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New York State Contact Tracing

New York State Contact Tracing

As we battle coronavirus together, tracing exposures to COVID is important to stop the spread. The NYS Contact Tracing Program works with confirmed positive COVID-19 people to determine who they have been in contact with. Trained specialists reach out to those...

Phase 1 Reopening Guidance for Western New York

Phase 1 Reopening Guidance for Western New York

As Western New York enters Phase 1 of reopening, it is important that businesses across the City of Lockport and throughout the region are completing the necessary review and affirmation of industry-specific guidelines and have their safety plans in place. The...

New York State Contact Tracing

National Grid Warns Customers of Phone Scam

National Grid is warning customers to beware of a new phone scam where imposters are demanding immediate bill payment and threatening service disconnection. This latest scam, which is targeting customers already facing hardships due to COVID-19, involves callers who...

Participation in Census 2020 Is Vital

Participation in Census 2020 Is Vital

A high participation rate in the 2020 Census by Niagara County residents is vital to help ensure that our area receives all the federal funding that we should for so many important programs. Efforts like school meal programs, state wildlife grants, unemployment...

New York State Contact Tracing

A Message from the Assessor’s Office

As you know, these are difficult times. The Assessor’s Office is a function of the financial system, and as a government agency is considered essential. Under Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s mandate, we have reduced our office staff. In order to maintain social distance, we will...

New York State Contact Tracing

Yard Waste Schedule Released for 2020

The City of Lockport yard waste pickup schedule has been released for 2020. Weeks with yard waste pickup in 2020 are April 20-24, May 18-22, June 15-19, July 20-24, Aug. 17-21 and Sept. 21-25. As a reminder, the following rules apply to the pickup of yard waste: Place...