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Congrats 2022 Bulletproof Vest/Outer Carrier Awardees!

Our bulletproof vest and outer carrier initiative provides members with a 50% reimbursement of the cost of new body armor and outer carriers. This year, PERMA assisted 7 agencies with purchasing 28 bulletproof vests and 30 outer carriers; totaling nearly...

Congratulations to our 2022 PERMA Award Winners!

At our Annual Member Conference we celebrate the successes and involvement of our members at the Awards in Excellence banquet. Check out this year's video celebration as we recognized the following:   Ken Herman Sr. Memorial Achievement Award Great Neck Water Pollution Control...

New Partnership with NYS LTAP Center Cornell Local Roads Program

PERMA announces a new partnership with NYS LTAP Center - Cornell Local Roads Program, a key organization providing technical assistance and training to highway and public works departments across New York State. The partnership will continue to promote innovative risk...

NYS OCM – OptOut Portal

Press Release on behalf of the Office of Cannabis Management Opens Web-Portal for Localities to File Repeals of Decisions to Opt-Out of Hosting Retail Dispensaries or On-Site Consumption Licensees Localities that Passed Local Laws Seeking to Opt-Out of Hosting One...

Annual Member Conference – Registration Now Open!

We can't wait to see you! Our 2022 Annual Member Conference will be held on May 26 and 27 at the beautiful Sagamore Hotel & Resort. We are excited to host this annual event  to provide our members with a variety of educational...

2022 Officer Wellness Grant Winners

In partnership with the New York State Association of Chiefs of Police (NYSACOP), we are pleased to announce the 2022 Awardees of our Officer Wellness Grant Program. This program provides financial assistance to PERMA and NYSACOP members in obtaining Cordico...

2022 NYSAFC & PERMA Grant Winners

In partnership with the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs (NYSAFC), we have selected winners for the 2022 Firefighter Risk Reduction Grant Program. Our goal of this program is to financially assist members in obtaining equipment that will help...

PERMA Announces New Executive Director

PERMA is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Beth Woods as its' new Executive Director effective January 3, 2022. Ms. Woods’ comes to PERMA with extensive experience within the New York State Government having worked at the New York...

Gear Washer & Dryers – NYSAFC Grant Open!

For the third year, PERMA, in partnership with NYSAFC, are offering a grant to financially assist members in obtaining gear washers and dryers, which remove carcinogens from turnout gear while maintaining gear durability. To be eligible, applicants must be members...

PERMA Members gain recognition with Cornell Local Roads Program

PERMA congratulates multiple members participating in the Cornell Local Roads “Road Master Recognition” program. This program highlights local highway and public works professionals who are committed to training and education by attending workshops and demonstrating an understanding of the concepts...