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

A round-up of online articles, podcasts, and reports of interest to New York'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 Self-Driving Cars Near, Washington Plays Catch-Up (New York Times)

U.S. DOT announces availability of grants to improve infrastructure projects (NACo)

Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility: The Impact on Counties - An Interim Report (NYSAC)

New Tactic in War on Opioids: Charging Dealers in Overdose Deaths  (New York Times)


Leadership

How to Design an Agenda for an Effective Meeting (Harvard Business Review)

Want to Become a Great Leader? Act Like a Student, Not an Expert - video (Inc.)


Interesting Reads
Digital Counties Survey 2017: Winners Focus on Knowing When, How to Introduce New Tech (Government Technology)

A Better Way to Teach Civic Leadership (Governing)

Recommended Listening

GovLove podcast
“GovLove is a podcast about the People, Policies and Profession of local government. Our goal is to tell informative and unique stories about the work being done at the local level. We interview the people that work in local government to learn more about their path into the public sector and highlight their work. We explore policy issues that impact local governments and the innovative solutions being used to address them. We examine the profession of local government to discuss the future of the sector and how it can be improved to attract the best and the brightest.”
 

Contributors