Message from the County Legislative Chair

Welcome to Schenectady County - a great place to work, live and raise a family.

Schenectady County has a proud history of blazing new trails of discovery. We were the home of Thomas Edison and Charles Steinmetz who changed the world with their innovation. We continue to be the home of leaders of industry and future trailblazers creating new opportunities in research, technology and innovation.

It has been said that “leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” Today our community is reaping the benefit of the strong leadership exhibited by our County Legislature as we’ve translated a strong vision for the entire county into bold action.

Schenectady County has seen remarkable growth as we’ve created a successful, unified economic development strategy. Read More...


Message from the Chair

Welcome to Schenectady County - a great place to work, live and raise a family.




News & Announcements

Capital Region Land Bank Wins $200,000 State Grant to Improve Homes in Rotterdam Junction

The Capital Region Land Bank has received a $200,000 grant from the New York State Housing Trust Fund Corporation.

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Schenectady County Issues Boil Water Order For Portion of Congress Street in the City of Schenectady

The Schenectady County Department of Environmental Health has issued a BOIL WATER ORDER for Congress Street between

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Schenectady County Announces Recipients of the 2017 County Initiative Arts and Tourism Grant Awards

The Schenectady County Legislature has announced the list of local community organizations that will receive grant awards through the 2017/2018 County Initiative Program (CIP).  The program uses de

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