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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)

 
2018 Fall Seminar

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

News

Counties in the News, September 7, 2017

Thursday's news from counties across the state.

NYSAC

NYSAC Standing Committees will be meeting next week in Syracuse. They will be discussing a series of resolutions that will serve as the basis of NYSAC's upcoming advocacy efforts on behalf of counties across the state.

The standing committee meeting schedule is:

Wednesday 10:00am - 11:30am          
                                        Public Employee Relations
                                        Taxation & Finance
                                        Economic Development & Environment
                                        Agriculture & Rural Affairs
                                        Public Health & Mental Health
                                        Transportation & Public Works
 
Wednesday 11:30am - 1:00pm       
                                       Intergovernmental Relations
                                       Native American Affairs
                                       Medicaid & Human Services
                                       Public Safety
                                       Children with Special Needs

 

Online registration for the NYSAC Fall Seminar is open until September 8th.



NYSAC Thanks Our Sponsors of the Fall Seminar

Join a growing list of companies participating with hundreds of county officials at the NYSAC Fall Seminar in Onondaga County next month.

 

To make sure your company does not miss this opportunity, sign up today by submitting registration materials here.

 

NATION

Personal Incomes Per Capita for Metro Areas

 

2016 County Population Estimates Data

 

Less than half of households with incomes under $20,000 that have internet access

 

STATEWIDE

New York State investing $10.4M to create shellfish sanctuaries

 

New York State being sued over voter roll purges

 

Hurricane Irma: Upstate NY forecasters keeping an eye on possible impacts here

 

Northern lights could be visible in Upstate NY tonight, Thursday

 

New York will be reimbursed for costs of protecting Trump

 

New N.Y. rules limit patient brokering, improve coverage for addiction

 

Energy policy leaders seek input on carbon pricing plan

 

NEW YORK CITY

New York will be reimbursed for costs of protecting Trump

 

Council's immigration committee passes bills expanding reach of immigrant affairs office

 

Amazon Announces Plans for Huge Fulfillment Center on Staten Island, Says It Will Create 2,250 Full-Time Jobs

 

New York City Offers Free Lunch for All Public School Students

 

Pols pitch expanding stays at shelters for teens, young adults

 

State opens $25M drug treatment center on Wards Island

LONG ISLAND  

Suffolk unanimously approves permanent heroin epidemic panel

 

Public hearing today on red light cameras

 

Suffolk lawmakers suspend raises for themselves, other officials

 

HUDSON VALLEY

Sullivan County eyes creation of crisis stabilization center

 

County hosts Sept. 11 services on Monday

 

Hein unveils Ulster County shared services plan

 

Re-Launching Industrial Development Agency in Putnam

 

Astorino Says Action Should Be Taken On DACA

 

Food Bank for Westchester launches hunger awareness campaign

 

Dates Proposed For Another Gun Show At Westchester County Center

 

Westchester Animal Shelter Goes All Out To Help Pets Stranded By Harvey

 

Hein announces hirings of two Ulster County department heads, one deputy commissioner

 

CAPITAL

Work begins on $18.66M Marriott in Troy

 

Former church-owned building will be South End community center

 

NORTH COUNTRY

Essex Co. opts out of Cuomo's 2017 shared-services edict

 

County will discuss Country Club taxes

 

Grant helps Potsdam start-up company expand jobs

 

Canton Pursues Plans For Whitewater Park

Animal cruelty investigation training planned

 

MOHAWK VALLEY

$1M earmarked to enhance Griffiss assets

 

Amid increased competition, Turning Stone named 'NY's best gaming resort'

 

County board passes farm-protection plan

 

SOUTHERN TIER

Over 400 overdose calls in Broome County so far this year

 

Binghamton University Opens $70 Million Smart Energy Building

 

Local Red Cross highlights importance of disaster preparedness

 

Broome Discusses Actions Against Racism, in Wake of Charlottesville

 

CENTRAL NEW YORK

Why Cayuga County doesn't get cut of del Lago Resort & Casino's revenue

 

Letter: Immigrant children need our protection

 

APPROVED: Legislature OKs sale of Old Library site

 

Onondaga County lawmakers pass new ethics law

 

Lattimore Hall sold; Cayuga Community College expects relationship will remain the same

 

How clean is your kid's school cafeteria? See Onondaga County health inspections

 

Upstate Medical to Use $1.25M State Grant to Fund Lead-Poisoning Prevention Center

 

FINGER LAKES

Livingston County sets public hearing on Shared Services plan

 

Suicide Prevention Task Force to host candlelight vigil on Sept. 7

 

Yancey's Fancy plans $5.5 million project in Genesee County

 

WESTERN NEW YORK

Erie County leaders approve shared services plan

 

ECC's immigrant president reassures undocumented students

 

Chautauqua County to remember 9-11 with ceremony

 

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