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6/20/2018Montgomery County Unemployment Rate At Its Lowest In More Than A Decade
5/30/2018"Researching your Mohawk Valley Ancestors" presentation and limited History & Archive hours June 8th
5/24/2018Second Annual Students & Educators Made of Something Stronger Breakfast Successful
5/22/2018Montgomery County Courthouse Staff Recognized
5/18/2018Youth Day 2018 will be held July 11, 2018
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
5/2/2018Minden History Fair - June 2nd
4/27/2018Public Health Holds First Annual Senior Meet and Greet
4/25/2018Public Health Department Recognized By County Legislators
4/24/2018County Issues Exit 29 Request For Qualifications
4/17/2018RELEASE: County Employees Donate To The Office For Aging Food Pantry
4/5/2018RELEASE: Skeo Solutions Inc. Releases Community Redevelopment Vision
4/2/2018Community Redevelopment Vision Report for Exit 29 Project
3/27/2018RELEASE: Montgomery County Business Development Center Recognized
3/27/2018RELEASE: Two County Employees Receive Prestigious Honors
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
2/5/2018Montgomery County has a new website!
2/5/2018RELEASE: County sees 5.9 percent sales tax increase in 2017
1/24/2018RELEASE: County Executive Gives Testimony on County-Wide Shared Services Plan
1/4/2018Focus on Business: Lee’s Shops at Wagner Square in Canajoharie
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
11/16/2017RELEASE: EPA, NYS and Montgomery County Work Together To Remove Asbestos At Beech-Nut Nutrition Corp. Superfund Site in Canajoharie
11/14/2017RELEASE: Executive Applauds Agreement That Begins Clean-Up Work At Exit 29 Site
10/5/2017Soil & Water Conservation District Hosting Tire Recycling Event on October 28
9/27/2017RELEASE: County Urges Residents To Stay Alert Due To Discovery Of Skimming Devices
9/25/2017RELEASE: Montgomery County Becomes First Energize NY Member In The Mohawk Valley
9/25/2017Executive Budget 2018
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
8/8/2017RELEASE: County’s Job Readiness Pilot Program Concludes With Strong Results
7/21/2017Update for Air Monitoring and Asbestos RFP's
6/15/2017Montgomery County Youth Day 2017 Scheduled for July 11 in Fonda
5/19/2017RELEASE: County Hosts First Students & Educators Made Of Something Stronger Breakfast
5/12/2017RELEASE: County Announces Sara Boerenko To Serve As Public Health Director
4/24/2017NYS Announces $750,000 Grant For Assisted Living Apartments in Amsterdam
4/17/2017RELEASE: County Announces Steve Kuck As Emergency Medical Services Coordinator
4/13/2017RELEASE: County Law Enforcement Saves Life Using Opioid Overdose Training
3/30/2017RELEASE: County Offices Teaming Up For Zero Tolerance Stance Against Welfare Abuse
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
2/14/2017RELEASE: 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
2/8/2017RELEASE: County Awarded National Grid Grant For Redevelopment Project In Canajoharie
1/18/2017New York State Department of State Training for Local Officials at FMCC on Feb. 8
1/10/2017Youth Bureau Seeking Applications To Award Funding For Youth Programming Throughout County
1/5/2017Release: County, City Enter Into Agreement To Strengthen Countywide Hazmat Response
12/8/2016Release: Montgomery County’s Priority Economic Development Projects Receive Funding
12/1/2016RELEASE: 3rd Annual First Responders Appreciation Dinner A Success
10/31/2016RELEASE: Governor Cuomo Announces Taste NY Store at Lock E-13 Living History Rest Area to Remain Open for Holiday Travelers
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
10/7/2016RELEASE: MCBDC Approves Loan For Flooring Authority Acquisition Of Building In Edson Street Industrial Park
10/6/2016RELEASE: MCBDC Approves Loan For TES Corporation and New Process Cleaners Acquisition Of Building In City Of Amsterdam
10/5/2016RELEASE: MCDBC Approves Loan To NY Bake Factory For Acquisition Of Former Beech-Nut Cereal Plant in Fort Plain
9/6/2016Executive Budget 2017
9/6/2016Release: Governor Cuomo Announces Federal Funding for Hazard Mitigation Project in the City of Amsterdam
9/2/2016RELEASE: County Executive Ossenfort Submits Executive Budget to Legislature
8/31/2016RELEASE: Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of $17.5 Million Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook in Amsterdam
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
8/3/2016RELEASE: Fort Plain Museum Holds Annual Commemoration of Canajohary Raid
7/20/2016RELEASE: Montgomery County To Repave, Resurface Its Portion Of Canalway Trail
7/18/2016RELEASE: County Announces 2016 Local Tourism Grant Award Winners
7/14/2016RELEASE: Governor’s Office Of Storm Recovery Announces Design Approval To Upgrade Flood Drainage In Town of Amsterdam
7/11/2016RELEASE: Governor Cuomo Announces The Opening Of The New Lock E-13 Living History Rest Area In The Mohawk Valley
7/8/2016RELEASE: Montgomery County 2016 Youth Day Scheduled For July 12 In Fonda
6/30/2016RELEASE: County Donation Goes To Support Cranesville Fire Prevention Program
6/22/2016Public Informational Meeting for Hickory Hill Rd. project scheduled for June 29
6/17/2016Free Solar Farm Meeting in Fonda Hosted By Soil & Water on June 28
6/10/2016Montgomery County Waterways Photography Competition
6/6/2016RELEASE: New Homeowners In County Could Be Affected By Changes To STAR Program
5/27/2016RELEASE: County Officials Present Jeans Day Donations To MCSPCA & Ayers Shelter
5/24/2016RELEASE: Business Development Center writes successful $284K grant for Home Helpers of Amsterdam
5/19/2016RELEASE: Montgomery County Honors Jeff Kaczor With Peer Recognition Award
5/12/2016MCBDC 2015 Annual Report
4/29/2016COLUMN: Local Organizations Partnering To Combat The Opiate Addiction Crisis
4/19/2016RELEASE: County, Teamsters Reach Agreement For Contract With Corrections Officers
4/7/2016ADVISORY: Miami Avenue Update
4/5/2016RELEASE: Sheriff's Office Honors Deputies With Life Saving Awards
3/25/2016RELEASE: Beechnut Factory Project Selected for 2016 Sustainable Cities Design Academy
3/24/2016RELEASE: Montgomery County, National Grid Team Up To Power Economic Development
3/18/2016RELEASE: County Announces Closure To Portion Of Miami Avenue In Town of Amsterdam
3/6/2016RELEASE: Officials Advise County Residents To Limit Open Burning Prior To Statewide Ban
3/4/2016St. Mary's Healthcare Awarded Grant To Open Ambulatory Detox Program
3/3/2016Draft Hazard Mitigation Plan Updated
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
2/26/2016State of the County 2016 Presentation
2/25/2016RELEASE: Weather Causes Minor Flooding, Has County Officials Monitoring Creek Levels
2/17/2016RELEASE: MCIDA Approves Financial Incentives Rama Real Properties Project in the Village of Hagaman
2/10/2016Gas Price Affecting Sales Tax
2/9/2016Column: Our Local Veterans Deserve All Of The Recognition They Receive And More
1/29/2016County, City & Town Officials Discuss Development, Shared Service Initiatives
1/22/2016RELEASE: Snowmobile Trail Funding Awarded
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
12/22/2015Montgomery County Public Health Urges Residents To Get Flu Vaccination
12/17/2015Montgomery County Business Development Center announces release of 2016 Local Tourism Grant Program
12/15/2015Letter Referencing Boston Tea Party Discovered In County Archives
12/10/2015Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council Awarded $100.3 Million
12/9/2015Montgomery County Approves Revenue Sharing Agreement With Fulton County
11/13/2015Snowmobile Training Held In Florida; STOP-DWI Partners With Ride Clean NY
11/6/2015County Unveils New Handicapped-Accessible Veterans Mini-Bus
10/28/2015Preservation League Announces Preserve New York Grants - Montgomery County Receives Funding
10/16/2015County Breaks Ground On Expansion At Public Safety Facility In Fultonville
10/6/2015Montgomery County Honors First Peer Recognition Award Winner
9/30/2015County Uses "Jeans Day" Event To Raise Money For One Of Its Own
9/24/2015Tourism Department Unveils Updated Tourism Website
9/17/2015Senator Amedore And Montgomery County Executive Ossenfort To Host Disaster Preparedness Training
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
8/11/2015Social 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
8/4/2015August 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
6/24/2015Hazardous Household Waste Collection Day Brings in Big Haul
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
6/1/2015Social 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
5/13/2015Emergency Drill planned at Montgomery County Complex on Broadway - May 16
4/25/2015County Executive Ossenfort Appointed to State Workforce Investment Board
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
3/16/2015County Assembles Impressive Team to Amplify Economic Development Efforts
2/27/2015Amsterdam Printing Announces Plans to Invest, Remain in Montgomery County
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
11/12/2014County 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
10/8/2014Montgomery County Executive, Legislature Reach Budget Agreement
10/2/2014Montgomery County Unveils Emergency Preparedness Package
9/30/2014County Legislator Alex Kuchis Stepping Down From District 9 Post
9/17/2014County Executive Ossenfort Announces Montgomery County Credit An A+
9/11/2014Mohawk River Watershed Consortium (MRWC) hosting three community forums
8/22/2014Montgomery County NY Rising Final Plan
8/5/2014Clerk of the Legislature completes training at Cornell Municipal Clerks Institute
7/16/2014DEC, FEMA plan public Open House in Fonda on July 22nd to discuss new flood maps
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
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"
5/2/2014County, State officials discuss shared services initiative
4/11/2014Executive Order #3 of 2014 - Banning Electronic Cigarettes in County Buildings
3/21/2014Executive Mobile Office Hours - March 27, St Johnsville
3/20/2014Community Engagement Meeting - March 26 2014, Fort Plain
3/12/2014Executive Order #2 of 2014 - Emergency Management
3/11/2014News Release: Seeking "Guardians of the Ballot" for Election Day
3/6/2014Executive Order #1 of 2014 - Creating Animal Welfare Investigation & Cruelty Prevention Commission
3/4/2014News Release - Youth Serving Veterans Spring Cleanup Day
2/14/2014County Website Scheduled down-time
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
11/14/2013Montgomery County Receives State Archives Award
9/11/2013OFA - Meet the Candidates October 9th
8/21/2013Congressman Chris Gibson - Seniors Resource Fair
7/26/2013Walking Tour - "African American Life and the Abolitionist Movement in Canajoharie"
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
4/29/2013Campaign Finance Seminar
1/28/20132013 Montgomery County Local Tourism Grant Program
1/2/2013History & Archives announces Book Discussions focusing on slavery
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
8/8/2012Historical Society Civil War events
7/13/2012Burn-Ban in Montgomery County through July 31st.
4/27/2012The Official Montgomery County website has been completely redesigned!
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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