The Southern Tier West Regional Planning & Development Board (STW) is the regional planning agency for Allegany, Cattaraugus, and Chautauqua Counties in Western New York. STW assists 124 towns and villages in a diverse set of topics including community and economic development, community planning, data and information services, environmental and energy planning, regional services, local food planning, local government and community assistance, and water source management.
- The region’s 5-year economic plan was published in October 2023 and is available to read online and to download as a PDF. It will serve as a guide to regional development through 2028. To meet the objectives laid out in the plan, Southern Tier West hosts working groups on specific topics: business, built environment, natural environment, health, aging, agriculture, and arts & culture. To participate in a working group please contact Stephanie Beneng at ext. 2208 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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