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)


Counties in the News, June 27, 2017

Tuesday's news from counties across the state.

A Statement by NYSAC Executive Director Stephen J. Acquario on County Home Rule Sales Tax Authority

NYSAC Report on County Home Rule Sales Tax Authority


Andrew Cuomo to Call Special Session to Extend Mayoral Control of Schools

Cuomo eyes possible ‘Faso-Collins federal tax' on counties to offset $2.3B Medicaid hit

War of words ignites over Cuomo's slap at GOP health plan


Time to Diversify New York City's Discovery Program

It took 50 years for the MTA to totally screw up the subway


Suffolk's bond rating sinks again

Comtech Telecommunications wins tax breaks to stay on LI

Bellone, New York Blood Center declare blood emergency

Suffolk PO Gregory Initiates Plans for Mobile App to Combat Heroin Crisis


Uber, Lyft Making Big Westchester Pushes As Legislator Vote On Opt-Out Set

Sullivan panel probes impact of Senate's health-care plan

Area needs to rethink emergency services model


Sparklers widely sold — except in Schenectady County

County leader says no sales tax extender would mean big property tax hike

Capital Region Drivers Prepare for Uber, Lyft to Go Live

Sheep grazing, which could save state money, may expand to local parks

Schenectady getting $3 million for lead abatement


Longtime Newcomb supervisor George Canon dies at 78

George Canon remembered for advocacy, knowledge

St. Lawrence County Chamber's tourism dinner draws nearly 70 people

Local radio going silent in the North Country


Oneida County Launches Panhandling Outreach Program

History tourism potential win for Oneida Co.

Beer museum golden or flat?

OUR VIEW: Regional jail still idea worth exploring

Utica police getting mobile command post


$11.5 million Airport Improvement Grant to help kickstart Phase 1 of airport project

Chemung: County hires consultant to develop shared services plan

Tioga County: First public hearing on shared services to be held this Thursday


Brutus officials pass resolution to construct Trolley Connection Trail in Cayuga County

Joanie Mahoney pitches "Government Redesign" Plan

Legislature approves additional one-time funding for TC3

Tompkins County extends electricity procurement agreement

Tompkins County lawmakers take “wait and see” approach to Uber, Lyft


Gates police chief meets with county panel on medical examiner test delays

Sheppard seeks tax cap override for Seneca County

Brockport and Sweden leaders discuss shared services

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo meeting with lawmakers in D.C. Tuesday

NYS Exposed: Fracking waste dumped in Finger Lakes landfill

Ranzenhofer Secures $54,000 For Genesee County Libraries


Proposal considers approach of treating opioid withdrawal at home

Peace Center hosts community discussion on policing

Cherry Creek unveils dissolution details

Caution, common sense urged while on area lakes