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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)

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

News

Counties in the News, May 1, 2017

Monday's news from counties across the state
NYSAC
“Mayday for Mandate Relief” Calls on State Legislator to Prohibit New or Expanded Mandates on Local Governments
This year's enacted state budget shifted $39 million more to county taxpayers to fund Foster Care, a program that the state requires counties to provide and local taxpayers to fund.  This one state action is evidence of what's wrong with property taxes in New York State, according to the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC), which is declaring the month of May “Mayday for Mandate Relief.”
 

LONG ISLAND
Suffolk County FRES Dedicates New Mobile Command Unit
 

Suffolk Legislature Approves Measaure to Require Continuing Education for Electrical Licenses
 

NYC
NYC mayor wants free preschool for 3-year-olds, too
 

Thousands Attend Funeral to Bid Farewell to FDNY Firefighter William Tolley (Video)
 

HUDSON VALLEY
Rockland exec to convene shared services panel
 

Sullivan County places bets on billion-dollar casino and resort
 

Dutchess Residents Now Can Get 24/7 Help with Mental Health, Abuse Issues
 

Rockland to assess water quality and conservation needs
 

Orange County promotes Complete Streets
 

Putnam veterans rally at Loyalty Day celebration
 

CAPITAL
Upgrades allow Rensselaer County Legislature to webcast meetings
 

NORTH COUNTRY
Wind Farms Get Help
 

St. Lawrence County pushing for federal legislation that could save county $24 million annually
 

District Attorney Mary Rain will not seek re-election
 

MOHAWK VALLEY
County Executive Picente cites Vision 2020 progress; eyes future goals
 

Oneida County seeks to revamp Farmland Protection Plan
 

COUNTY OKS DOLLAR GENERAL IN AMSTERDAM
 

LEGISLATURE CHANGES DATE FOR COMMITTEES

CENTRAL NEW YORK
Mahoney: CNY leaders, not Cuomo, developed idea for $15 million NYS Fair gondola
 

FINGER LAKES
Local leaders challenged to Think DIFFERENTLY
 

Monroe County prepares for shoreline flooding
 

Helming, Oaks push water projects
 

WESTERN NEW YORK
County to collect household hazardous waste
 

County stakeholders encouraged to attend CFA workshop Thursday
 

Erie County announces household hazardous waste drop dates
 

Chamber highlighting tourism with Facebook contest
 

Erie County Parks and Land Conservancy Collaborate to Create New Natural Habitat Park Along Lakeshore
 

Another tuition hike likely for ECC students
 

Sheriff's deputy honored for saving driver from burning vehicle

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