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Schenectady County Environmental Health has issued a BOIL WATER ORDER for the ENTIRE TOWN OF NISKAYUNA
The Schenectady County Department of Environmental Health has issued a BOIL WATER ORDER for the entire Town of Niskayuna as a precautionary measure in response to a water main break.
Posted on: September 03, 2015

Route 5S Bike Trail Crossing Improvements in Rotterdam to Begin August 10th
Schenectady County officials have announced that construction on the NYS Route 5S bike trail crossing in Rotterdam is scheduled to begin the week of August 10, 2015. The project’s goal is to improve safety when trail users cross Route 5S on the Mohawk Hudson Bike Trail. Construction is anticipated to take several weeks and no closings of the trail are expected.
Posted on: August 06, 2015

Public Hearing on the Adoption of SCCC Operating Budget to be Held Monday, August 3rd
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Schenectady County Legislature will meet in the Legislative Chambers in the County Office Building, Schenectady, New York on the 3th day of August, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of hearing all interested persons on the question of adoption of the following budget for the Schenectady County Community College for the period commencing September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2016.
Posted on: July 28, 2015

Schenectady County Offers Important Tips to Residents During Days of High Heat
Schenectady County is warning County residents to take precautions during the coming days of high temperatures. Temperatures are expected into the 90’s this week.
Posted on: July 28, 2015

Schenectady County Announces Return of Family Movie Nights
Schenectady County is proud to announce the return of Schenectady County Family Movie Nights. These FREE family entertainment events will be brought to communities around Schenectady County this summer. The fun starts each night at 7:00pm with entertainment and activities by Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady and the Scotia Glenville Children’s Traveling Museum, followed by outdoor screenings of Academy Award Winner, Disney’s Big Hero 6.
Posted on: July 27, 2015

Schenectady County Breaks Ground on New Phyllis Bornt Branch Library and Family Literacy Center
Schenectady County officials were joined today by members of the Schenectady County Public Library Board of Trustees and members of the community for a ground breaking ceremony starting the construction of the 4,950 sq. ft. Phyllis Bornt Library Branch and Family Literacy Center.
Posted on: June 25, 2015

Schenectady County Celebrates the Official Unveiling of the New Library Plaza and Re-Dedication of Library Sculpture
Schenectady County officials were joined today by Schenectady County Public Library Board of Trustees President Cheryl Cufari, members of the Library Board, and community members to officially unveil the newly renovated Library Plaza and re-dedicate the Sculpture “Ishmael” at the Central Library Branch.
Posted on: June 09, 2015

Schenectady County Legislature Accepts Funding from Schenectady Foundation and The Chamber of Schenectady in Support of Summer Youth Jobs Program
The Schenectady County Legislature has voted to accept funding from the Schenectady Foundation and The Chamber of Schenectady in support of the 2015 Schenectady County Summer Youth Employment Program. The program, which runs from July through August, provides youth ages 14-21 from throughout Schenectady County a unique opportunity to gain meaningful on-the-job training at a variety of local business and government agencies.
Posted on: May 26, 2015

Schenectady County Community College Announces Dr. Steady Moono as Next President
The Schenectady County Community College Board of Trustees announced today Dr. Steady Moono will be the College’s next president. Dr. Moono was officially appointed by the State University of New York Board of Trustees today at its meeting in Albany.
Posted on: May 06, 2015

Schenectady County Announces Family Dollar to be Built on Site with New Library Branch/Literacy Center
Schenectady County Leaders have announced that Family Dollar will build a new 8,300 square foot store at 954 State Street in Schenectady next to the site where the County will build a new 4,800 square foot branch library and literacy Center. The two projects are being built on a former vacant lot that was purchased by the County. The new facilities will be a boost to neighborhood revitalization efforts in the Hamilton Hill and Vale neighborhoods in Schenectady.
Posted on: May 04, 2015

Schenectady County Legislature Announces Selection of Recipients for the 2015 County Initiative Grants Program
The Schenectady County Legislature has announced the list of local community organizations that will receive grant awards through the 2015/2016 County Initiative Program (CIP). The program uses dedicated funds from the County’s Hotel/Motel Bed Tax to support projects that promote the performing, visual and literary arts and historic preservation within Schenectady County. The County Legislature adopted a resolution awarding grants totaling $36,000 to 32 community organizations.
Posted on: May 04, 2015

Automated Dynamics to Expand in Schenectady County
Empire State Development (ESD) has announced that Automated Dynamics, a high-tech manufacturer of composite structures, will expand in New York State with a new, custom-built 30,000 square foot building at the Niskayuna Commerce Park in Schenectady County. The $3.5 million investment will create 20 new manufacturing jobs and retain 30 existing jobs. Automated Dynamics has outgrown its current manufacturing facility on Nott Street in Schenectady and the facility was outdated.  The company considered numerous locations including other states before selecting the Niskayuna Commerce Park for this new investment.
Posted on: April 22, 2015

Still Time to Register for Schenectady County Pedal-Paddle-Run Family Triathlon on Saturday, May 2nd
Schenectady County is proud to announce that the Annual Schenectady County Pedal-Paddle-Run Triathlon is back for 2015 at a new location along the Mohawk. The event will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Aqueduct Park in Niskayuna.
Posted on: April 22, 2015

Schenectady County Legislature to Hold Special Meeting
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to Subdivision three of section 2.03 of Article II of the Administrative Code of the County of Schenectady, there is hereby called a Special Meeting of the County Legislature by the Clerk thereof, at the direction of Chair Anthony Jasenski, Sr.
Posted on: April 21, 2015

Schenectady County to Host Public Meeting to Discuss Bike Trail Project
Schenectady County will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 to discuss the proposed riverside bike trail through the Mohawk Harbor site in the City of Schenectady. The meeting will be held from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Schenectady County Library’s McChesney Room, 99 Clinton Street in downtown Schenectady.
Posted on: April 21, 2015

Capital Region Land Bank Issues Bid to Renovate and Demolish 17 Properties
The Capital Region Land Bank has issued a bid for 17 blighted properties in Schenectady and Montgomery County with nine buildings slated for demo, while eight others will be prepped for resale and renovation. The Land Bank continues to assist with neighborhood revitalization efforts in both Schenectady and Amsterdam. The goal is to improve neighborhoods by removing blighted properties that are beyond repair while renovating and repairing others.
Posted on: April 16, 2015

Institute for Clinical Pharmacodynamics to Open Capital Region Office in Schenectady County
The Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority and the Schenectady County Unified Economic Development Team announced today that the Institute for Clinical Pharmacodynamics, Inc. (ICPD) will move its Capital Region office to 242 Broadway in downtown Schenectady. The company is currently located in Latham, NY and also has an office in Buffalo, NY.
Posted on: April 14, 2015

Schenectady County Announces 2015 Household Hazardous Waste Program
The Schenectady County Legislature today announced the 2015 Schenectady County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Program. The program allows County residents to bring unwanted hazardous chemicals from around their homes to the Schenectady County Yard Waste Composting Facility and Resident Recycling Center at 24 Hetcheltown Rd. or the Schenectady County Public Works Facility at 100 Keller Ave., for safe and environmentally sound disposal.
Posted on: March 31, 2015

Assistance Available for those Impacted by Jay Street Fire
If you have been impacted by the fire that occurred on the morning of Friday, March 6, please be advised that assistance is available at the Schenectady County Human Services Building at 797 Broadway, Schenectady, NY during business hours or call 382-0383 after hours.
Posted on: March 06, 2015

Schenectady County Legislature’s Committee on Intergovernmental Cooperation Convened a Community Meeting on Shared Services and Government Efficiency
The Schenectady County Legislature’s Committee on Intergovernmental Cooperation hosted a community meeting on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 to discuss the New York State Property Tax Credit Freeze Credit and begin a dialog with Schenectady County local municipalities regarding new ways to work together to share services and operate more efficiently.
Posted on: February 11, 2015
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