About MOSA

The Montgomery-Otsego-Schoharie Solid Waste Management Authority (MOSA) is a New York State public benefit corporation created by Public Authorities Law, Title 13-AA, Section 2041-a to 2041-y, as adopted in 1987 and as amended.

MOSA was created for the public purpose of assisting in the planning, development, construction, operation and maintenance of solid waste facilities. MOSA is empowered to receive, transport, process, dispose of, sell, store, convey, recycle and deal with, in any lawful way, solid waste. Furthermore, MOSA is empowered to contract with municipalities, public corporations or persons for solid waste services.

MOSA services a three County area more commonly known as "The Service Area". The Service Area includes the Counties of Montgomery, Otsego and Schoharie and encompasses 2,045 square miles of land. Approximately 143,000 people reside in the Service Area. The largest municipalities are the City of Amsterdam with a population of approximately 18,400 and the City of Oneonta with a population of approximately 13,300.


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