The head of Schoharie County's Finance Committee is confident that a series of meetings on the 2017 proposed tentative budget will result in a spending plan that will be acceptable to most people.
County Treasurer Bill Cherry disagrees and believes supervisors should start the budget process at the beginning.
The different approaches target the budget released last week by Administrator Steve Wilson, which Mr. Cherry said contains numerous mistakes.
Cobleskill Supervisor Leo McAllister, the head of the board's finance committee, cautioned supervisors Friday mornin ...
The Sharon Springs Rotary called out the cavalry Friday in hopes of finding ways to boost its dwindling numbers.
Guests included members of the Cobleskill Rotary Club as well as friends from the Sharon Springs community.
The meet and greet was also a chance to honor Paul Harris Fellows Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Jeremiah Tichy.
The Paul Harris award recognizes individuals who donate-or have donated in their honor--$1,000 to the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International.
With Jeremiah's honor, all six members of the Sharon Springs Rotary are now Paul Harris ...
Seven businesses throughout the county are in the process of receiving funding through the Schoharie County Microenterprise Grant Program (SCMGP).
Schoharie County was awarded $200,000 though the 2015 Consolidated Funding Application - New York State Community Development Block Grant Microenterprise Program.
The grant application was submitted by the County Planning Agency and is being administered by County Planning and the County Industrial Development Agency (IDA).
Assistance is provided by staff at the New York State Office of Community Renewal.
Sharon's Joint Planning Board approved plans for the town's first commercial solar farm Wednesday after granting the project the needed special use permit.
Construction at the Empie Road site, owned by Westly and Joyce Hayes and across Route 20 from the former Belvedere, is expected to begin in the spring and will take about five months, said One Energy Renewables rep Rob Collier.
The Birdseye Solar project's footprint will take up less than a quarter of the site's 70 acres-about 15 acres-with less than an acre of actual ground disturbed by 40 8-10-foot high solar ...
The Schoharie County Clerk's Office will host a special passport day on Saturday, October 29 from 9am-noon at the County Clerk's Office, 284 Main Street, Schoharie.
This is in addition to the office's normal hours for passport applications, Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm and Wednesdays, 8:30am-7pm.
The office will be accepting applications for first-time passports and will assist anyone with completing the renewal application for passport books or cards. They will also take passport photos.
New rule this year, no glasses can be worn in photo except under certain ...