Schenectady County Legislature Announces Dates for the 2014 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program
The Schenectady County Legislature today announced the 2014 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, for safe and environmentally sound disposal.
Posted on: March 04, 2014
Schenectady County Legislature Chairman Anthony Jasenski is Joining with Governor Cuomo to Invite Residents to Volunteer for Citizen Preparedness Corp.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Chairman of the Schenectady County Legislature, Anthony Jasenski, invite you to participate in the Capital Region Citizen Preparedness Corps Training Program that will be held on Saturday, March 1, 2014.
Posted on: February 24, 2014
Schenectady County Passes Resolution Supporting Senate Bill that will Reimburse Counties for Costs Associated with Duplicate Primary Elections
The Schenectady County Legislature passed a resolution during their regular monthly meeting on February 11, 2014 that calls on the State Legislature to approve Senate bill number 6417, entitled AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to the reimbursement to counties and the city of New York of the costs associated with administering primary elections.
Posted on: February 14, 2014
Schenectady County Takes Next Steps to Receive Hurricane Irene - Tropical Storm Lee Flood Mitigation Project Funding
Schenectady County Legislature Chairman Tony Jasenski recently spoke on behalf of six flood mitigation projects in Schenectady County during a public hearing held by Empire State Development to consider final funding for the county’s Hurricane Irene-Tropical Storm Lee Flood Mitigation Capital Project Plan. The projects in the Towns of Rotterdam, Duanesburg, and Princetown would address lingering flood damage due to Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee and to position the county to withstand future severe weather events.
Posted on: February 13, 2014
New Testing, Repair and Logistics Operations Center Bringing 150 New Jobs to Schenectady County's Glenville Business and Technolgy Park
Schenectady County joined with Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to announce that Communications Test Design Inc. (CTDI), a leader in global engineering, repair, logistics and product manufacturing in the communications service industry, has selected the Glenville Business and Technology Park in Schenectady County for a new, 130,000 square foot facility that will create 150 new jobs. The CTDI project represents a total investment of $11.4 million in New York State.
Posted on: February 03, 2014
Schenectady County Announces 2014-2015 County Initiative Grant Program
Anthony Jasenski, Chairman of the Schenectady County Legislature, is pleased to announce the continuation of the County Initiative Arts Grant Program (CIP) for 2014-2015. Dedicated art and tourism funds will be distributed to local organizations in support of activities in historic preservation and the performing, visual, and literary arts.
Posted on: January 22, 2014
Schenectady County Provides Important Tips for Residents During Extreme Cold Temperatures
Schenectady County is warning Schenectady County residents to take precautions during the coming days of artic-like temperatures and oppressive wind chills. The Schenectady County Office of Emergency Management urges county residents to follow these safety tips to protect themselves, their families and their loved ones from freezing conditions.
Posted on: January 21, 2014
Schenectady County Announces 2014 Rabies Vaccination Clinic Dates
Schenectady County has announced the dates for the 2014 Rabies Vaccination Clinics. The annual program provides Schenectady County residents with free vaccinations for their cats, dogs and ferrets.
Posted on: January 20, 2014
Schenectady County Closes on Property to be leased to the R-C (Rotterdam-Carmen) Little League for New Little League Complex
Schenectady County officials have announced that the County has formally purchased 8.7 acres of land on Burdeck Street which will allow the R-C (Rotterdam-Carmen) Little League to begin construction on a new baseball complex.
Posted on: January 10, 2014
Schenectady County Legislature Elects New Leadership at Bi-Annual Organizational Meeting
The Schenectady County Legislature held its Bi-Annual Organizational Meeting and swearing-in ceremony on Monday, January 6, 2014 in the Schenectady County Legislature Chamber.
Posted on: January 07, 2014
Schenectady County Partners with Martin, Harding and Mazzotti to Offer a "Safe Ride Home" for New Years.
The Schenectady County Sheriff and the STOP-DWI Program will once again partner this year with Martin, Harding and Mazzotti on the Safe Ride Home Program for New Year’s Eve. This year, Schenectady County residents can receive a free taxi ride home on New Year’s Eve by calling 1-800-529-1010.
Posted on: December 30, 2013
Velocity Print Solutions to Expand in Glenville
Schenectady County and the Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority today joined with National Grid to announce an expansion of Velocity Print Solutions at the Glenville Business and Technology Park in Schenectady County.
Posted on: December 17, 2013
Schenectady County Residents Recycle More Than 6,500 Gallons and 11,000 Pounds of Hazardous Material During Successful 2013 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program
Judith Dagostino, Chairwoman of the Schenectady County Legislature, today announced that more than 300 fifty-gallon drums including more than 6,500 gallons of hazardous liquids and 11,000 pounds of hazardous materials were collected during Schenectady County’s successful 2013 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program. The program was utilized by 798 residents/households, a 53 percent increase over 2012.
Posted on: December 13, 2013
Schenectady County Celebrates National Adoption Month with Annual Tree Lighting on Wednesday, November 20th
Schenectady County will host an Adoption Day Celebration and their annual Adoption Tree lighting in recognition of National Adoption Month on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 4p.m. in front of the Schenectady County Office Building (620 State Street). The tree lighting is a visible symbol of recognition for those families who have adopted children the past year.
Posted on: November 20, 2013
Schenectady County Warns Residents of Unnecessry Fee-for-Service Offer to Apply for STAR Exemption
Schenectady County would like to warn residents of individuals offering their service for a fee to apply for the STAR (School Tax Relief) property tax exemption. This service is unnecessary and can be easily done for free.
Posted on: November 07, 2013
Schenectady County Congratulates Transfinder on their New Corporate Headquarters on State Street in Downtown Schenectady.
Schenectady County Congratulates Transfinder on their new corporate headquarters on State Street in Downtown Schenectady. Schenectady County leaders joined with Antonio Civitella, founder, president and CEO of Transfinder, and his staff and the official ribbon cutting for the new building.
Posted on: October 11, 2013
Local Business CMS Expanding at Schenectady County Business Center
Custom Manufacturing Solutions (CMS) will expand its manufacturing and distribution facility at the Schenectady County Business Center at 920 Albany Street in Schenectady. CMS was founded in 1997 and supplies parts and other supplies to the freight rail industry as well as major transit agencies including the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and New York City Transit. CMS also manufactures parts and assemblies and provides parts distribution services to both freight and commuter railroads.
Posted on: September 27, 2013
Clean-up at Former McDonalds Site in Scotia is Completed
The Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority today announced that environmental clean-up work has been completed at the former McDonalds site at 25 Mohawk Avenue in the Village of Scotia. The project was completed on time and under budget by Metroplex.
Posted on: September 23, 2013
Schenectady County Legislature to Hold 2014 Budget Review Meetings
Pursuant to section 7.1.6 of the Rules of the Legislature, the Committee on Ways and Means will hold a series of special meetings for the purpose of reviewing the proposed 2014 Program Budget and the proposed 2014-2019 Capital Improvement Program.
Posted on: September 19, 2013
Don't Miss Schenectady County Pedal-Paddle-Run this Saturday, Sept. 21st. Registration is OPEN!
Looking to share time with your family and make new friends? How about testing your endurance and improving your overall wellness? Do sun, sweat and stamina get you excited? Then you need to participate in the Annual Schenectady County Pedal-Paddle-Run Triathlon!
Posted on: September 13, 2013