Development Authority of the North Country

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About the Development Authority
The Development Authority of the North Country is a leader in providing regional infrastructure and technical services to municipalities that strengthen communities in Jefferson, St. Lawrence and Lewis counties. As a New York State Public Benefit Corporation chartered in 1985 and based in Watertown, NY, the Authority works with partners to meet the region’s infrastructure needs in water, sewer, housing, telecommunications and solid waste management, owning and operating water and wastewater lines, over 2,000 miles of fiber network, and a tri-county solid waste management facility in Rodman, NY. Visit the Authority online at www.danc.org or www.northcountryrecycles.org.

GIS Training Sessions Scheduled


How can you use a Geographic Information System (GIS) to make your job easier? How can you access more information? What are the benefits of using GIS? Those interested in learning how to use the Development Authority of the North Country’s GIS Internet Mapping Application (IMA) will hav...

Household Hazardous Waste Days Set


The Development Authority of the North Country, in cooperation with its regional county partners and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, will be sponsoring five free household hazardous waste collection days this spring and fall to help residents in Jefferson, St. Lawrenc...

Mattress Recycling Launches in St. Lawrence County


In an effort to divert some of the 16,000 mattresses a year disposed of in the regional landfill, the Development Authority of the North Country and St. Lawrence County have teamed up to launch a mattress recycling program. This comes after a successful mattress recycling pilot program was implem...

Regional Grown & Certified Program Launched


In partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension and county Soil and Water Conservation offices, the Development Authority of the North Country has launched the regional New York State Grown & Certified Agriculture Producer’s Grant program to help North Country producers meet the food ...

Development Authority Launches New Community Planning Website


The Development Authority of the North Country has launched a new website to provide data that communities close to Fort Drum will find helpful in making land use decisions. The website, www.fortdrumcompatibility.org, is one tool that communities can consult when making land use decisions. It ...

Authority & North Country Library System Team Up to Recycle Books


The Development Authority of the North Country and the North Country Library System (NCLS) have teamed up to provide member libraries with a way to recycle hardcover books that have been taken out of circulation and are no longer useable. While softcover books can be recycled with paper, hardc...

Lewis County Mattress Recycling Program Launched


Lewis County & Development Authority Launch Mattress Recycling Pilot Program In an effort to divert some of the 16,000 mattresses a year disposed of in the regional landfill, the Development Authority of the North Country and Lewis County have teamed up to launch a pilot mattress recycling...

GIS User Training Held in Lewis County


Contact: Laurie Marr, 315-661-3286, 315-323-9288 GIS User Training Held in Lewis County To support its Lewis County Geographic Information System (GIS) partners, the Development Authority of the North Country recently offered training in Lowville to help them make the most of this useful ma...

Development Authority Partners with Regional Utilities


Contact: Laurie Marr, 315-661-3286 or 315-323-9288 Development Authority Partners with Regional Utilities The Development Authority of the North Country has begun partnering with regional utilities to better serve residents of the North Country. The Development Authority will provide...

Development Authority Recognized for Work with Municipalities


Contact: Laurie Marr, 315-661-3286 or 315-323-9288 Development Authority Recognized for Work with Municipalities The Development Authority of the North Country was recently recognized by the New York Department of State for its work to help local municipalities share services and improve ef...

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