Licensed land surveyors receive required training
LITTLE VALLEY, NEW YORK (October 2, 2012) – Cattaraugus County Department of Public Works (DPW) recently hosted a continuing education webinar for licensed land surveyors in the Allegany Plateau Chapter of the New York State Association of Professional Land Surveyors. This webinar, entitled “Ethics and Professional Courtesy,” is a required course for license renewal. Bill Kankolenski, DPW Surveyor and Vice President of the Allegany Chapter, coordinated this one-day training for all association members.
Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan continues to make progress
Cattaraugus County continues to seek public comments on its Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. A web form questionnaire for the public is available online through the County’s website at http://www.cattco.org/form/hazard-mitigation-plan-few-questions. The five-question survey is easy to complete and will assist the County in completing its mandatory five-year update of its existing plan.
Jolly Old St. Nick made an early visit to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office to meet with the Santa Sheriff’s Program Director Deputy Brian Keis to discuss the growing need for area families in the 2012 giving season. He was pleased to find that efforts have been ongoing this year with monthly raffle baskets and that letters will be going out to area businesses seeking local support through monetary donations. These donations will help the program purchase gifts for families in the community.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded more than $100 million to national, state, and local organizations to prevent diseases and to improve the health in communities across the nation. The funding will be made through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) in the form of its expanded Community Transformation Grants (CTG) program, which will support neighborhoods, towns, and small communities with populations of less than 500,000. These new awards will implement strategies to reduce chronic diseases, by making healthy living easier for all people, especially those hardest hit by these diseases.
Join the Cattaraugus County Health Department and the Youth Development Coalition for a Game Show Themed Lock-In.
4PM to Midnight Sunday, November 11th at the Olean YMCA. All Cattaraugus County students in 6-8th grade are invited! Fun! Food! Games! Prizes!
October is 2012 National Domestic Violence Awareness Month Cattaraugus County Sheriff Timothy S. Whitcomb Promotes Two Victim Notification Programs for Domestic Violence Victims
Little Valley, NY - According to the U.S. Department of Justice, about 1.3 million women are victimized by domestic violence every year. Here in Cattaraugus County, over 500 women and children are victimized yearly.
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (NDVAM), a time for law enforcement agencies, victim assistance organizations and community leaders to work jointly to generate greater public awareness about domestic violence, prevention strategies and effective responses for victims.
Cattaraugus County Real Property & GIS is pleased to announce the release of the Parcel Viewer 1.5!
Over the past couple months we gathered much feedback on the new parcel viewer; we found that many users desired a much simpler experience. It became abundantly clear that the most common work flow on our viewer was: find a desired parcel, identify it, look at aerial photos, print/export a map or leave. Therefore, we developed a new version that allows for switching between a road map and aerial photography seamlessly:
Sheriff Timothy S. Whitcomb proudly announces the graduation of Lt. David Schuman from the 250thFBINationalAcademy atQuantico,Virginia on Friday September 21, 2012. Two Hundred and sixty-four law enforcement officers from 49 states and 24 international countries, three military organizations and four federal civilian organizations participated this session.