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

Schenectady County Legislature Approves Resolution in Support of Ride-sharing Services in Upstate New York

The Schenectady County Legislature approved a resolution at their March Regular Meeting encouraging the Governor an

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Schenectady County Legislature Regular Meeting Postponed Until Thursday, March 16th

The regularly monthly meeting of the Schenectady County Legislature scheduled for Tuesday, March 14, 2017 has been POSTPONED due to severe weatehr and is rescheduled for THURSDAY, MARCH 16,

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Schenectady County State of Emergency and Travel Ban Lifted

The County of Schenectady State of Emergency due to a major winter storm will be lifted at 5am on Wednesday

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