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Greene County Legislature Issues Commendations & Proclamations

During its September 16th Regular Legislature Meeting No. 9, the Greene County Legislature presented commendations to Catskill High School Music Students and County Historian David Dorpfield, as well as proclaiming National 4-H week and Sheriff’s week in Greene County. Sheriff’s

Posted in Government Operations

The Final Push to Get Everyone Counted


There are less than two weeks until the closing date of the 2020 US Census, and the time is now to do our best to have all Greene County residents to complete it. Greene County benefits the most when the

Posted in County Services

Greene County Establishes Fund to Assist C-GCC Students

A new partnership between the Greene County Legislature and the Columbia-Greene Community College Foundation. New paths to college degrees, professional certificates, and personal development have been forged for Greene County residents through the creation of the Greene County Cares Fund. 

Posted in County Resources

Greene County Legislature Presents 2020 Employee of the Year and Chairman’s Award

In last week’s General Meeting of the Greene County Legislature, Chairman Patrick Linger recognized the outstanding work done by county workers for the benefit of our communities during the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Employee of the Year: JoanAnn Rouse

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Greene County Addresses Safety Issues at Kaaterskill Clove along Rt 23A

Throughout the summer, thousands of day-trippers make their way to secluded locations along the Kaaterskill Creek in the Town of Hunter, often obstructing traffic along Route 23A and leaving significant amounts of trash behind. These activities not only spoil the

Posted in Economic Development & Tourism Health Services

Greene County Emergency Services Integrates its Computer Aided Dispatch System with Ulster County

The Greene County Department of Emergency Services announced today that CAD (Computer Aided Dispatch) to CAD Interoperability from Tyler Technologies, Inc. between Greene County and Ulster County Emergency Services has been officially implemented. This enhancement to the Tyler Enterprise CAD

Posted in County Services

C-GCC Releases Campus Reopening Plan

Columbia-Greene Community College has released its campus reopening plan, an 11-page document that outlines protocols for the Fall 2020 semester, including social-distancing requirements, disinfecting procedures, and classroom sizes.   C-GCC has conducted all courses online and remotely since March 2020. The Fall semester, slated to begin on Tuesday, Sept. 8, will

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Greene County On Track to Enter Phase IV Next Week

The Capital Region remains on-schedule for a Phase IV reopening on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. In the last 24 hours, the Governor’s office has released new guidance for Higher Education, Low-Risk Outdoor Arts & Entertainment, Low-Risk Indoor Arts & Entertainment,

Posted in Economic Development & Tourism

Greene County ESC Providing Local Businesses with PPE & Supplies

Greene County NY Public Notice

UPDATE: ALL PPE SUPPLIES HAVE BEEN DISTRIBUTED AS OF JULY 28, 2020   Greene County ESC Providing Local Businesses with PPE & Supplies The Emergency Services Center has an abundance of safety supplies that are available to local businesses, Greene County

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SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Advance Program Reopened

Reopened to All Eligible Small Businesses and Non-Profits Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic To further meet the needs of U.S. small businesses and non-profits, the U.S. Small Business Administration reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program portal

Posted in Finance