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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, June 5, 2017

Monday's news from counties across the state.
STATE
Governor Cuomo announces initiatives upping New York's commitment to fighting climate change

New York to invest $11.5M to upgrade upstate water systems

State population getting older as young people leave upstate area

NYC
NYC water plans draw fire from officials on Long Island

New York City Council, De Blasio Reach $85.2 Billion Budget Agreement

How New York Is Turning Food Waste Into Compost and Gas

LONG ISLAND
NIFA to Nassau County: Cut $100 million in spending

LIers protest multi-billion-dollar upstate NY nuclear bailout

Suffolk County reports increase in opioid overdoses

Spending millions still won't easily solve Suffolk's nitrogen woes

HUDSON VALLEY
Sullivan County seeks study of potential effects of natural gas compressor

Orange County Foreign Trade Zone revived

Deadline looms to draft local government service-sharing plans

Westchester County breaks ground on new affordable housing units

Dutchess County grants of $985,000 in federal money to increase accessibility

Brega firms will continue operating Rockland buses until contract expires

Accessible field, dock among Dutchess projects receiving funding

Hein raps Trump pullout from Paris climate deal, pledges to keep up Ulster County's environmental protection efforts

CAPITAL
Opioid epidemic takes its toll on Schenectady

Communities seek strategies to combat opioid epidemic

NORTH COUNTRY
Franklin Co. to contract out indigent defense cases

Franklin County Legislature approves first phase of upgrades at county jail

Editorial: Inmates get chance to feather their nests

North country communities push for growth in tourism

Lewis County to offer summer employment, volunteer opportunity to students

MOHAWK VALLEY
County's cities, towns and villages invited to shared services meeting

Downtown casinos: Economic drivers or major gamble?

SOUTHERN TIER
New equalization rates could mean higher tax bills for Tioga, Chemung County residents

CENTRAL NEW YORK
Mayors and supervisors warn of "little to no tax savings" at first shared services meeting

'Laid out to fail': Cayuga County, Auburn and town leaders talk Cuomo's consolidation plan

FINGER LAKES
Livingston County seeks land bank to take on blighted properties

Livingston County to seek sales tax extension

Wyoming County has been, and continues, going green

WESTERN NEW YORK
Towns deal with, prepare for more flooding

Questions linger over fatal overdose statistics

Erie County Seeks to Hold Itself to Paris Climate Agreement

Combating Elder Abuse in Erie County

Allegany County shared services panel to meet Wednesda

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