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, November 30, 2017

Thursday's news from counties across the state.
What's wrong with eliminating the state and local tax deduction (SALT)

It Started as a Tax Cut. Now It Could Change American Life.

Elections officials seek to keep up with emerging cyber threats
Just to be clear: Senate, Assembly special elections will be called; timing TBD
State budget under pressure

Congestion Pricing to Drive Albany's Infrastructure Agenda in 2018
Cabaret law repeal lets New York City dance – as long as you're zoned for it

NIFA backs away from conference call on Nassau County budget
Suffolk County Executive Starts Online Petition Against Tax Overhaul Plan
Thousands Of Beetle-Infested Trees Cut Down In Suffolk County
Putnam County to Sue Drugmakers Over Opioid Epidemic
Planners: Metro growth will stall without more housing, transit

HUDSON VALLEY                                                    
Orange County announces 2018 municipal grants
County Emergency Response Department Schedules Citizens Training Session
Over $1.4 million in federal Head Start and Early Head Start funding for Ulster County
County Executive's Corner: Keeping the Dark Days Away
Budget uncertainty lands Westchester County a negative outlook
State lays out $150 million Harriman interchange project
DEC Unsatisfied with GE's Hudson River Cleanup Efforts

Editorial: Schenectady County Drug Court grant worth the expense
Rensselaer County residents speak out against ICE program application

NORTH COUNTRY                                 
Regional wastewater needs flagged in new report
Manufacturer expands in Plattsburgh, adds dozens of jobs
New St. Lawrence County farmers can receive state help from $1 million New Farmers Grant Fund
Clinton County budget on pace for approval

Herkimer Co. Board of Elections releases official election results

Cuomo announces NYS investing $7.75M into Corning Inc.
City receives $663,000 from state to replace drinking water lines
Steuben votes to join lawsuit against opioid manufacturers

NY ag commissioner offers help to update Owasco Lake watershed regulations
Sales tax revenue down in Auburn, up in rest of Cayuga County
'Community grid' solved Syracuse pollution problem in 1990s (Your letters)
Oswego County Drug Task Force seized more than $3M in cash, drugs since 2015
Oswego County exploring study for wastewater treatment facility
Sip On Syracuse: Onondaga County's first 'adult beverage trail' ready to launch

Monroe County poised to join long list suing companies that produce opioid medications
Inconsistent, confusing data limits understanding of the scope and scale of opioid crisis
Seneca Lake resort tax deal approved
Seneca Supervisors committee opposes waste-to-energy proposal

Niagara County clerk to host Hartland session on pistol permit renewals
Cattaraugus County job stats ‘steady,' analyst says