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Monticello, NY – Beginning Monday, September 28, the Sullivan County office of the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will no longer offer the DMV drop boxes for transaction processing. 

Sullivan County Clerk Russell Reeves, who oversees the local DMV office, stated, “While the boxes played an integral part in helping the public during the height of the COVID pandemic, it is…

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Monticello, NY – The 2020 Sullivan County Real Estate Tax Foreclosure Auction will be held online this October 20-21.

Sullivan County Treasurer Nancy Buck urges all potential bidders – including experienced bidders – to thoroughly familiarize themselves with the unique aspects of this online-only auction. An audio Bidders’ Seminar, terms and conditions, and the full catalog can be…

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Eldred, NY – The Sullivan County Division of Public Works is closing a portion of County Road 33 (Eldred-Yulan Road) in the Town of Highland to replace County Bridge 198, located approximately 0.1 miles west of the intersection of CR 33 and State Route 55 (County Road 11). This section of road is scheduled to be closed to all traffic starting 7 a.m. October 5, 2020, and will remain closed for…

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Liberty, NY – You may not hear of it often, but Sullivan County’s Medical Assistance (MA) Unit is responsible for a critical portion of Public Assistance: determining eligibility for Medicaid and various related programs.

These programs are designed to provide necessary medical, dental and optical care to families who may not otherwise be able to obtain these services. They are based…

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Census Logo

Monticello, NY – The final chance to respond to the 2020 U.S. Census is here, and Sullivan County still ranks second-to-last in Statewide response rates.

“Up to $3,000 in Federal aid is lost per year for each person who is not counted in the Census, and after the close of this Census on September 30, 2020, we will have to wait a full 10 years before we get another chance,” noted…

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The ceremonial POW/MIA Table

Monticello, NY – The public is cordially invited to attend a special ceremony in honor of POW/MIA Recognition Day, Friday, September 18 at 1 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial located outside the Sullivan County Government Center, 100 North Street, Monticello.

Mask-wearing will be required, and there is ample room to socially distance while still witnessing the ceremony.

For…

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Liberty, NY – As one Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) season comes to a close, another is about to begin.

“The 2019-2020 HEAP eligibility period is now ending after an unprecedented nine months,” notes Sullivan County Director of Temporary Assistance Giselle Steketee. “It was extended several times because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, before ending on August 31. However, the…

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Liberty, NY – Public Assistance (PA) applicants should be aware they have an additional option for applying for initial eligibility for PA.

The E-2921 application form can be filled out at https://mybenefits.ny.gov, or applicants can also apply by filing a paper version of the 2921 application and mailing it in to the Sullivan County Department…

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NYDocSubmit App

Liberty, NY – Don’t forget that the Sullivan County Department of Family Services is now offering an app to make the paperwork process easier.

“NYDocSubmit is a mobile application that allows certain social services applicants and recipients to take pictures of their documents and submit them to our office using their Apple iOS or Android phone or tablet,” Director of Temporary…

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Liberty, NY - The Sullivan County Soil & Water Conservation District is now taking orders for the annual Fish Stocking Program. 

If you are interested in stocking your pond with large mouth bass, rainbow or brook trout, fathead minnows, or crawfish this fall, the District will be accepting orders until Monday, September 14, 2020. The pick-up date is Monday, September 21.…

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