2016County jobs site being utilized* - The Recorder
8/15/2016New Montgomery County Employment Application and Supplemental Forms are now available on the Personnel site
8/15/2016System to track people at risk for wandering now active in Montgomery County* - Mohawk Valley Compass
8/14/2016Announcement about site coming* - Leader-Herald
8/14/2016Job growth* - Leader-Herald
8/13/2016State OKs final plan for hazard mitigation* - The Recorder
8/12/2016County Legislature Honors Hilltoppers* - Courier-Standard-Enterprise
8/12/2016Thruway rest stop in Montgomery County offers history lessons* - Daily Gazette
8/12/2016Area leaders and members of the public turn out to dedicate a new rest area between Fultonville and Canajoharie* - Leader-Herald
8/12/2016Results of Beech-Nut Focused Conference To Be Revealed Soon* - Courier-Standard-Enterprise
8/10/2016Cooling stations available in Montgomery County* - Times Telegram
8/10/2016Final County Hazard Mitigation Plan
8/10/2016Purchasing is requesting bids for the Turn Key Replacement of the Uninterruptable Power Supply at the Public Safety Facility
8/4/20161780 Canajohary Raid Remembered At Ceremony* - Courier-Standard-Enterprise
8/3/2016Fund started in name of Great Sacandaga Lake victim* - Albany Times Union
8/3/2016Raid of Canajohary commemorated at Fort Plain Museum* - Times Telegram
8/3/2016RELEASE: Fort Plain Museum Holds Annual Commemoration of Canajohary Raid
7/28/2016County to pay for youth admission for 2 days at fair* - The Recorder
7/27/2016Montgomery County Sheriff's Departments gets $100K for OT* - Leader-Herald
7/27/2016Miami Avenue project gets green light after bid awarded* - The Recorder
7/23/20161780 raid victims to be saluted* - Albany Times Union
7/23/2016Easier ride nears along canal trail* - Albany Times Union
7/23/2016A smoother trek along the canalway trail* - The Recorder
7/22/2016Montgomery County Sheriff's Department asks for increase in overtime pay budget* - Leader-Herald
7/22/2016$16K given for tourism projects in county* - The Recorder
7/21/2016Montgomery County gets funds to repave part of Erie Canalway Trail* - Daily Gazette
7/21/2016Canalway trail to get paved, become more accessible* - The Recorder
7/21/2016Montgomery County to get $700,000 in grants to pave Erie Canalway Trail* - Leader-Herald
7/20/2016Fulton County, Montgomery County receive $857,394 in state funding for soil, water projects* - Leader-Herald
7/20/2016County awards tourism grants* - Leader-Herald
7/20/2016Changes coming to Erie Canalway Trail* - TWC News
7/20/2016RELEASE: Montgomery County To Repave, Resurface Its Portion Of Canalway Trail
7/19/2016Generator project breaking ground in Amsterdam* - The Recorder
7/18/2016RELEASE: County Announces 2016 Local Tourism Grant Award Winners
7/16/2016Montgomery County receives $700K for water quality projects* - The Recorder
7/15/2016Hilltoppers baseball squad still the talk of the town* - The Recorder
7/14/2016RELEASE: Governor’s Office Of Storm Recovery Announces Design Approval To Upgrade Flood Drainage In Town of Amsterdam
7/13/2016‘Mohawk Cresting’ drill simulates flooding response* - The Recorder
7/12/2016Living History rest stop opens* - Leader-Herald
7/12/2016PHOTO GALLERY: Montgomery County Youth Day* - Daily Gazette
7/11/2016Montgomery County Youth Day bounces into another year* - The Recorder
7/11/2016Lock E-13 Living History Rest Area now open* - Times Telegram
7/11/2016RELEASE: Governor Cuomo Announces The Opening Of The New Lock E-13 Living History Rest Area In The Mohawk Valley
7/10/2016Montgomery County opens ‘cooling stations’ for heat* - Leader-Herald
7/9/2016Cooling stations available in Montgomery County* - Times Telegram
7/9/2016Montgomery County plans Youth Day event in Fonda* - Leader-Herald
7/8/2016RELEASE: Montgomery County 2016 Youth Day Scheduled For July 12 In Fonda
7/5/2016Montgomery County Legislature eyes action on closed Miami Avenue in Amsterdam* - Leader-Herald
7/4/2016Cranesville fire company gets Jeans Day check* - Leader-Herald
7/4/2016County helps formalize Chuctanunda Creek Trail* - The Recorder
7/2/2016County to decide on land bank later this month* - The Recorder
7/2/2016Legislature awards bid for Miami Avenue project* - The Recorder
7/1/2016U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko discusses work in Congress at Montgomery County Legislature meeting* - Leader-Herald
6/30/2016County to fix Hickory Hill drainage issues* - The Recorder
6/30/2016RELEASE: County Donation Goes To Support Cranesville Fire Prevention Program
6/29/2016Purchasing is requesting bids for Miami Avenue Culvert Replacement Project (Installation Portion)
6/29/2016Tonko recommends county join regional planning commission* - The Recorder
6/29/2016Fulton, Montgomery counties unveil new command trailer* - The Recorder
6/28/2016Montgomery County to get $284K from casino licensing fees* - The Recorder
6/27/2016Dozens gather to discuss future of the former Beech-Nut site* - The Recorder
6/24/2016Former Beech Nut plant gets architectural eyes* - WNYT
6/24/2016Action Sought For Former Beech-Nut Plant* - WAMC
6/24/2016Beechnut Eyesore Could Finally Become Bright Again* - TWC News
6/24/2016Old Beech-Nut building shows age, neglect* - Albany Times Union
6/23/2016Fulton and Montgomery counties unveil new Mobile Response trailer* - Leader-Herald
6/23/2016Fulton, Montgomery counties to receive casino fees* - Leader-Herald
6/23/2016Montgomery County legislators discuss raising age to buy tobacco* - Leader-Herald
6/22/2016Website touts Montgomery County as enticing place to work* - Daily Gazette
6/22/2016Officials Unveil Command Trailer for EMS* - TWC News
6/22/2016Fulton and Montgomery counties unveil mobile command trailer* - Daily Gazette
6/22/2016New mobile command center unveiled* - CBS 6 Albany
6/22/2016Public Informational Meeting for Hickory Hill Rd. project scheduled for June 29
6/20/2016Montgomery County updating agriculture protection plan* - Daily Gazette
6/17/2016Free Solar Farm Meeting in Fonda Hosted By Soil & Water on June 28
6/15/2016Purchasing is requesting bids for Miami Avenue Culvert Replacement Project
6/10/2016Montgomery County Waterways Photography Competition
6/7/2016Amsterdam 'clubhouse' aimed at drug abuse will open soon* - Daily Gazette
6/6/2016RELEASE: New Homeowners In County Could Be Affected By Changes To STAR Program
6/3/2016Bedrock slows Midline project* - The Recorder
6/3/2016Montgomery County Planning Board OKs Dominion gas plan in Minden* - Leader-Herald
5/31/2016Purchasing is requesting bids for a LED Digital Sign for the New Public Safety Complex
5/30/2016Home Helpers receives $284K to move into former YMCA* - The Recorder
5/30/2016Clerk honored for 30 years of service* - Leader-Herald
5/28/2016County planning board approves Mohawk rezoning* - Leader-Herald
5/27/2016Developers and leader express optimism in downtown grant application* - Mohawk Valley Compass
5/27/2016Localities getting transit grants* - Leader-Herald
5/27/2016RELEASE: County Officials Present Jeans Day Donations To MCSPCA & Ayers Shelter
5/26/2016Amsterdam files bid for $10M to help downtown* - The Recorder
5/26/2016Agencies ask county to raise the legal age for purchasing tobacco products* - The Recorder
5/26/2016Solar PILOT proposal stalls in front of county legislature* - Leader-Herald
5/25/2016Cheryl Reese recognized as 30-year employee for county* - The Recorder
5/25/2016Montgomery County honors Jeff Kaczor with peer recognition award* - The Recorder
5/25/2016Legislature sends local law for solar projects back to committee* - The Recorder
5/24/2016RELEASE: Business Development Center writes successful $284K grant for Home Helpers of Amsterdam
5/23/2016Public hearing regarding Dollar General PILOT set* - The Recorder
5/21/2016Swanger provides update on college’s ongoing projects* - The Recorder
5/19/2016Miami Ave. project update (Letter to the Editor)* - The Recorder
5/19/2016FMCC prez gives update on project* - Leader-Herald
5/19/2016County considers PILOT option for solar projects* - The Recorder
5/19/2016RELEASE: Montgomery County Honors Jeff Kaczor With Peer Recognition Award
5/13/2016DPW 2015 Annual Report is now available
5/12/2016Purchasing is requesting proposals for a Power Purchase Agreement Providing a Remote Net Metered Photovoltaic Power Production System
5/12/2016County considers move on regional land bank* - The Recorder
5/12/2016MCBDC 2015 Annual Report
5/11/2016Officials react to Mohawk as lead agency for SEQR* - The Recorder
5/6/2016Purchasing is requesting bids for Transportation for County Coordinated Children’s Services Program for 2016-2019
5/5/2016Purchasing is requesting proposals for Montgomery County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plan Update
5/3/2016SmartWatt funding approved, work to be finished by fall* - The Recorder
5/3/2016Recognition* - Leader-Herald
5/2/2016County borrows $2.5 million for energy efficiency projects* - Mohawk Valley Compass
5/2/20162016 Town Tentative Assessment Rolls are now available on the Real Property site
5/1/2016County to improve energy efficiency* - Leader-Herald
4/29/2016County sales tax up more than 6 percent* - The Recorder
4/29/2016COLUMN: Local Organizations Partnering To Combat The Opiate Addiction Crisis
4/28/2016Montgomery County sees increase in sales-tax revenue* - Leader-Herald
4/28/2016Amsterdam’s pedestrian bridge to open on Labor Day* - Daily Gazette
4/27/2016Legislators drop salary raises for current term* - The Recorder
4/27/2016County plan for raises dies* - Leader-Herald
4/21/2016County, union reach deal* - Leader-Herald
4/21/2016County, corrections bargaining unit come to terms over contract* - The Recorder
4/21/2016County given temporary ownership of former Beech-Nut property* - The Recorder
4/19/2016Fulton County: Connector in the hands of state DOT* - The Recorder
4/19/2016RELEASE: County, Teamsters Reach Agreement For Contract With Corrections Officers
4/16/2016Volunteers gear up for Earth Day* - The Recorder
4/13/2016County moves forward on records management* - The Recorder
4/13/2016Public hearing on animal cruelty law relatively quiet* - The Recorder
4/11/2016Conboy plans to retire after current term* - The Recorder
4/9/2016Miami Avenue project may be complete by fall* - The Recorder
4/9/2016Montgomery County sheriff issues awards to life savers* - Leader-Herald
4/8/2016Purchasing is requesting proposals to Undertake a Proposed Feasibility Analysis and Develop a Conceptual Plan for a Culinary Incubator in Amsterdam, NY
4/8/2016Residents prepare for emergencies* - The Recorder
4/8/2016Longtime Montgomery County DA to retire when term is up* - Daily Gazette
4/7/2016Purchasing is requesting proposals for a Phase II Environmental Assessment at the Former Beechnut Plant in Canajoharie, NY
4/7/2016ADVISORY: Miami Avenue Update
4/6/2016Sheriff’s deputies honored for saving lives* - The Recorder
4/5/2016RELEASE: Sheriff's Office Honors Deputies With Life Saving Awards

Appealing Orange* - Leader-Herald

3/31/2016Former Beech-Nut selected for Sustainable Cities Design Academy* - The Recorder
3/31/2016County-sponsored report identifies seven opportunities in Amsterdam area* - Mohawk Valley Compass
3/29/2016Canajoharie plight with former Beech-Nut plant draws national help* - Albany Times Union
3/28/2016Legislature to clarify request for proposals* - The Recorder
3/28/2016Study: County's strengths include agriculture, water* - The Recorder
3/25/2016County returns to 5-person structure* - The Recorder
3/25/2016RELEASE: Beechnut Factory Project Selected for 2016 Sustainable Cities Design Academy
3/24/2016County legislators not ready to grant solar tax breaks* - The Recorder
3/24/2016Animal abuse law OK'd* - Leader Herald
3/24/2016Animal welfare law approved* - The Recorder
3/24/2016RELEASE: Montgomery County, National Grid Team Up To Power Economic Development
3/23/2016County votes against Fonda Connector* - The Recorder
3/23/2016County rejects highway plan* - Leader-Herald
3/23/2016Legislature OKs salary policy* - Leader-Herald
3/23/2016Legislature approves salary increases for elected officials* - The Recorder
3/19/2016County to move on $3.4M for projects* - The Recorder
3/18/2016Montgomery County Eyed For Dollar General Distribution Center* - WAMC
3/18/2016County shuts down road* - Leader-Herald
3/18/2016Montgomery County looks for solar tax law exemption* - The Recorder
3/18/2016RELEASE: County Announces Closure To Portion Of Miami Avenue In Town of Amsterdam
3/17/2016Montgomery County plans to oppose Fonda Connector* - The Recorder
3/17/2016Legislators debate when to pay chamber for tourism program* - The Recorder
3/16/2016Non-bargaining policy moves to full Legislature* - The Recorder
3/16/2016County ponders $3M in projects* - Leader-Herald
3/16/2016Legislators at odds over ag position* - The Recorder
3/15/2016Legislature digests salary police idea* - Leader-Herald
3/12/2016IDA eyes county job growth in 2016 plan* - The Recorder
3/11/2016Dollar General eyes Florida site for distribution center* - The Recorder
3/11/2016Dollar General moves plans to Montgomery County* - Daily Gazette
3/11/2016Warehouse to create 550 jobs* - Leader-Herald
3/10/2016Our counties are taking a different, smarter approach to development* - The Recorder
3/10/2016Danger of brush fires high in Capital Region* - Daily Gazette
3/8/2016Officials limit open burning* - The Recorder
3/7/2016St. Mary’s awarded $586K* - The Recorder
3/7/2016Residents advised against outdoor burning in Montgomery County* - WNYT
3/6/2016RELEASE: Officials Advise County Residents To Limit Open Burning Prior To Statewide Ban
3/5/2016The county’s moving forward* - The Recorder
3/5/2016Your Best shot* - Albany Times Union
3/4/2016St. Mary's Healthcare Awarded Grant To Open Ambulatory Detox Program
3/3/2016Draft Hazard Mitigation Plan Updated
3/2/2016Connector study final draft still faces opposition* - The Recorder
3/2/2016RELEASE: Fonda-Fultonville Students Donate Monthly Can Money To Danielle's House
3/2/2016Ossenfort Schedules Visits To Towns & Villages For County Comes To Town
2/27/2016Giving local veterans all the recognition they deserve* - The Recorder
2/27/2016Montgomery County manager cites effort to boost local economy* - Daily Gazette
2/27/2016State of County: Ossenfort plans future development for county* - The Recorder
2/27/2016County eyes development of shovel-ready sites* - Leader-Herald
2/26/2016Montgomery County becomes a Purple Heart County* - The Recorder
2/26/2016Purple Heart status approved* - Leader-Herald
2/26/2016State of the County 2016 Presentation
2/25/2016Purchasing is requesting bids for Bridge Replacements South Buel Road and McEwan Road
2/25/2016Interview with Director of Emergency Management* - CBS 6 Albany
2/25/2016Otsquago Creek runs high, Emergency Management takes action* - News 10 ABC
2/25/2016Rain causes flooding in western Montgomery County* - The Recorder
2/25/2016RELEASE: Weather Causes Minor Flooding, Has County Officials Monitoring Creek Levels
2/24/2016County animal cruelty law readied for vote* - The Recorder
2/18/2016Montgomery County may add auditor* - Leader-Herald
2/17/2016Legislators debate whether to resurrect auditor position* - The Recorder
2/17/2016Legislature going back to five-person committees* - The Recorder
2/17/2016RELEASE: MCIDA Approves Financial Incentives Rama Real Properties Project in the Village of Hagaman
2/15/2016County confirms sales tax drop due to gas prices* - The Recorder
2/10/2016The District Attorney site has been completely renovated. Click here to visit the new site
2/10/2016County to seek Purple Heart designation* - The Recorder
2/10/2016Committee OKs grant agreement for study* - The Recorder
2/10/2016Gas Price Affecting Sales Tax
2/9/2016Column: Our Local Veterans Deserve All Of The Recognition They Receive And More
2/8/2016Officials express concern wage hike will hurt business* - The Recorder
2/6/2016Ossenfort discusses next plans for former Beech-Nut property* - The Recorder
2/3/2016Purchasing is requesting bids for Public Works Materials
1/30/2016Officials look to share services, consolidate resources* - The Recorder
1/29/2016Officials discuss ideas for sharing of services* - Leader-Herald
1/29/2016County, City & Town Officials Discuss Development, Shared Service Initiatives
1/28/2016County suffers largest sales tax decline in the state* - The Recorder
1/27/2016County receives $64K for snowmobile trails* - The Recorder
1/27/2016Legislators table animal welfare law* - The Recorder
1/27/2016State agency funds snowmobile trails* - Times Telegram
1/27/2016Local counties’ sales-tax numbers for 2015 mirror statewide split* - Daily Gazette
1/26/2016Montgomery County planners to help towns, villages create solar farm zoning* - The Recorder
1/22/2016RELEASE: Snowmobile Trail Funding Awarded
1/21/2016Officials tour former Beech-Nut facility in Canajoharie* - Leader-Herald
1/21/2016Health Department releases water, food safety tips for power outages* - WKTV News Channel 2
1/21/2016Sales tax figures in the county decreased in '15* - The Recorder
1/20/2016A sign of gratitude: WWII veteran honored with 7 medals by Gibson, Ossenfort* - The Recorder
1/20/2016Officials tour former Beech-Nut site, look to future* - Daily Gazette
1/19/2016Canajoharie, Montgomery County Look to Future of Former Beech-Nut Site* - TWC News
1/19/2016Congressman Gibson tours decaying former Beech-Nut plant* - Times Union
1/19/2016Amsterdam man honored for World War II service* - Daily Gazette
1/19/2016NY congressman presents several medals to local WWII vet* - News 10 ABC
1/19/2016Payment for sewer district member is being questioned* - The Recorder
1/18/2016Legislature takes fresh look at its animal laws* - The Recorder
1/18/2016County weighs options for electronic system at jail* - The Recorder
1/16/2016Montgomery County selected to receive $30k state grant* - Leader-Herald
1/15/2016Montgomery County executive seeks Smart Climate tag* - Daily Gazette
1/15/2016Local piece of history has a new home* - CBS-6 Albany
1/15/2016Historic trolley back home in Amsterdam* - The Recorder
1/15/2016Amsterdam, Montgomery County leaders react to Cuomo’s agenda* - The Recorder
1/14/2016OFA budget increase will enable them to feed more seniors* - The Recorder
1/13/2016County wants lead agency status for SEQR* - The Recorder
1/13/2016Increased funding will help Montgomery Co. seniors* - Times Telegram
1/12/2016County seeks bids for solar system* - The Recorder
1/12/2016Increased Funding Allows Office For Aging To Take Seniors Off Meals Waiting List
1/11/2016The Montgomery County Planning Board Invites You to Attend a Workshop on Zoning for Solar Facilities
1/8/2016Purchasing is soliciting for a Power Purchase Agreement Providing a Remote Net Metered Photovoltaic Power Production System
1/7/2016Officials discuss governor’s order on homeless* - The Recorder
1/7/2016Montgomery County officials say there’s adequate space at shelter* - Daily Gazette
1/6/2016Counties respond to governor’s executive order* - Times Telegram
1/5/2016Boiler break forces county employees out of their offices* - The Recorder
1/5/20162016 County Tax Rolls and 2016 Tentative Assessment Roll for City of Amsterdam are now available on the Real Property Site
1/5/2016Former DPW chief tapped as Montgomery County Legislature chairman* - Daily Gazette
1/5/2016Bieniek named chair* - Leader-Herald
1/4/2016Updated Elected Officials (PDF) are now available on the BOE site
1/4/20162016 Town and County Tax rates are now available on the Real Property site
1/2/2016County legislators debate whether to change committee structure again* - The Recorder
1/1/2016Ossenfort looks to 2016 to implement projects* - The Recorder
1/1/2016Ossenfort looks to 2016 to implement projects - The Recorder
1/1/2016County explores foreclosure of former Beech-Nut property* - The Recorder
12/31/2015County receives $147K for dispatch* - The Recorder
12/28/2015County prepares for snowstorm* - The Recorder
12/28/2015Montgomery County Public Health urges residents to get flu vaccination* - The Recorder
12/26/2015Looking back at '15 – Ossenfort talks how county has moved forward* - The Recorder
12/23/2015Letter found in Fonda has ties to Boston Tea Party* - WTEN
12/22/2015Tourism grants available* - Leader-Herald
12/22/2015Montgomery County Public Health Urges Residents To Get Flu Vaccination
12/17/2015Local agencies collect toys for little angels* - The Recorder
12/17/2015Montgomery County Business Development Center announces release of 2016 Local Tourism Grant Program
12/16/2015Historian bags Boston Tea Party link* - Times Union
12/16/2015Newly discovered letter connects Montgomery Co. to Boston Tea Party* - Times Telegram
12/16/2015Historic Reference* - Leader-Herald
12/15/20151774 Letter written by Jane Fonda ancestor found in New York* - Associated Press
12/15/2015Letter Referencing Boston Tea Party Discovered In County Archives
12/11/2015Mohawk Valley awarded $100M* - The Recorder
12/11/2015Missing Out On Big Prize, Mohawk Valley Takes Homes $100 Million* - WAMC
12/11/2015Area gets millions for projects* - Leader-Herald
12/10/2015Mohawk Valley gets $100.3M but 'disappointed'* - Daily Gazette
12/10/2015County seeks to revise animal welfare, cruelty prevention laws* - The Recorder
12/10/2015Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council Awarded $100.3 Million
12/9/2015Montgomery County Approves Revenue Sharing Agreement With Fulton County
12/8/2015County approves plan* - Leader-Herald
12/3/2015Grant to fund study of South Side as a culinary incubator* - The Recorder
12/1/2015Amsterdam hopes to spur growth in restaurateurs* - Daily Gazette
11/25/2015Notice of Public Hearing - December 28, 2015
11/21/2015First responders honored for service, leadership* - The Recorder
11/19/2015Official 2015 General Election Results, Write-In Results, and Official Turnout
11/17/2015DSRIP Public Forum for Healthcare Transformation this Wednesday
11/15/2015Officials look into animal abuse laws* - Leader-Herald
11/13/2015Snowmobile Training Held In Florida; STOP-DWI Partners With Ride Clean NY
11/12/20152016 Adopted Budget is now available online
11/11/2015County amends revenue sharing proposal* - The Recorder
11/11/2015Legislature considers changes to committees* - The Recorder
11/9/2015County shows new minibus* - Leader-Herald
11/6/2015County Unveils New Handicapped-Accessible Veterans Mini-Bus
11/3/2015Unofficial 2015 General Election Results
10/30/2015Purchasing is requesting qualifications for Architectural/Engineering Services
10/28/2015County receives preservation grant* - The Recorder
10/28/2015County to keep tourism program with the chamber* - The Recorder
10/28/2015County OKs chamber for tourism* - Leader-Herald
10/28/2015Preservation League Announces Preserve New York Grants - Montgomery County Receives Funding
10/27/2015Montgomery Co. receives $10,000 grant for rural resources survey* - Times Telegram
10/27/2015Grant supports historic site survey* - Leader-Herald
10/26/2015County may sell Fort Plain property for $3K* - Leader-Herald
10/24/2015Montgomery County Public Health urges Halloween safety* - Leader-Herald
10/24/2015Lead Poisoning Prevention week starts Sunday* - Leader-Herald
10/24/2015County to create solar farm regulations* - The Recorder
10/22/2015MV500 team makes pitch* - The Recorder
10/22/2015Legislators to select new auction company* - The Recorder
10/21/2015Mohawk Valley group seeks state STEM funding* - Daily Gazette
10/16/2015Ground officially broken on the multi-million dollar expansion of county public safety facility* - The Recorder
10/16/2015County’s public safety project under way* - Leader-Herald
10/16/2015Montgomery County breaks ground on public safety expansion* - Daily Gazette
10/16/2015Cuomo creates working group to carry out Capital for a Day agenda* - Times Telegram
10/16/2015County Breaks Ground On Expansion At Public Safety Facility In Fultonville
10/15/2015Montgomery County Public Safety Building Groundbreaking Held* - TWC News
10/15/2015County supports review effort* - The Leader-Herald
10/14/2015Montgomery County board joins call for gas plant oversight* - Daily Gazette
10/14/2015Committees may get an overhaul* - The Recorder
10/14/20152015 General Election Sample Ballots are now available on the BOE site
10/14/2015Tourism switch County legislators want to see details* - The Recorder
10/13/2015Montgomery County Emergency Management Office moving* - Times Union
10/13/2015Legislature sets special meeting on project* - The Leader-Herald
10/8/2015Montgomery County budget plan tweaked* - Daily Gazette
10/7/2015County OKs budget hikes; taps fund balance* - The Recorder
10/7/2015County officials OK 2016 budget* - The Leader-Herald
10/6/2015County to vote on budget changes tonight* - The Recorder
10/6/2015Fresh Brand* - The Leader-Herald
10/6/2015Montgomery County Honors First Peer Recognition Award Winner
10/4/2015Montgomery County eyes more funds for Cornell Cooperative Extension* - Daily Gazette
9/30/2015Legislature OKs revenue-sharing deal* - The Leader-Herald
9/30/2015Legislators OK revenue sharing agreement* - The Recorder
9/30/2015County to offer opinion on connector* - The Recorder
9/30/2015County Uses "Jeans Day" Event To Raise Money For One Of Its Own
9/29/2015Dozens turn out, gear up* - The Recorder
9/25/2015County may hike agency funding* - The Leader-Herald
9/24/2015Official 2015 Primary Election Results and Write-In Results are now available on the BOE site
9/24/2015Tourism Department Unveils Updated Tourism Website
9/21/2015County seeks to recoup $450G* - The Recorder
9/21/2015Help wanted: Commissioners want more staff in budget* - The Recorder
9/21/2015Legislature gets update on practices* - The Leader-Herald
9/17/2015Senator Amedore And Montgomery County Executive Ossenfort To Host Disaster Preparedness Training
9/11/2015Montgomery County budget proposal cuts spending, raises taxes* – Daily Gazette
9/10/2015Unofficial 2015 Primary Election Results
9/9/2015Ossenfort unveils budget totaling $108.6 million* - The Recorder
9/9/2015Budget calls for cut in spending* - The Leader-Herald
9/8/20152015-2016 School Tax Rates are now available on the Real Property Site
9/3/2015Reserves tapped for expansion project* - The Recorder
9/2/2015Montgomery County Shines Light on National Preparedness Month
8/27/2015Fulton Montgomery Quilt Barn Trail Seeking More Community Members
8/25/2015County Executive Ossenfort takes part in Governor's Capital for a Day in the Mohawk Valley
8/24/2015NY Rising aid Flood-prone Fort Plain is getting $2M* - The Recorder
8/24/2015Free Narcan training offered in Canajoharie* - WNYT
8/22/2015New rest stop will open this fall* - The Recorder
8/22/2015Fort Plain gets $2M for flood work* - Daily Gazette
8/17/2015County opens DSS satellite office in Amsterdam* - The Recorder
8/17/2015Mohawk Valley leaders take on a challenging task* - The Recorder
8/17/2015Local officials eye getting region $500M* - The Leader-Herald
8/17/2015Mohawk Valley Leaders Gather Input For Economic Development Bid* - WAMC
8/17/2015Mohawk Valley leaders weigh method of landing $500M in state funds* - Daily Gazette

With Possible Routes Now Determined, Connector Project Not Feasible

8/11/2015Primary Election 2015 - List of Candidates and Sample Ballots are available on the BOE site
8/11/2015Social Services holds open house to officially open new satellite office
8/11/2015Senator Amedore, Congressman Gibson, and County Executive Matt Ossenfort to host community narcan training
8/10/2015Movie in the Park - August 28th
8/6/2015Montgomery County Mitigation Plan Update
8/6/2015Purchasing is soliciting for County Office Building, 64 Broadway, Fonda, NY, Facility Assessment Plan
8/5/2015MV500 roundtable seeks voices* - The Recorder
8/4/2015County officials tour industrial parks, discuss future development* - Mohawk Valley Compass
8/4/2015August 13 - Interactive Roundtable on MV500 at FMCC
8/3/2015BOE sponsors opportunity to educate residents on ballots & new technology - Aug 26th
7/28/2015CSX Safety Train Scheduled for Training this week in Fonda

Upgrading infrastructure should be a priority for N.Y.*

7/22/2015Purchasing is soliciting for Professional Auctioneer for Marketing and Conducting of Public Auction to assist Montgomery County
7/21/2015Purchasing is soliciting for RFP for Montgomery County Transportation Services
7/21/2015City of Amsterdam 2015 tax rates now available on the Real Property Site
7/12/2015Along the Waterfront* - The Leader-Herald
7/10/2015Petitions filed for the 2015 election
7/10/2015Purchasing is requesting bids for Montgomery County Public Safety Facility Addition
7/1/20152015 Town Final Assessment Rolls are now available on the Real Property Site
6/26/2015Youth Day 2015 - July 14th
6/24/2015Hazardous Household Waste Collection Day Brings in Big Haul
6/23/2015Information about the new "Sparkler Law" adopted by Montgomery County
6/22/2015County Local Government Efficiency Plan
6/9/2015Hazardous Household Waste Collection Day Scheduled for June 20 in Fonda
6/4/2015Five Montgomery County Corrections Employees Honored For Saving Life
6/1/2015Purchasing is soliciting for RFP for Montgomery County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plan Update
6/1/2015Social Services Satellite Office Opens Doors in Amsterdam on June 8
5/22/2015County Executive and Legislature Announce Local Tourism Grant Award Winners
5/21/2015Montgomery County Research Report

Montgomery County Survey is now available

5/13/2015Emergency Drill planned at Montgomery County Complex on Broadway - May 16
5/4/20152015 Town Tentative Assessment Rolls are now available on the Real Property Site
4/29/2015Purchasing is soliciting for RFP for Certified Public Accountant Services
4/25/2015County Executive Ossenfort Appointed to State Workforce Investment Board
4/23/2015Purchasing is soliciting for RFP for Use of Tower Space
4/23/2015Resource Recovery Position Saving Montgomery County Taxpayers
4/15/2015Montgomery County Schedules Youth Serving Veterans Spring Cleanup Day - April 25
4/2/2015Statement from Montgomery County Executive Matthew L. Ossenfort Regarding the NYS Budget
3/31/2015New link in Tourism/Activities: Visit the Town of Florida Veterans Memorial Park*
3/25/2015Purchasing is requesting bids for a Toy Hauler Trailer
3/19/2015Purchasing is requesting bids for a new Adult Passenger Bus for Veterans Service Agency
3/16/2015County Assembles Impressive Team to Amplify Economic Development Efforts
3/9/2015State of the County 2015 PDF Presentation
2/27/2015Amsterdam Printing Announces Plans to Invest, Remain in Montgomery County
2/25/2015Stop DWI announces Holiday Free Cab Ride Home Program
2/5/2015Purchasing is soliciting for RFP for Construction Management Services for Public Safety Facility addition Emergency Services, Probation, Public Defender
2/5/2015Purchasing is requesting bids for Public Works Materials
1/7/2015City of Amsterdam 2015 Tentative Assessment Roll, County Tax Rolls, and Town and County Tax Rates are now available on the Real Property Site
1/5/2015Tax Bill Letter from Executive - Mandate Relief
12/19/2014Executive Urges Governor to Sign Child-Resistant Packaging Legislation
12/16/2014Montgomery County raises money during “No Shave November"
12/10/2014Public Hearing for Animal Cruelty Law December 17th
11/20/2014Purchasing is soliciting for RFP for Management, Operation and Maintenance of Public Transportation
11/12/2014County Executive Schedules First Responders Appreciation Dinner
11/3/2014Brand and Logtown Road Bridges Open
10/31/2014Montgomery County Health Insurance Trust Proposed Dissolution Plan
10/22/2014Montgomery County Board of Elections Readies for November 4th
10/10/20142014 Primary Election Results (official) PDF
10/8/2014Montgomery County Executive, Legislature Reach Budget Agreement
10/3/2014Purchasing is soliciting for RFP for ATM Machine to be located in Social Services
10/2/2014Montgomery County Unveils Emergency Preparedness Package
9/30/2014County Legislator Alex Kuchis Stepping Down From District 9 Post
9/22/2014Purchasing is soliciting for Old Courthouse Shingle Roof Replacement
9/17/2014County Executive Ossenfort Announces Montgomery County Credit An A+
9/11/2014Mohawk River Watershed Consortium (MRWC) hosting three community forums
9/9/20142014 Primary Election Results (unofficial)
9/9/20142014-2015 School Tax Rates are now available on the Real Property Site
9/2/2014Vaccine Protection from Start to the Future* - video on Youtube
8/22/2014Montgomery County NY Rising Final Plan
8/18/2014Sanitary District No. 1 is soliciting bids for Otsquago Creek Siphon Repair
8/5/2014Clerk of the Legislature completes training at Cornell Municipal Clerks Institute
7/29/2014Purchasing is soliciting for RFP #7-14 Professional Auditing Services
7/16/2014DEC, FEMA plan public Open House in Fonda on July 22nd to discuss new flood maps
7/8/20142014 Final Assessment Rolls are available on the Real Property Site

Purchasing is soliciting for RFP #6-14 for Health Insurance Brokerage Services

6/18/2014Emergency Press Release: Executive lifts State of Emergency for Montgomery County
6/6/2014Press Release: Extra effort from Sheriff's Office bringing in additional revenue
6/5/2014Legislator Weitz to represent Montgomery County at State level as Vice Chair on NYSAC Committee
6/3/2014Montgomery County NY Rising Reconstruction Plan Survey*
6/2/20142013-2014 Village Tax Rates are now available on the Real Property Site
5/30/2014Montgomery County NY Rising Planning Meeting June 5
5/22/2014County Maximizing State and Federal Health Care Reimbursements
5/13/2014Montgomery County NY Rising Planning Committee to Host Public Engagement Meeting
5/12/2014History & Archives to host discussion on Klingaman's book "Abraham Lincoln and the Road to Emancipation"
5/2/20142014 Tentative Assessment Rolls are on the Real Property Site
5/2/2014County, State officials discuss shared services initiative
4/30/2014Montgomery County Solid Waste has a new website
4/28/2014RFP #5-14 for Insurance Brokerage Services
4/11/2014Executive Order #3 of 2014 - Banning Electronic Cigarettes in County Buildings
3/21/20142014 City Final Assessment Roll is now available on the Real Property Site
3/21/2014Executive Mobile Office Hours - March 27, St Johnsville
3/20/2014Community Engagement Meeting - March 26 2014, Fort Plain
3/18/2014State of the County video now available on Youtube*
3/13/2014Bid #02-14: Two Bridge Replacements
3/12/2014Executive Order #2 of 2014 - Emergency Management
3/11/2014News Release: Seeking "Guardians of the Ballot" for Election Day
3/7/2014RFP 02-14 Uniform Services for The Department of Public Works
3/6/2014Executive Order #1 of 2014 - Creating Animal Welfare Investigation & Cruelty Prevention Commission
3/4/2014News Release - Youth Serving Veterans Spring Cleanup Day
2/24/2014RFP #4-14 Engineering Consultants to Conduct a MCSD No. 1 and Village of Canajoharie Regional Sewer Study
2/14/2014County Website Scheduled down-time
2/11/2014Notice is hereby given that the Montgomery County Sanitary District No. 1 is requesting proposals for a FEMA and NYS Recovery Assistance Consultant.
2/10/2014Montgomery County is requesting proposals for professional services to i) operate and maintain two solid waste transfer stations and/or ii) provide transportation services for Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) and Construction and Demolition Debris
2/7/2014Executive Address to Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce - 2/28/2014
2/4/2014Solid Waste Inter-Municipal Agreement
1/23/2014History & Archives Honors Black History Month
1/22/20142014 Tax Rolls and Tax Rates are now available on the Real Property Site
1/13/2014The Counties of Schoharie, Otsego and Montgomery seek proposals for the management of three closed landfills historically used by the Counties.
12/3/20132013 Official General Election results are now available on the BOE site
11/14/2013Montgomery County Receives State Archives Award
11/8/2013Community Health Assessment and Community Health Improvement Plan 2014-2017 is available on the Public Health Website
11/5/20132013 General Election Results - Unofficial
10/8/2013City of Amsterdam 2013 Tax Rates are on the Real Property Site
9/20/2013Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Underway
9/11/2013OFA - Meet the Candidates October 9th
9/10/2013Purchasing is requesting bids Precast Concrete Drainage Structures
9/10/2013Unofficial Primary Election Results
9/5/20132013 Primary Election Candidates are now available on the BOE Site
9/5/20132013-2014 School Tax Rates are now available on the Real Property Site
8/28/2013Basic STAR information: STAR Fact Sheet and Mailing Schedule
8/27/2013Sample Ballots for September 2013 Primary Election are available on the BOE website
8/21/2013Congressman Chris Gibson - Seniors Resource Fair
7/26/2013Mohawk Valley Sustainability Plan (PDF)
7/26/2013Walking Tour - "African American Life and the Abolitionist Movement in Canajoharie"
7/9/2013Legislative District Maps are now available on the BOE website
7/3/20132013 Town Final Assessment Rolls are now available on the Real Property Site
7/2/2013Vets, Active & Reserve Military eat for free at TA Travel Centers on July 4th *
7/1/2013Fort Plain Flood: Red Cross Shelter, Filing Assistance, Volunteer and Donation Information
7/1/2013Fort Plain Flood - Police Department Update
6/29/2013Fort Plain Flood - volunteers and donation information
6/24/20132012 Social Services Annual Report (PDF) is now available on the Social Services site
6/17/2013Health Benefit Exchange Insurance Information (PDF) is now available on the Public Health Site
6/4/2013Chicken BBQ on June 14th to benefit Montgomery County OFA
5/31/2013Legislative and Election District Maps are now available on the BOE site
5/15/2013Shared Road Study (PDF) is now available
5/14/2013Health Care Reform Summary of Benefits & Coverage - now available on the Personnel site.
5/14/2013Purchasing is requesting bids for Food Service and Cleaning Supplies & Transportation of Children
5/3/20132013 Town Tentative Assessment Rolls are now available on the Real Property website
4/29/2013Campaign Finance Seminar
4/25/2013Purchasing is requesting bids for Food Service and Cleaning Supplies
4/24/2013BOE now has a Facebook Page!
4/15/2013DPW's 2012 Annual Report is now on the Public Works website
4/8/2013History & Archives now has a Catalog Search Online!
2/28/2013BOS Meetings added to Youtube*
2/27/2013The History & Archives site has several updates, including a new surname listing
2/21/20132013 Rabies Clinic Schedule is now available on the Public Health website
2/15/2013NYS Firearms License Request for Public Records Exemption is now available on the County Clerk site
2/14/2013Revised Legislative District Maps are now available on the Charter site (updated 2/14/13)
2/8/2013Due to the inclement weather, Montgomery County Personnel Officer Richard Baia has postponed the civil service examinations scheduled for 2/9/13 and rescheduled them for 2/16/13. Candidate instructions, other than the date, remain the same. For questions, please call 518.853.8214.
1/28/20132013 Montgomery County Local Tourism Grant Program
1/25/2013New Purchasing RFP - Consulting Services to assist with the updating of the Montgomery County Multi Jurisdictional All Hazard Mitigation Plan and Bid - Public Works Materials
1/23/2013Tax Bills Online
1/15/20132013 Real Property Tax Rolls and Tax Rates
1/3/20132013 City of Amsterdam Tentative Assessment Roll
1/2/2013History & Archives Radio Show - available on demand
1/2/2013History & Archives announces Book Discussions focusing on slavery
12/21/2012Purchasing is requesting proposals for Solid Waste Managment Plan
12/20/2012General Election Results - Official
10/30/2012State of Emergency Rescinded
10/30/2012Travel Advisory Lifted
10/29/2012Local State of Emergency Declaration
10/29/2012Montgomery County Travel Advisory
10/29/2012Montgomery Area Xpress Announces Route Cancellation
10/2/2012Historic Exploration for the 21st Century

Charter Commission Website - updated 9/26 with adopted charter

9/19/20122012-2013 School Tax Rates are available on the Real Property Site
9/13/2012September 13, 2012 Unofficial Primary Election Results
8/18/20128/14/2012 Public Hearing on the Charter Commission is now available on YouTube *
8/8/2012Historical Society Civil War events
7/25/2012The Charter Commission Website has been updated
7/23/2012Public Works will be Roundup
7/20/20122012-2013 Village Tax Rates are available on the Real Property Site
7/19/2012Information on Return the Favor - Veteran Discount Program
7/13/2012Burn-Ban in Montgomery County through July 31st.
7/3/2012New Purchasing RFP: Comprehensive Property, Liability and Flood Insurance
6/29/2012The Social Services Department now has a website!
6/29/20122012 Town Final Rolls are on the Real Property Site
6/26/20122012 Federal Primary Election Results, Unofficial
5/23/2012Purchasing is requesting bids for Two Compact Cars.
5/16/2012Purchasing is requesting bids for Standby Generator and Transfer Switch

Tentative Assessment Rolls are on the Real Property Site


Walk for Life Trail Maps are now available on the Public Health Site.

4/27/2012The Official Montgomery County website has been completely redesigned!
4/26/2012The Charter Commission has a new webpage

Purchasing is requesting proposals for Employee Health Care Benefits Consultant

4/25/20122012 Primary Election Results, unofficial
4/24/2012Help enact mandate relief today. Contact your State lawmakers. Ask them to support meaningful mandate relief this year. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3. Visit*
4/23/2012The Pistol Permit Application is available on the Civil Office Site
4/20/2012Visit Montgomery County's Facebook Pages
3/30/2012Village of Palatine has a new website!
3/28/2012Real Property Sales Information is available online
9/13/2011Free tetanus vaccination available Sept. 15, 2011
9/6/2011Food and Water Safety information
9/6/2011Important Carbon Monoxide Safety information
9/6/2011How to Clean up After a Flood
9/2/2011Free tetanus vaccination available Sept. 8, 2011
3/18/2011History and Archives: Underground Railroad Project, Saturday, April 2nd, 2011
2/8/2011Colonial Life Outreach Kit available from History and Archives
7/30/2010New York DMV-approved Point and Insurance Reduction Program
6/25/2010Stop-DWI night with the Mohawks
7/29/2009Free Discount Drug Cards Effective August 1, 2009
6/2/2009Comprehensive Plan Public Meeting
4/8/2009Formation of Complete Count Committee for 2010 Census
12/9/2008County Disaster Mitigation Plan is now available for public review
12/2/2008Holiday Gift Ideas from the Department of History and Archives
4/24/2008Planning Board Training
10/22/2007History and Archives Open House
9/14/2007Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day
6/27/2007Annual Golf Tournament
4/2/2007Safety Day
10/2/2006Montgomery County Disaster Relief Grant Program

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