• New York's Counties were first established in 1683, more than 100 years before New York became a state.

  • NYSAC represents New York's 62 counties. 

  • From New York City to Niagara Falls, from farmland to mountains to the Great Lakes, New York's counties are beautiful and diverse. 


2018 Fall Seminar

September 24 - 26
Rochester, NY (Monroe County)

2019 Legislative Conference

Albany, NY  (Albany County)


  • Webinar: Plastic Bags & the Environment

    • Thursday, June 14, 2018

    A variety of perspectives and potential solutions to the plastic bag problem were presented during Tuesday's webinar.  

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  • NYSAC Municipal Healthcare Financing Collective

    • Monday, June 11, 2018

    The NYSAC Municipal Healthcare Financing Collective is a shared services initiative that aims to cut healthcare costs to benefit taxpayers and counties. Representatives from Columbia County and NYSAC met to discuss the program, which is available as a NYSAC podcast.

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  • NYS Volunteer Firefighter Benefit Program: Podcast

    • Thursday, June 7, 2018

    The NYS Volunteer Firefighter Benefit Program is designed to provide volunteer firefighters supplemental benefits following a cancer diagnosis. NYSAC has been working on the program with other statewide municipal associations and fire service associations.  

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The County Voice

As the voice of county officials throughout New York State, NYSAC is steadfast in communicating the needs and recommendations of our members to State and Federal lawmakers. Local government is at the heart of New York State, and we are proud to represent New York's counties and their elected and appointed officials.


County Priorities

NYSAC advocates in Albany and Washington on the issues that impact NYS counties. Learn more about our Legislative Priorites, and how you can add your voice to NYSAC's advocacy efforts.