News & Events2019-06-20T13:18:02+00:00

Our Team’s Calendar

Key Developments in 2019:

1 Addressing Infrastructure Needs

Secured funding for Regional Energy Assessment & Strategy with LaBella Associates

2 Encouraging Asset-Based Economic Development

Industry Summit Series…promoting best practices, collaboration & Southern Tier commerce

11/28: Introduction to asset-based development with industry clusters & best practices: 235 registrants >50% private sector
4/10: Active Recovery Workshop: 70 registrants 70% non-profit & government
5/23: Food & Agriculture Focus Co-host CCE Broome: 190 registrants 16% education 62% private sector
10/23: TBA @

3 Prioritizing Federal Investment Requests

See Funding page

4 Serving Community Needs & Connecting Resources

Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) Department of Defense no-cost dental-vision-veterinary care
7/12-7/20:  Norwich…see Greater Chenango Cares & Homer…see Healthy Cortland

5 Pursuing Public-Private Partnership Workforce Programs

TIER Inc & Tier Energy Network (TEN) Inc $2 million proposal submitted 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

Latest News

Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC): Federal Investment request due July 15, 2019

New grant initiative funded by the US Department of Labor, in collaboration with ARC &  Delta Regional Authority Provide enhanced training and support activities to the people who live in the ARC or DRA regions who are: Dislocated workers New entrants to the workforce Incumbent workers People affected by Substance [...]

June 12th, 2019|Events, Latest News|

Availability for Comment on Draft Chesapeake Bay Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan

This notice announces the availability of a Draft Watershed Implementation Plan proposed by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) to meet requirements of the Chesapeake Bay Total Daily Maximum Load (TMDL). Public comment on this document will be accepted through June 7, 2019. Background: The United States [...]

April 12th, 2019|Events, Latest News|

Seeking a talented individual to fill the Water Quality Program Coordinator position: apply by April 30, 2019

Seeking a talented individual to fill the “Coolest Job in the Southern Tier”           Seeking Water Quality Program Coordinator to join the team at Southern Tier 8 Regional Board, to assist the 15 municipalities in the Broome Tioga Stormwater Coalition to meet EPA & DEC stormwater regulations. This position requires experience [...]

March 25th, 2019|Events, Latest News|

Our Board’s Schedule

Tentative 2019 meeting dates with key agenda items

Board Meetings:

Feb 1: 11 am, Tioga Downs – 2384 W River Rd, Nichols Annual meeting, Officer Elections (Finance Committee: 10am)

April 5: 11 am, Southern Tier 8 Offices, Binghamton & Otsego Now Offices, Oneonta Fiscal Audit Draft Review (Finance Committee: 10am)

June 7: 11 am, Southern Tier 8 Offices, Binghamton & Otsego Now Offices, Oneonta Fiscal Audit Final Review (Finance Committee: 10am)

October 4: 11 am, Southern Tier 8 Offices, Binghamton & Otsego Now Offices, Oneonta FY2020 Investment Requests & draft organizational budget (Finance Committee: 10am)

December 13: 11 am, Southern Tier 8 Offices, Binghamton & Otsego Now Offices, Oneonta  2020 Budget (Finance Committee: 10am)

Planning Committee & Project Review Meetings:

March 1: 10 am, Southern Tier 8 Offices, Binghamton Energy Infrastructure Assessment, Industry Summits

June 26: 10 am, Southern Tier 8 Offices, Binghamton ARC Project pre-app review & vote

August 23: 11 am, Cortland County Conference Room – 37 Church Street, Cortland ARC full application review

September 27: 10am, Otsego Now Offices- 189 Main Street, Oneonta ARC full application rank

November 1: 10 am, Southern Tier 8 Offices, Binghamton 2020 Budget & program discussion