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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

Counties in the News, November 9, 2017

Thursday's news from counties across the state.
NATION
The Latest Social Media Trend in Government
The Before and After Effects of Flooding on Property Taxes
 

STATEWIDE
Officials to discuss controversial water-level regulations
Report: District enrollments down, student poverty up
New York's coming budget crisis
'A nail-biter': Advocates cheer passage of NY forest preserve land bank
 

NEW YORK CITY
New York Today: Priorities for the Mayor
Could rents in NYC finally begin to show some signs of relief?
 

LONG ISLAND
4 Nassau districts to endure fourth day of school bus strike
Cuomo Announces $354 Million Waterway Resiliency Project
 

HUDSON VALLEY                                                     
Ulster County Legislature's consultants find few areas to cut in 2018 spending plan
Tax Watch: Federal plan could cost Hudson Valley homeowners
 

CAPITAL
Albany program helps inmates connect with their children
Occupancy tax budget goes through, receipts are up
Schenectady County gives $600,000 to improve parks

NORTH COUNTRY 
St. Lawrence County Legislature adopts $47.6 million budget that will slightly reduce taxes
Historically low temperatures possible in St. Lawrence County Friday night, Saturday morning
Stefanik pushes broadband for farmers
Land bank passage hailed

MOHAWK VALLEY
Brindisi announces weatherization grants awarded for eligible Mohawk Valley residents
Number of workers to care for elderly, disabled dwindles
Oneida County Legislature OKs 2018 budget

SOUTHERN TIER  
Broome County budget passes unanimously in legislature
2018 Chemung County Budget Proposal
State finishes $2.3M in work on link between Albany and Binghamton
When Greater Binghamton's airport took off
Broome County leaders share community school initiatives
Tioga County Members Prepare for Active Shooter Situation
Employment and Education In One Place At Chenango County Job Fair

CENTRAL NEW YORK
Tompkins to possibly join multi-county lawsuit against opioid manufacturers
Health Department Announces Clinic Services for Week of Nov. 13
AirBnBanned? Cayuga Heights looking to limit short-term rentals
FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant experiences leak within facility
Our view: Legislators must help Cayuga County administrator succeed
Onondaga County sees 28 percent decrease in opioid deaths in first half of 2017
New addiction service seeks to curb Oswego County's opioid epidemic
No plastic bag ban in Madison County for now- could state implement a fee instead?

FINGER LAKES
Seneca Supervisors ask to eliminate funding for IDA
Empire Access to Acquire Axcess Ontario
Wyoming County Youth Court reaches milestones

WESTERN NEW YORK
Prepare for winter with the ‘ReadyErie' app
Fire extinguishers distributed by Niagara County are recalled

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