Federal, State & Local Ties
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County (CCE-NIagara) is a community-based extension of New York's land grant university, Cornell University, and exists through the cooperation of three partners: county, state and federal governments. The following documents describe those partnerships.
- This diagram on the Cornell University Cooperative Extension website illustrates the Cornell Cooperative Extension Organizational Structure and the relationship between campus, state and national extension networks.
Memorandum of Agreement with Cornell University (166kb
PDF): An annual agreement signed by Cornell University and Cornell
Cooperative Extension of Niagara County to carry out the provisions of
County Law, State of New York, Section 224, which provides state funding
for Cornell Cooperative Extension associations and for area and
NYS County Law, Article 5 § 224 - Optional appropriations and contracts for public benefit services
Sets forth (in #8) requirements regarding the establishment and
operation of county cooperative extension associations, including roles
& responsiblities of their boards, funding, and their relationships
and contractual obligations with county government and Cornell
Memorandum of Agreement with Niagara County
(XXXkb PDF): Required annually for the purpose of establishing and
formalizing the transfer of Niagara County tax funds to CCE-Niagara for
the work of the Association.
Constitution & By Laws of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County (XXkb
PDF) XX-page document setting forth the name and
objectives of this Association; policies regarding selection,
composition, duties and terms of service for its Board of Directors;
election of Board officers; provisions for holding meetings; and
Last updated January 6, 2017