proudly serves the counties of
Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Schoharie, Tioga and Tompkins.
The Southern Tier East Regional Planning Development Board (STERPDB) is a special purpose unit of government, created under Articles 5-G and 12-B of the New York State General Municipal Law, as a joint undertaking by its member counties.
Having a small staff and limited budget, STERPDB relies upon the cooperation of its members with input from a range of Local, Regional & State leaders, as well as global experts to provide technical and financial assistance in supporting local initiatives and projects. Partners include the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), the Economic Development Administration of the US Department of Commerce (EDA) and the New York State Association of Regional Councils (NYSARC).
Take a glance at some of our most recent publications : October 2013 Regional Digest