Mosquito Control Notice

News from Environmental Health posted on Thu, 05/24/2012 - 7:47am

Please visit our Mosquito Control webpage.

Forums Scheduled for County Comprehensive Plan

News from Planning posted on Fri, 05/18/2012 - 9:51am

In 1978, Cattaraugus County adopted its first Comprehensive Plan, entitled the Cattaraugus County Land Use Plan 2000. Since then, many changes have occurred in our County, many not anticipated or envisioned by the Plan.

New Museum Exhibit: From Forest to Farm

News from Museum posted on Wed, 05/16/2012 - 10:59am
Allan Fish, the loaner of the items in this display

Allan Fish, the loaner of the items in this display

A New exhibit has opened at the Cattaraugus County Museum in Machias!  Titled “From Forest to Farm”, the exhibit features a wide variety of tools, primarily representing agriculture and the lumber industry.  The showcase of the exhibit is a display of saws and sharpening tools on loan from the collection of Mr. Allan Fish of Great Valley; some dating back to 1809.  Come and see!

Cattaraugus County Farmer Neighbor Dinner a Huge Success

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 05/03/2012 - 11:07am
People gathering and visiting displays at the 2012 Farmer-Neighbor Dinner.

People gathering and visiting displays at the 2012 Farmer-Neighbor Dinner.

Nearly 180 people attended the First Annual Cattaraugus County Farmer-Neighbor Dinner on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, in Ellicottville, NY.

2012 Fire Training Schedule

News from Emergency Services posted on Mon, 04/16/2012 - 12:57pm

The 2012 Fire Training Schedule has been posted to the Fire Classes page on our website.  Please check there for the most up-to-date schedule.

New York State Health Commissioner Orders Stop to Sale of Synthetic Marijuana

News from Health posted on Fri, 03/30/2012 - 3:53pm
Synthetic Marijuana from http:/

Synthetic Marijuana from http:/

The sale of synthetic marijuana products in New York State is to cease immediately  per NYS Health Commissioner Nirav R. Shah, M.D., M.P.H.

The order states, "synthetic cannabinoids have been linked to severe adverse reactions, including death and acute renal failure, and commonly cause: tachycardia (increased heart rate); paranoid behavior, agitation and irritability; nausea and vomiting; confusion; drowsiness; headache; hypertension; electrolyte abnormalities; seizures; and syncope (loss of consciousness).

Tire Collection Schedule

News from Refuse Division, Public Works posted on Thu, 03/29/2012 - 2:07pm
Used Tires

Used Tires

Cattaraugus County Residents, here is the tire collection schedule for 2012:

Flood Awareness Week Begins March 12, 2012

News from Emergency Services posted on Tue, 03/13/2012 - 10:40am

Flood Safety and Awareness Week: March 12 through 16, 2012

Beginning March 12, New Yorkers once again began to observe Flood Safety Awareness Week.  In the last decade floods have claimed an average of 94 lives and caused more than $10 billion in damages nationally.  The threat of river and coastal flooding is the greatest natural hazard risk that we face in New York State.  Our citizens and first responders face annual flooding events of varying severity that threaten them and their families, damage their homes, schools and churches, destroy public infrastructure, an

Garbage Fee Increases at Cattaraugus County Transfer Stations

News from Refuse Division, Public Works posted on Wed, 03/07/2012 - 3:44pm

The fee to dispose of garbage at Cattaraugus County transfer stations will increase effective March 1, 2012. The price to throw away household garbage will rise to $1.50 per 15 gallon garbage bag (tall white kitchen bag) or equivalent; $3.00 per 30 gallon bag (regular brown or green bag) or equivalent; and $6.00 per 55 gallon bag (contractor bag).

The fee increase will not affect the cost to dispose of bulky materials such as chairs, mattresses, rugs, and etc. which are charged $5 each, or construction and demolition debris which is charged $20 per cubic yard.

New Local law for E-cigarettes and herbal cigarettes

News from Health posted on Fri, 03/02/2012 - 4:01pm

Residents & Visitors of Cattaraugus County please be aware of a new local law about electronic cigarettes and herbal cigarettes.

View the local law at Local Law Regulating Electronic Cigarettes & Herbal Cigarettes

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