The Development Authority of the North Country

The Development Authority of the North Country is a New York State public authority that serves the common interests of Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Counties by providing technical services and infrastructure, which enhance economic opportunities in the region and promote the health and well being of its communities.

As its mission states, the Development Authority is committed to environmental stewardship, fiscal integrity and partnerships. To achieve these objectives, the Development Authority works with its municipal partners through shared service solutions utilizing advanced technology and fostering municipal cooperation to achieve cost-effective services for the region.

How Can We Help You?

The Development Authority staff provides technical services and financing to businesses, municipalities, and area organizations in order to promote community development. Find out how the Development Authority can help you today.

Leveraging Our Resources to Promote the Region...


Governor Andrew Cuomo, along with the New York Power Authority, Development Authority of the North Country, Empire... [READ MORE]
The Development Authority of the North Country Open House "Fall Festival" will take place on Thursday, September 18,... [READ MORE]
On December 12, 2013 the Development Authority participated in the Agricultural Grant Opportunity Workshop at the... [READ MORE]

News & Press Releases

The read-ahead packages for the upcoming Board of Directors Meeting are now available for download.  To download... [READ MORE]
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Export-Import bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) has joined forces with the Development... [READ MORE]
WATERTOWN, NY—Today Congressman Bill Owens announced a combined $184,750 in USDA grant funding that has been awarded to... [READ MORE]