Our Team’s Calendar
Key Developments in 2020:
1 Addressing Infrastructure Needs
Secured funding for Regional Energy Assessment & Strategy with LaBella Associates.
Developing model projects across the region.
2 Encouraging Asset-Based Economic Development
Industry Summit Series…promoting best practices, collaboration & Southern Tier commerce. More info @ southerntiersummit.com
February: Regional Portal launch
March: Geospatial Technologies
April: Back-To-Work Ecosystem
October: With co-host AM&T, Advanced Manufacturing with Clean Energy
3 Prioritizing Federal Investment Requests
See Funding page
4 Serving Community Needs & Connecting Resources
Developing Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) Department of Defense no-cost dental-vision-veterinary care for 2021 in Delaware County.
5 Pursuing Public-Private Partnership Workforce Programs
Tier Energy Network (TEN) Inc defining needs for expanding workforce in Clean Energy Industry across Southern Tier.
6 Continuing Project Development
ARC-DOL Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC): Dislocated & substance abuse disorder returning to work
ARC POWER for Coal-Impact (see latest news)
Drones play an important part in the documentation of our stormwater infrastructure. This event will showcase new technologies on how to map your municipality’s water flow with thermal detection, aerial ortho-photography, and other tools. Join the Broome Tioga Stormwater Coalition at the Arena & register here today!
Seeking Experienced Professional to join our team! If you enjoy helping municipalities & non-profits develop community projects that make an impact, then please consider joining the team at Southern Tier 8 Regional Board. Southern Tier 8 is seeking an energetic, well-organized professional to help communities develop projects & grant applications [...]
2020 Summer STEM Opportunity for Teachers and Students New York State (NYS), the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) invites STEM teachers and eligible HS & MS students to apply for 2020’s ARC & ORNL Summer STEM Program. (Applications are due before Feb. 28, 2020.) [...]
Our Board’s Schedule
Tentative 2020 meeting dates with key agenda items
January 30 : 10 am, Southern Tier 8 Oneonta Office, CEDS Meeting
January 31 : 10 am, Southern Tier 8 Binghamton Office, CEDS Meeting
Feb 6 : 11 am, Southern Tier 8 Offices, Binghamton & Otsego Now Offices, Oneonta Annual meeting, Officer Elections (Finance Committee: 10am)
April 2: 11 am, Southern Tier 8 Offices, Binghamton & Otsego Now Offices, Oneonta Fiscal Audit Draft Review (TIER Board, Finance: 10am)
June 4: 11 am, Binghamton, Fiscal Audit Final Review (Finance Committee: 10am)
October 1: 11 am, Southern Tier 8 Offices, Binghamton & Otsego Now Offices, Oneonta FY2021 Investment Requests & draft organizational budget (Finance Committee: 10am)
December 18: 11 am, Binghamton, 2020 Budget (Finance Committee: 10am)
Planning Committee & Project Review Meetings:
January 9: 10 am, Southern Tier 8 Offices, Binghamton Energy Infrastructure Assessment, 2020 schedule
June 19: 10 am, Sidney Library, Project Review Committee Meeting
August 21: 10 am, Cortland, Project Review Committee Meeting
September 24: 10 am, ST8 Binghamton Office, Project Review Committee Meeting
ARC Area Development Grants: Information Sessions (free, no registration required):
March 24, 2020: @1:00pm Broome County Public Library, 185 Court Street, Exhibit Room, Binghamton, NY
March 25, 2020: @1:00pm Otsego Now, 189 Main Street, 5th Floor Training Room, Oneonta, NY