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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 or

Carl Farone Appointed Executive Director

July 22, 2020     Carl E. Farone, Jr. has been appointed Executive Director of the Development Authority of the North Country by the organization’s Board of Directors. Farone has been employed by the Authority for 21 years, mostly recently as Deputy Executive Director and Chief Fiscal Officer. The …

Fort Drum JLUS Public Open House #3

PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE #3 MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 2, 2017 YOUR INPUT MATTERS! You are invited to the final public open house regarding compatibility planning around Fort Drum. …

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