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)

Medicaid & Human Services

NYSAC Memos and Letters

NYSAC Letter to Governor's Counsel

Families First Letter to Senator Charles Schumer 

Families First Letter to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand


NYSAC White Papers and Reports

Recent Resolutions

February 2017

  1. Resolution Urging the New York State Congressional Delegation to Preserve the Medicaid Expansion and Basic Health Plan Program Options Allowed under the Affordable Care Act and Oppose Efforts to Cap Federal Medicaid Payments to the States
  2. Resolution Urging the Governor and Legislature to Maintain Our Mutual Goals of Not Shifting New Costs to Counties, While Maintaining Reasonable Local Flexibility over Administrative Functions, as the State Realigns Medicaid Administrative Functions and Human Services Programs
  3. Resolution Urging the Governor and Legislature to Gradually Restore the 50/50 State/County Cost-Sharing for the Safety Net Program, to Increase Shelter Grant Reimbursements to Counties and to Provide Sufficient Resources to Provide Safe and Secure Housing
  4. Resolution Urging New York State to Fully Fund All Costs Related to Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility and Ensure that Any Statutory or Administrative Changes Fully Recognize the Responsibility of Locally Elected District Attorneys to Promote Public Safety, Maintain Victims’ Rights and Ensure Accountability in the Justice System


September 2016

  1. Resolution Urging New York State to Hold Counties Harmless for Federal
    Medicaid Recoupments that are the Direct Result of State Procedural or
    Administrative Failures
  2. Resolution Urging the Governor and State Legislature to Provide Additional
  3. Resources and Technical Assistance to County Operated Nursing Homes as
    They Transition to a Mandatory Managed Care Model
  4. Resolution Urging the Governor and Legislature to Maintain Our Mutual
    Goals of Not Shifting New Costs to Counties, While Maintaining Reasonable
    Local Flexibility over Administrative Functions, as the State Realigns
    Medicaid Administrative Functions and Human Services Programs
  5. Resolution Urging the Governor and Legislature to Gradually Restore the
    50/50 State/County Cost Sharing for the Safety Net Program, to Increase
    Shelter Grant Reimbursements to Counties and to Provide Sufficient
    Resources to Provide Safe and Secure Housing
  6. Resolution Urging the State to Provide Technical and Financial Assistance
    to Counties to Hold Localities Harmless from New Costs Associated with
    Federal Child Care Law Changes to Ensure Local Child Care Slots are Not
    Lost Due to Increased Costs of Meeting the New Federal Mandates

February 2016

  1. Resolution Urging New York State to Fully Fund All Costs Related to Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility and Ensure that Any Statutory or Administrative Changes Fully Recognize the Responsibility of Locally Elected District Attorneys to Promote Public Safety, Maintain Victims’ Rights and Ensure Accountability in the Justice System
  2. Resolution Urging the Governor and Legislature to Gradually Restore the 50/50 State/County Cost Sharing for the Safety Net Program and to Increase Shelter Grant Reimbursements to Counties
  3. Resolution Urging the State to Provide Technical and Financial Assistance to Counties to Hold Localities Harmless from New Costs Associated with Federal Child Care Law Changes to Ensure Local Child Care Slots are Not Lost Due to Increased Costs of Meeting the New Federal Mandates
  4. Resolution Urging the Governor and Legislature to Eliminate Administrative Funding Caps on State Reimbursements to Local Social Service Districts for Safety and Security Improvements

September 2015

  1. Resolution Urging New York State to Fully Fund All Costs Related to Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility and Ensure that Any Law Changes Fully Recognize the Responsibility of Locally Elected District Attorneys to Promote Public Safety, Maintain Victims’ Rights and Ensure Accountability in the Justice System   
  2. Resolution Urging the Governor and Legislature to Maintain Their Goal of Not Shifting New Costs to Counties as the State Continues its Implementation of the State Takeover of Medicaid Administrative Costs 
  3. Resolution Urging New York State to Renew Its Commitment to Prevent and Protect Children from Abuse and Neglect by Restoring State Share Funding Levels to 65 percent under the Existing Open-Ended Child Welfare Financing Mechanism   
  4. Resolution Calling on the State to Provide Additional Technical and Fiscal Assistance to Counties to Implement New Rules for Able Bodied Adults Without Dependents Related to Work Participation Requirements Under the Federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program   
 

Standing Committee Members

Kira Pospesel, Greene, Chair
Robert Franklin, Monroe, Vice-Chair
NYSAC Staff Contact: Dave Lucas 
 
Marie Born Fulton County
Tina Brown Monroe County
Michael F. Conners Albany County
Corinda Crossdale Monroe County
Jerry Davis Wyoming County
Deborah Drawe Monroe County
Kathryn Dyjak New York City
Michael Fitzgerald Madison County
Kelly Hansen (Ex-Officio)  CLMHD
Sheila Harrigan (Ex-Officio) NYPWA
Aola Jackson Chemung County
Kathleen Rooney  Schenectady County
John Searles  Cattaraugus County
Rachel Seeber  Warren County
Matthew Simpson Warren County
James Thomson Delaware County
Pete Yendall Livingston County