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Olean Common Council Strategic Planning and Public Safety Committees Meet

Tue, August 18, 5:30 PM

Olean Municipal Building, Council Chambers, Olean

Olean Common Council Strategic Planning and ...

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Add to My Calendar 08/18/2020 5:30pm 08/18/2020 6:00pm America/New_York Olean Common Council Strategic Planning and Public Safety Committees Meet

Strategic Planning will discuss PL #47-20: (Dougherty): To amend the City of Olean Code of Ordinances Section 5-1, subsection (4) to prohibit roosters and to cap the number of chickens to be
kept per premises to 12. Also, committee will have updates on capital projects and the city garage,

Public Safety will have a COVID-19 update.


101 E. State St. Olean, NY 14760
Olean Urban Renewal Agency Meetings

Wed, August 19, 8:15 AM

Olean Municipal Building, Room 119, Olean

Olean Urban Renewal Agency Meetings

Government

Add to My Calendar 08/19/2020 8:15am 08/19/2020 9:00am America/New_York Olean Urban Renewal Agency Meetings

Audit Committee, Finance Committee and Governance Committee meetings will precede regular meeting.

Agenda for OURA at 8:30 includes the following:

Manufacturers Hanover Stabilization Project
107 N. Union St.

101 E. State St Olean, NY 14760

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That Itch You Can’t Scratch

You know how when somebody tells you not to touch your face while you are going outside with your face mask? That is when you suddenly become conscious of an itch. Don’t you just hate that? With the coronavirus still raging on and giving us a reason to wear a face mask and keep six feet apart from strangers, it is starting to become annoying.

Therefore, it is a really scary time. If ...

2020 School Year Should Reflect Responsibility, Not 'Bottoms Up' Mentality as COVID-19 Cases Spike Among Young Adults

Tracy Schrems, assistant professor of adolescence education at St. Bonaventure University, made a great point. 

“If the pandemic has taught me anything, it’s that people don’t like to follow the rules,” she told TAPinto Greater Olean in an email. 

She’s right. As colleges and universities prepare to resume in-person instruction this fall, that thought ...

A Difficult End to Senior Year Does Not Compare to the Memories Made

When the unexpected happens, we sometimes do not know how to react. We immediately think of the effect the present will have on the future. 

When news on the coronavirus started to get serious back in March, I found myself thinking this way as I knew a lot of uncertainty lay ahead. 
 
Your senior year of college is a special time, one where you are supposed to be soaking in ...

Get Ready for Taxes: Steps to Take Now to Make Tax Filing Easier in 2021

November 26, 2020

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers to take necessary actions this fall to help file federal tax returns timely and accurately in 2021.

This is the second in a series of reminders to help taxpayers get ready for the upcoming tax filing season. A special page, updated and available on IRS.gov, outlines steps taxpayers can take now to make tax filing easier in ...

Special $300 Tax Deduction Helps Most People Give to Charity This Year – Even If They Don’t Itemize

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers of a special new provision that will allow more people to easily deduct up to $300 in donations to qualifying charities this year.

Following special tax law changes made earlier this year, cash donations of up to $300 made before Dec. 31, 2020, are now deductible when people file their taxes in 2021.

“Our nation’s ...

Here’s how taxpayers can check if their charitable donation is tax deductible

The arrival of the holiday season is when many people think about how they can give back. Often taxpayers want to donate to a charity. The IRS has a tool that can help people figure out if giving to their favorite cause will also give them the gift of a tax deduction.

Tax Exempt Organization Search on IRS.gov allows users to search for tax-exempt charities. Taxpayers can use this tool to ...