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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…
  St. Lawrence County will host a COVID-19 drive-through event for the distribution of supplies such as home test kits, KN95 masks, cloth masks, hand sanitizer, and thermometers for the general public and businesses on Sunday, February 20, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.   This drive-through event…
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…
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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…
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 publiccomment@stlawco.org. To submit a written comment please visit our Public…
  In an effort to improve broadband access in St. Lawrence County, county residents and businesses are asked to participate in a survey to help determine the needs and opportunities for broadband in the county. St. Lawrence County and the…
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…
PRESS RELEASE: St. Lawrence County Board of Health, Department of Health St. Lawrence County has worked in close partnership with NY State, St. Lawrence Health System, Claxton Hepburn Medical Center, Clifton Fine Hospital and our local pharmacies to create a safe, accessible, fair distribution…
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 publiccomment@stlawco.org 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 …