News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism
Join Cattaraugus County Economic Development, Planning and Tourism in a special speaker discussion with light refreshments on October 19th, 2017 at 7pm in the Legislative Chambers. Special guest speaker, Dan Klaes, owner of the Haunted Hinsdale House and The Hinsdale Restoration Project founder, will be giving a talk on how to make your location, filled with folklore, marketable and into a business that invites visitors in to investigate the legends, the strange happenings and the world of the unexplainable.
Do you have a great place to eat, stay or do activities in Cattaraugus County that you'd like to promote? The Cattaraugus County Activities Guide is a year round resource for travelers, visitors and residents on things to do in Cattaraugus County. It includes events and lodging listings as well as editorial and advertising highlights.
With funding made available by the Appalachian Regional Commission, Cattaraugus County is currently accepting proposals for Community Visioning Consultant that will develop and complete three area wide community assessments (four areas that include seven municipalities); facilitate a two day intensive training for municipal leaders, and follow-up assistance for municipalities in Cattaraugus County. The community assessments will be used to further economic development by providing baseline data or a foundation for the community development efforts.
Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development will host the 5th Annual WILMA - We Invite Local Manufacturers & Artisans - buy local event on Saturday, October 21st, 2017 from 10 am – 5 pm and Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 from 11 am– 3 pm in the Corporate Building on the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, Little Valley, NY. Cattaraugus County artisans and manufacturers are sought to display and sell their wares at this family friendly event.
Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism is in preparations for the 10th Annual OnoFest being held Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the Onoville Marina, 8 miles south of Exit 17 off I 86 on West Perimeter Road, Steamburg, NY.
OnoFest is a one day event that will start at 1:00 pm and run to 9:30 p.m. It is a family oriented event scheduled to have arts; crafts; food; games and contests for the young and old alike; bands throughout the day with a grand finale of fireworks at dusk!
The Cattaraugus County Land Bank Corporation (CCLBC) is an independent nonprofit and a local public authority created by the County of Cattaraugus. The CCLBC, whose primary purpose is to return vacant, abandoned, underutilized and tax-delinquent properties to productive use in ways that support the community’s long-range vision for its future, is looking for interested individuals, firms, and/or non-profits to submit completed proposals for the position of Construction Technician.
Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism’s program, Cattaraugus Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is hosting a free informational session on the certification process for Empire State Development’s MWBE Program
The Cattaraugus County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board, along with the Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism, the Cattaraugus County Farm Bureau, the Cattaraugus County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Southern Tier West Regional Planning and Development Board will host the 6th Annual Cattaraugus County Farmer-Neighbor Dinner on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the West Valley Fire Hall, 9091 Route 240, West Valley, NY.
The Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism is seeking input on recreational trails in the County. A survey prepared by Barton and Loguidice, consultants for the County, is available on the Cattaraugus County’s website. Any person or group interested in existing trails and new trails in the County are asked to complete the survey.
Cattaraugus County Economic Development, Planning and Tourism is currently requesting proposals for the printing of the Cattaraugus County Snowmobile Brochure.