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  • Tri-County Electric Vehicle Shared Services Purchasing Initiative

    The new shared services partnership to procure electric vehicles (EV) is in effort to tackle climate change.

  • County Administrators And Managers Lead Through COVID And Beyond

    As our counties approach the close of 2021 and plan for 2022, here are some of the issues that are at the top of our lists. 

  • Competency Restoration Whitepaper

    NYSAC, in partnership with the Conference of Local Mental Hygiene Directors (CLMHD), has developed a series of statutory reforms to improve restoration services and reduce the county cost of restoring defendants to competency. 

  • Webinar: Planning for Safe School Re-Openings: Screening Testing 101

    This webinar explains how pooled testing can be used as a screening testing strategy in schools and share how counties could take advantage of the ELC Reopening Schools awards available through New York State. 

  • Webinar: The ABCs of PFAS - What County Officials Need to Know

    As owners, users, and regulators of water resources and protectors of public health, counties will play a critical role in addressing concerns with PFAS exposure in their communities. This webinar brings county leaders up to speed on what New York State is doing to regulate these “forever chemicals” and what resources and technologies are available to remove them from our environment and drinking water.

  • Webinar: New York State Legalized Cannabis: Now What?

    Moving cannabis out of the unregulated black market will have public health, public safety, criminal justice, and economic implications for which counties will want to prepare. This webinar provides county leaders with an overview of adult-use cannabis in New York State and begin to discuss how it will impact local governments. 

  • The Right Size For County Legislatures? It All Depends.

    Gerald Benjamin discusses the factors of county government size and the current state of county legislatures.

  • Webinar: Countering Vaccine Skepticism and Building Confidence

    In this webinar, we hear from national experts about strategies and messaging that county leaders and local health officials can use to reassure the public of the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine and encourage everyone eligible to get vaccinated. 

  • Cannabis Law Whitepaper

    On March 31, 2021, the Governor signed into law the Marihuana Regulation and Taxation Act, A.1248A (Peoples-Stokes)/S.854A(Krueger), which legalizes adult-use cannabis with the stated goal of generating significant new revenue.

  • State Actions Eroding The Local Tax Base

    Over the last two state budget cycles, numerous actions have been taken in the State Budget that severely undermine the local tax base.

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Albany, NY 12207
Phone: (518) 465-1473
Fax: (518) 465-0506

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