Upcoming Events

2018 Legislative Conference

January 29-31
Desmond Hotel
Albany, NY  (Albany County)

 
52nd Annual County Finance School

May 2 – 4, 2018
Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel
Syracuse, NY (Onondaga County)

 
2018 Fall Seminar

September 24 - 26
Hyatt Hotel
Rochester, NY (Monroe County)

News

County Clicks

Links to articles, reports, podcasts, and videos of interest to NY's county leaders.

 
We're always keeping an eye out for interesting articles, reports, podcasts, and videos to share with our county members. Each week we'll round up those links and share them here on the NYSAC blog. 

This week's County Clicks:

Issue Impact
As 2020 Census Nears, Focus Turns to Reaching the Hard-to-Count (Governing)

Vote Yes on Ballot Proposal #3 , of critical importance to the Adirondack and Catskill Parks.  (NYSAC)
 
America's Counties and Middle-Income Taxpayers Need SALT (NACo)
 
‘Opioid Mapping Initiative' Shows Impact of National Crisis, Fosters Collaboration (GovTech)


The State of NY's Workforce Brief -  a ‘point in time' snapshot of the dynamics New York's local and regional economy and the workforce impact.  (NYATEP)


Leadership
Stress Leads to Bad Decisions. Here's How to Avoid Them (Harvard Business Review)

Interesting Reads
Why Americans Have Stopped Eating Leftovers (and the impact on our food waste problem) (Washington Post)
 
Learning To Spot Fake News: Start With A Gut Check (NPR)

Behind the Scenery: The Subtle Art of Crafting Public Wilderness Trails (99PercentInvisible) 

Recommended Listening
GovLove Podcast: Halloween in Chapel Hill, NC Managing Large Downtown Crowds 
 
The TED Radio Hour –“ Based on Talks given by riveting speakers on the world-renowned TED stage, each show is centered on a common theme – such as the source of happiness, crowd-sourcing innovation, power shifts, or inexplicable connections – and injects soundscapes and conversations that bring these ideas to life.” (The recent episode on Dialogue and Exchange is especially useful for those in public service.)

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