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As a follow up to the information that the County shared last week regarding an exposure at the Canton location of the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), please share that there will be very limited staffing onsite this week in Canton. There will only be staff available to meet the existing appointment obligations. Unfortunately, the majority of…
The St. Lawrence County Office for the Aging and the New York Power Authority are presenting a Free Weatherization Workshop for older adults on February 23, 2021 from 9 am - 10:30 am via Zoom.  Participants will receive a free weatherization kit.  Clients must pre-register for the workshop by calling 315-386-4730 or email: cdelosh@stlawco.org.  …
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 process for the COVID 19 vaccine. Since there is a…
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 pandemic, the county has reported over 2,000 cases of…
St. Lawrence County will temporarily close the physical location for the Department of Motor Vehicles in Ogdensburg on December 23, 2020 through Monday, January 4, 2021.   There has been a positive case of COVID-19 identified and the closure of the DMV Office located at 206 Ford Street, Ogdensburg will provide an opportunity to have the impacted…
St. Lawrence County has closed the physical location for the Department of Social Services December 21st through Monday, December 28th.    There has been a positive case of COVID-19 identified and the closure of the Harold B. Smith Building at 6 Judson Street, Canton will provide an opportunity to have the impacted areas thoroughly cleaned and…
St. Lawrence County will be temporarily closing the HB Smith Building, located at 6 Judson Street in Canton. This building is home to many of the units of the Department of Social Services. This will include tomorrow, November 19th and Friday, November 20th. The Department of Social Services will be available during normal business hours on…
Where: Meadows Diner, 5835 Co Rd 27, Canton NY 13617 Date: Sunday, November 15th Time: 12:15pm – 1:30pm Individuals who dined at the Meadows Diner at the above location during the day and time listed have a potential risk of exposure to COVID-19. If you believe you were present at this location on Sunday, November 15th between 12:15pm – 1:…
Where: Canton Pizza Hut, 5933 US Highway 11 University Shopping Ctr, Canton, NY 13617 Date: Saturday, November 7th 2020 Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Individuals who dined at Pizza Hut at the above location during the day and time listed have a potential risk of exposure to COVID-19. If you believe you were present at this location on Saturday…
Where: Potsdam Walmart, 7494 US-11, Potsdam, NY 13676 Dates: Monday, November 2nd, Wednesday November 4th, Thursday November 5th, Friday November 6th Times: 11/2: 7am – 2:30PM, 11/4: 7am – 2pm, 11/5: 7am – 4pm, 11/6: 7am – 4pm Individuals who visited Potsdam Walmart at the above location during the days and times listed have a potential…
2020/2021 School Taxes are payable to the St. Lawrence County Treasurer from 11/3/2020 to 11/30/2020. Please call (315) 379-2234 if you are looking for your amount due. Please pay by mail or dropbox, our office is still closed to the public except by appointment: St. Lawrence County Treasurer 48 Court Street Canton, NY 13617 The dropbox is…
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 way to celebrate Halloween this year is to have…
St. Lawrence County is holding an online only real estate auction for the County's Real Property Tax Foreclosed Properties.  The online auction conducted by Auctions International starts Friday, October 16th of 2020 and will begin to close Monday, October 26th of 2020 at 10:00 am.  Over 100 parcels located across St. Lawrence County will be up…
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 new regulation on retirement reporting for elected…
St. Lawrence County Design-A-Mask Contest for Students Canton, NY.  The St. Lawrence County Youth Bureau has launched a mask wearing initiative for county students which includes a Design-A-Mask contest.  Recently, the youth members of the Youth Advisory Board met together and decided to help students gain access to masks.  “Our youth members…
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 continues to research, collect, preserve, and…
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 citizen participation portion of the meeting. You can also send a shareable link to an audio or…
Make your appointment for the following DMV locations by clicking the links below: CANTON DMV - MASSENA DMV - OGDENSBURG DMV - GOUVERNEUR DMV NOTICE: At this time we will be honoring appointments for residents of St. Lawrence County. We reserve the right to refuse service for out-of-county residents. We would like to thank you for your…
Make your appointment for the following DMV locations by clicking the links below: CANTON DMV - MASSENA DMV - OGDENSBURG DMV NOTICE: At this time we will be honoring appointments for residents of St. Lawrence County. We reserve the right to refuse service for out-of-county residents. Stay tuned for our Gouverneur DMV online scheduling. We…
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 extend for five (5) days through Friday, July 17,…