News & Events 2018-12-04T15:31:02+00:00

Thanks to everyone  who joined us at the table November 28, 2018 for our first Industry Summit in the Southern Tier.

Join us in 2019.  Scheduled events include:

  • January 30: 5pm launch of our regional portal
  • April 10: Summit Workshop: Training programs (TBA)
  • June 5: Summit Series 2: Focus: Agriculture, Food & Beverage around the Region
  • October 23: Summit Series 3: Program TBA…

Our Team’s Calendar

Key Developments in 2018

  • Introducing new teams in Binghamton and Oneonta
  • Offering new regional plan with Kowalik & Associates and hue studios
  • Welcoming Tompkins County!
  • Launching 2019 area wide development program
  • Presenting asset-based economic development opportunities with Industry Building Blocks
  • Launching our new virtual presence with Idea Kraft
  • Sponsoring new leadership training opportunities
  • Coordinating public outreach initiatives for environmental and energy initiatives
  • Looking forward to new partnerships and developing programs with community and business leaders

Latest News

Chugnut Trail Improvement in downtown Endicott

Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) investment request awarded to Broome County Planning. Southern Tier 8 is excited to announce the first trail project award for the region.  Broome County will receive $150,000 to make improvements to the Chugnut Trail in Endicott and expand the Two Rivers Greenway Trail. See full article [...]

August 10th, 2018|Events, Latest News|

Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Riparian Buffer Conservation and Restoration Grant for Landowners Receive one-time grant funding to protect riparian buffers on your land. Riparian buffers are areas of trees, shrubs, or grasses next to streams, rivers or wetlands. By planting or keeping vegetation along streams, space is created between the water and upland land [...]

May 17th, 2018|Events, Latest News|

Congratulations to teachers & students in the region!

Congratulations to teachers & students in the region! Teachers in Chenango Valley and Afton Central School Districts and students from Cortland Jr/Sr Highschool and Owego Free Academy have been nominated to attend the Appalachian Regional Commission/ Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Summer STEM program, a unique summer residential learning opportunity [...]

May 14th, 2018|Events, Latest News|

Our Board’s Schedule

Tentative 2018 meeting dates with key agenda items

January 26th 10:00 am
Planners Committee Meeting
iPad delivery ICS, ARC program & annual Area Development program schedule, membership
Sidney Public Library, Sidney

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01/26/2018 10:00 AM
01/26/2018 11:00 AM
America/New_York
Planners Committee Meeting
iPad delivery ICS, ARC program & annual Area Development program schedule, membership
Sidney Public Library, Sidney

February 2nd 10:30 am
CEDS Committee Meeting with Planners Committee
DRAFT review 5-year plan Proposed Goals/ County Priorities
Doubletree by Hilton, Binghamton

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02/02/2018 10:30 AM
02/02/2018 11:30 AM
America/New_York
CEDS Committee Meeting with Planners Committee
DRAFT review 5-year plan Proposed Goals/ County Priorities
Doubletree by Hilton, Binghamton

February 2nd 1:00 pm
Governance Committee Meeting
Board Membership-County Legislators and County Planning; bylaws discussion
Doubletree by Hilton, Binghamton

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02/02/2018 01:00 PM
02/02/2018 12:00 PM
America/New_York
Governance Committee Meeting
Board Membership-County Legislators and County Planning; bylaws discussion
Doubletree by Hilton, Binghamton

March 12th 11:00 am
Executive Session of the Regional Board
DoubleTree by Hilton, Binghamton

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03/12/2018 11:00 AM
03/12/2018 12:00 PM
America/New_York
Executive Session of the Regional Board
Meeting
Double Tree By Hilton, Binghamton

March 29th 10:30 am
Planners Committee Meeting
Southern Tier 8 training with Idea Kraft
Tioga Downs Casino, Nichols

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03/29/2018 10:30 AM
03/29/2018 11:30 AM
America/New_York
Planners Committee Meeting
Southern Tier 8 training with Idea Kraft
Tioga Downs Casino, Nichols

April 6th 10:00 am
Finance Committee Meeting
Draft Audit presentation with Insero & Co, welcome new Board members, officer elections
Northeast Classic Car Museum, Norwich

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04/06/2018 10:00 AM
04/06/2018 11:00 AM
America/New_York
Finance Committee Meeting
Draft Audit presentation with Insero & Co, welcome new Board members, officer elections
Northeast Classic Car Museum, Norwich

April 6th 11:00 am
Regional Board Meeting
Northeast Classic Car Museum, Norwich

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04/06/2018 11:00 AM
04/06/2018 12:00 PM
America/New_York
Regional Board Meeting
Meeting
Northeast Classic Car Museum, Norwich

April 6-20th
CEDS Release & Southern Tier 8 Launch
(To be scheduled in Oneonta & Binghamton)

May 4th 10:30 am
Planners Committee Meeting/Governance Committee
ST8 Programs 2018-2019 progress/bylaw changes OSC Audit
Cortland County Offices, Cortland

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05/04/2018 10:30 AM
05/04/2018 11:30 AM
America/New_York
Planners Committee Meeting/Governance Committee
ST8 Programs 2018-2019 progress/bylaw changes OSC Audit
Cortland County Offices, Cortland

June 1st 11:00 am
Regional Board Meeting with a Program Visit
Final Audit Acceptance & Program Visit
Southern Tier Farmer’s Market, Binghamton

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06/01/2018 11:00 AM
06/01/2018 12:00 PM
America/New_York
Regional Board Meeting with a Program Visit
Final Audit acceptance & Program Visit
Southern Tier Farmer’s Market, Binghamton

June 5th
ARC 2019 Funding Workshops
Foothills Performing Arts Center in Oneonta
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June 6th
ARC 2019 Funding Workshops
Hope Lake Lodge in Virgil

June 28th 12:00 pm
ARC Pre-applications Deadline

August 15th 12:00 pm
ARC Full Application Deadline

August 24th 10:00 am
Project Review Committee Meeting- Full Application Review
Sidney Public Library, Sidney

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08/24/2018 10:00 AM
08/24/2018 11:00 AM
America/New_York
Project Review Committee Meeting- Full Application Review
Meeting
Sidney Public Library, Sidney

September 7th 10:30 am
Finance Committee Meeting
VIA CALL

September 7th 11:00 am

Regional Board Meeting : CANCELLED
ST8 Programs, progress and ARC FY2019 project introduction
Otsego Now, Oneonta

October 12th 10:00 am
Project Review Committee Meeting/Final Application Review
Southern Tier 8 Board Room, Binghamton

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10/12/2018 10:00 AM
10/12/2018 11:00 AM
America/New_York
Project Review Committee Meeting/Final Application Review
Meeting
Southern Tier 8 Board Room, Binghamton

October 26th 10:30 am
Finance Committee Meeting
Simeons American Bistro, Ithaca

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10/26/2018 10:30 AM
10/26/2018 11:00 AM
America/New_York
Finance Committee Meeting
Meeting
Simeons American Bistro, Ithaca

October 26th 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Regional Board Meeting
ARC FY2019 Project approval, draft FY2019 budget discussion
*If quorum not met in October, meeting will be rescheduled for November 2nd
Simeons American Bistro, Ithaca

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10/26/2018 11:00 AM
10/26/2018 1:30 PM
America/New_York
ARC FY2019 Project approval, draft FY2019 budget discussion
*If quorum not met in October, meeting will be rescheduled for November 2nd
Simeons American Bistro, Ithaca

December 14th 10:00 am
Finance Committee Meeting
Doubletree by Hilton, Binghamton

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12/14/2018 10:00 AM
12/14/2018 11:00 AM
America/New_York
Finance Committee Meeting
Meeting
DoubleTree by Hilton, Binghamton

December 14th 11:00 am
Regional Board Meeting
FY2019 budget approval
DoubleTree by Hilton, Binghamton

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12/14/2018 11:00 AM
12/14/2018 12:00 PM
America/New_York
Regional Board Meeting
FY2019 budget approval
DoubleTree by Hilton, Binghamton