Serving the needs of Upstate New York towns
Serving the needs of Upstate New York towns
Upstate New York Towns Association, Inc.
Upstate New York Towns Association, Inc.
Education & Programs

Don't miss the UNYTA June program!

Keys to Animal Adventure Park's Growth and Success

Presented by Jordan Patch, Owner

Thursday, June 14, 2018  2:00 pm
Animal Adventure Park
Register by sending town elected officials' and employees' names to
Registration deadline:  June 13, 2018

Thank you to all who attended the May program!

How to Become a Clean Energy Community
Presented by Terry Carroll,
Clean Energy Communities Coordinator, 
Cornell Cooperative Extension
Thanks to all who attended the January program:
What Is the Local Update of Census Addresses
(LUCA) and How It Works for the 2020 Census and American Community Survey
Presented by David Kraiker, Data Dissemination Specialist for the US Census Bureau

Thank you to all who attended our November program!

in New York State

Presented by

Jennifer Conway

President & CEO, Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce

Thank you to all who attended our September program

What Are Municipalities' Responsibilities for Cemeteries?

Special thanks to our Presenter,
Brendon Stanton,
Investigator for Department of Cemeteries, New York State Department of State

Thank you LeeAnn Tinney
for a very informative presentation on Economic Development in Tioga County, NY. Lessons learned were most helpful.

Thank you to all who attended the March program!

Governor Cuomo's New
New York State Broadband Program

Presented by Ana Rua
Director of Outreach, Innovation & Broadband, Empire State Development Corporation
For more info - or if you were unable to attend- please click the ESDC website:

PROGRAMS are held to educate elected officials
and town employees.

Topics presented to date:


  • How to Become a Clean Energy Community
  • Local Update of Census Addresses
  • Business Climate in New York State
  • What are Municipalities' Responsibilities for Cemeteries?

  • Economic Development in Tioga County-Lessons Learned

  • Govenor Cuomo's New NYS Broadband Program
  • PILOTS- Local Government Authority vs IDA Authority
  • Wind Power Development
  • Challenges of Transportation for Rural Residents
  • What Municipalities Need to Know About Solar Farms
  • How IF Becomes WHEN with Economic Development
  • Update on Affordable Care Act; Implications for Municipalities
  • Future of Broadband for Rural areas in Upstate NY
  • State Constitutional Convention Delegate Eligibility
  • NY State's Property Tax Cap, Property Tax Freeze and Government Efficiency Plans
  • Upstate on Broadband Expansion
  • New Amsterdam, A Brief History of Dividing NY State
  • Streamlining a Solar Permitting Process for Municipalities
  • Using Technology for Shared Municipal Services
  • 2015 Tax Cap and Planning for Future Years
  • Tax Freeze and Circuit Breaker:  How Albany Continues to Tie the Hands of Local Governments
  • Local Government Efficiency Program
  • Innovative Readiness Training
  • Public Safety Technology Challenges in Upstate NY
  • Broadband in Upstate New York- What are the opportunities for expansion and funding
  • Let New York Work: A five point plan to help our Municipalities control costs
  • OSHA's New Hazardous Communications/Global Harmonized Standard
  • OSC's Fiscal Stress Monitoring System
  • Property Tax Cap- Year three update
  • Health Care Reform Overview
  • How to Promote Upstate Communities
  • Dealing with Challenging Behaviors


Pride in Upstate!

If there are ever any questions or suggestions on this meeting or any others,
please feel free to contact us at 

Contact Information

Upstate NY Towns
Association, Inc.

1250 Front Street, #204

Binghamton, NY 13901

Phone: 800-656-6596

Fax:   607-771-6275

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