Federal, State & Local Ties
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chemung County (CCE-Chemung) 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 between Cornell and the USDA (80kb
PDF): Establishes Cornell University’s annual agreement with the United
States Department of Agriculture which defines Cornell University’s
responsibilities for extension program leadership and management.
- Memorandum of Agreement with Cornell University (XXXkb
PDF): An annual agreement signed by Cornell University and Cornell
Cooperative Extension of Chemung 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 University.
- Memorandum of Agreement with Chemung County (XXkb
PDF): Required annually for the purpose of establishing and formalizing
the transfer Tompkins County tax funds to CCE-Chemung for the work of
- Constitution & By Laws of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chemung County (XXkb
PDF) [Adopted 2009] 10-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 2, 2015