Legislative Committees

7 members in the County Operations Committee. This committee shall have charge of all matters relating to the following departments:

  • Board of Elections
  • County Attorney
  • County Clerk
  • County Museum
  • Information Services
  • Real Property Tax Service.

In addition, the committee shall have the following responsibilities:

  • General jurisdiction over general governmental functions.
  • Liaison with Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System.
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7 members in the Development & Agriculture Committee. This committee shall have charge of all matters relating to the following department:

  • Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism.

In addition, the committee shall have the following responsibilities:

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9 members in the Finance Committee. This committee shall have charge of all matters relating to the following departments:

  • County Administrator
  • County Treasurer.

In addition, the committee shall have the following responsibilities:

  • General jurisdiction over the financial affairs of the County.
  • Review tentative budget.

General jurisdiction over the following administrative divisions of the County Administrator:

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7 members in the Human Services Committee. This committee shall have charge of all matters relating to the following departments:

  • Community Services
  • Coroners
  • Health
  • Social Services
  • Veterans Service Agency
  • Youth Bureau.

In addition, the committee shall have the following responsibilities:

  • General jurisdiction over all matters relating to the general welfare of persons in the County.

Liaison with the following contract agencies:

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5 members of the Labor Relations Committee. This committee shall have charge of all matters relating to the following department:

  • Human Resources.

In addition, the committee shall have the following responsibilities:

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7 members of the Public Safety Committee. This committee shall have charge of all matters relating to the following departments:

  • Assigned Counsel

  • District Attorney

  • Emergency Services

  • Judiciary

  • Probation

  • Public Defender

  • Sheriff.

In addition, the committee shall have the following responsibilities:

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9 members of the Public Works Committee. This committee shall have charge of all matters relating to the following department:

  • Public Works Department.

In addition, the committee shall have the following responsibilities:

  • General jurisdiction over all County buildings and grounds.

  • Watershed Program.

  • Liaison with Cattaraugus County Soil & Water Conservation District.

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7 members of the Senior Services Committee. This committee shall have charge of all matters relating to the following departments:

  • Aging

  • Nursing Homes.

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7 members in Strategic Planning. This committee will have the following responsibilities:

  • General jurisdiction relating to the process of governmental review of planning

mechanisms.

  • Liaison with the following entities:

  • Southern Tier West regarding governmental planning.

  • All local governments within Cattaraugus County regarding sharing/coordination of services.

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