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There will be a Special Board Meeting of the Board of Legislators held on Monday, May 20, 2024 at 5:15 p.m., at the Board of Legislators Chambers, 48 Court Street, Canton, and broadcasted live via YouTube for the purpose of a resolution authorizing use of parking lots at the County Complex for the…
There will be a Special Board Meeting of the Board of Legislators held on Monday, April 22, 2024 at 5:25 p.m., at the Board of Legislators Chambers, 48 Court Street, Canton, and broadcasted live via YouTube for the purpose of a resolution, “Authorizing the Chair, as the Authorized Official, to Sign…
There will be a Special Board Meeting of the Board of Legislators held on Monday, April 15, 2024 at 5:15 p.m., at the Board of Legislators Chambers, 48 Court Street, Canton, and broadcasted live via YouTube for the purpose of a resolution authorizing the Chair to sign a final and comprehensive…
St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES has released the Summer Course Catalog. Please see the available courses and descriptions by clicking on the link below:   BOCES Summer Course Catalog
St. Lawrence County has unveiled a new webpage dedicated to the tracking of American Rescue Plan Act Funds within the County in an effort to keep citizens informed of the use of the funds. The webpage will be updated on a monthly basis for activity through the prior month. To check out the new…
There will be a Special Board Meeting of the Board of Legislators held on Monday, May 22, 2023 at 5:20 p.m., at the Board of Legislators Chambers, 48 Court Street, Canton, and broadcasted live via YouTube for two resolutions: (1) Supporting the Application of the Development Authority of the North…
There will be a Special Board Meeting of the Board of Legislators held on Monday, April 17 at 5:25 p.m., at the Board of Legislators Chambers, 48 Court Street, Canton, and broadcasted live via YouTube for a resolution “The St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators Requests the Enactment of Senate…
2023 ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY MULTI-USE TRAIL PERMITS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE STARTING APRIL 7 AT BUSINESS LOCATIONS & ONLINE APRIL 14                                                                                                                                                 St. Lawrence…
Please be advised that the 2023 Meeting Schedule for the SLC Board of Legislators has been revised. A change was made to the July Finance Committee meeting.   The meeting will be held on July 31st at the SLC Fairgrounds in Gouverneur at 5:30 p.m. There will be no meeting held on July 24th. …
The St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES Voter Referendum will take place on Wednesday, February 8 at the following locations: St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES in Canton, Seaway Career & Technical Education Center in Norwood, Northwest Career & Technical Education Center in Ogdensburg and Southwest Career…
Please see the St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES Winter/Spring Course Catalog below. BOCES is offering certification courses in healthcare such as Phlebotomy, EKG, and Clinical Medical Assistant, as well as industry courses (along with apprenticeship credits) such as MIG/TIG Welding, Oxyfuel Cutting,…
The St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Office is Hiring! View the video and Come Join Our Team!
The Affordable Connectivity Program is a Federal Communications Commission program that helps connect families and households struggling to afford internet service.  This new benefit provides a discount of up to…
  There will be a Special Board Meeting of the Board of Legislators held on Monday, June 27, 2022 at 5:25 p.m., at the Board of Legislators Chambers, 48 Court Street, Canton, and broadcasted live via YouTube for a resolution “Opposing Assembly Bill A.7919 and Senate Bill S.3908, “An Act to Amend…
  St. Lawrence County will be hosting a virtual booth at the New York State Department of Labor North Country Regional Virtual Career Fair on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 form 11am to 2 pm…
Multi-Use Trail Permits are now available for purchase locally and online for those looking to ride this season or plan a vacation to ride the St. Lawrence County Multi-Use Trail, once it opens on May 15, 2022. As of June 1, 2021 trail permits are now required on OHV/ATVs to enjoy the trails. All…
St. Lawrence County is pleased to announce that Multi-Use Trail Permits will become available for purchase on Friday, April 1 at the returning business partner locations of GT's Restaurant, RMR Bar & Grill, and the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce. Additional purchase locations will…
St. Lawrence County would like to announce the affiliated Advisory Boards, Committees, and Councils that accept community participation on a vacancy basis.  Volunteers are requested. …
There will be a Special Board Meeting of the Board of Legislators held on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, at 5:00 p.m., at the Board of Legislators Chambers, 48 Court Street, Canton, and broadcasted live via YouTube, for appointments to the DANC Board , and any other business that may come before the…
The Organizational Board Meeting of the St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators will be held on Monday, January 3, 2021 at 6:00 p.m., at the St. Lawrence County Court House, Board of Legislators Chambers, 48 Court Street, Canton, New York 13617.
Governor Kathy Hochul today announced masks will be required to be worn in all indoor public places unless businesses or venues implement a vaccine requirement. This a major action to address the winter surge comes as COVID-19 …
  MEDIA RELEASE   To:                   Watertown Daily Times, North Country This Week, and all other interested media From:               Kelly Pearson, Deputy Clerk Date:               November 10, 2021   ST LAWRENCE COUNTY COURTHOUSE TOWER ILLUMINATED IN GREEN TO SUPPORT VETERANS DURING ‘…
On the delivery of the 2022 Tentative Budget, Chair Bill Sheridan said, “The 2022 Tentative Budget strikes a great balance of providing services and reducing taxes. County Administrator Doyle delivered a budget that meets the goals set by the Board of Legislators. We will spend the month reviewing…
The St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators will hold its August Full Board Meeting on Monday, August 2, 2021, at 6 p.m. at the St. Lawrence County Fair, 85 East Barney Street, Gouverneur, NY 13642.  The meeting will be held on the Grandstand, and parking should be accessed via the Rock Island…
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The St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators will hold the August Full Board Meeting at the Gouverneur and St. Lawrence County Fair on August 2, 2021, at 6 p.m. on the Grandstand.  It is an open meeting, and the public is welcome to attend.  The address of the County Fair is 85 E. Barney Street,…
NOTICE OF TRESPASS BY USERS OF ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY MULTI-USE TRAIL                                                                                                                              St. Lawrence County has received reports of individuals trespassing while using the newly reestablished…
St. Lawrence County is pleased to announce the opening of the Multi-Use Trail for the 2021 season this Saturday, May 15th. The Trail will be open until September 15th with an increase in traffic expected as restrictions related to COVID-19 continue to decrease. On May 3rd, the St. Lawrence County…
The St. Lawrence County Public Health Department will be administering COVID-19 vaccinations (Moderna) on Thursday, April 15th from 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM at the Leithead Field House – St. Lawrence University, 100 Park Street, Canton, NY 13617, for anyone 18 and older: There are two steps to complete…
If you wish to participate in any Public Hearings, including the two scheduled for April 5th, you may do so by attending in person or sending a video clip or audio clip to [email protected]. To submit a written comment please visit our Public…
Canton, NY – January 28, 2021 - On Friday, January 22, 2021, Governor Cuomo recently announced that effective February 1, 2021, participants in higher-risk sports may participate in individual or distanced group training and organized no/low-contact group training and other types of play, including…
Volunteers needed to assist with COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Efforts   Canton, NY—The St. Lawrence County Public Health Department is seeking help from medical and non-medical volunteers as they move forward planning for the anticipated COVID-19 vaccine distribution. Since the start of the…
Halloween should be spooky, not scary! Governor Cuomo asks for your help to make sure everyone has a healthy and safe Halloween. Halloween celebrations and activities, including trick-or-treating, can be filled with fun, but must be done in a safe way to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The best…
Finance Committee:  8-24-2020   RESOLUTION NO. 251-2020   ESTABLISHING A STANDARD WORK DAY FOR NEW YORK STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM REPORTING PURPOSES   By Mr. Acres, Chair, Finance Committee               WHEREAS, the New York State and Local Employees’ Retirement System established 315.4, a…
August 14, 2020    Executive Director St. Lawrence County Historical Association Canton, NY 13617 www.slcha.org The St. Lawrence County Historical Association seeks a full time Executive Director.  Founded in 1947, and permanently chartered in 1955, the St Lawrence County Historical Association…
The St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators have instituted a new way to submit public comment for Board of Legislator Meetings. You can send your comments to the email address [email protected] to be read as part of the meeting during the…
As of Sunday, July 12, 2020, at 6:01 p.m. no person shall intentionally set an open fire throughout St. Lawrence County, with the exception of a small camp fire where the camp fires are built in fire rings that confine and contain the camp fire. This order supersedes all burning permits and will…
Recently, St. Lawrence County Employees have shared video messages of what it has been like to work during the COVID-19 Pandemic.    
As of Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at 6:01 p.m. no person shall intentionally set an open fire throughout St. Lawrence County, with the exception of a small camp fire where the camp fires are built in fire rings that confine and contain the camp fire. This order supersedes all burning permits and will…
A Public Hearing on the Adoption of the ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY 2020 BUDGET will be held November 4, 2019 at 5:50 p.m. at the Board of Legislators' Chambers located at 48 Court Street, Canton, New York. See …