County Executive Candidate Borrello Proposes Hops Growing Incentives Program

Mayville, N.Y.: - County Executive candidate, George Borrello, is excited to announce his plans to develop an incentives program to assist farmers who supply raw materials to the brewery and distilleries industries (hops, barley, oats, malt, and other agriculturally-produced raw materials), and incentives to help the Breweries and Distilleries themselves. The program, to be named … Continue reading County Executive Candidate Borrello Proposes Hops Growing Incentives Program

Setting The Record Straight On County Fight Against Addiction

As the opioid crisis continues to take more lives here in Chautauqua County, I commend both the Post-Journal and Observer for reporting on efforts to combat this expanding scourge. It is important to educate the community as to the extent of the problem, as well as inform them of measures being taken to mitigate the … Continue reading Setting The Record Straight On County Fight Against Addiction

COUNTY EXECUTIVE CANDIDATE GEORGE BORRELLO ANNOUNCES OPIOID RESPONSE INITIATIVE

Immediately following his announcement that he was seeking the office of Chautauqua County Executive, Legislator George Borrello released his “Elevating Chautauqua County Plan.” Within that document was a summary of Borrello’s plan to combat the opioid crisis facing Chautauqua County.   In the two months following the release of the plan, Borrello has been meeting … Continue reading COUNTY EXECUTIVE CANDIDATE GEORGE BORRELLO ANNOUNCES OPIOID RESPONSE INITIATIVE

CHAUATAUQUA COUNTY INDEPENDENCE PARTY ENDORSES BORRELLO FOR COUNTY EXECUTIVE

The Chautauqua County Independence Party has endorsed Chautauqua County Legislator George Borrello for County Executive. The election for a new County Executive will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.   In making the endorsement announcement, the chairman of the Chautauqua County Independence Party, Thom Shagla, stated “We have watched Mr. Borrello’s career as a … Continue reading CHAUATAUQUA COUNTY INDEPENDENCE PARTY ENDORSES BORRELLO FOR COUNTY EXECUTIVE

Government reduction initiative approved by legislators

MAYVILLE — The framework to a Government Reduction Initiative gained the Chautauqua County Legislature’s approval during Wednesday’s meeting in Mayville. Eighteen legislators voted in favor of the proposal allowing the county to allocate a village’s or town’s sales tax money after a successful dissolution or merger. Bob Bankoski, D-Dunkirk, was the only legislator to vote … Continue reading Government reduction initiative approved by legislators

Hanover, Silver Creek eye shared court building

Sometimes ideas pick up momentum fast. That was the case with a shared Silver Creek-Hanover municipal and court facility. The town and village work together regularly and the conversation came out of the task force that negotiated a joint sheriff’s contract between the two municipalities. Silver Creek’s court and offices have needed more space for … Continue reading Hanover, Silver Creek eye shared court building