Legislative Offices   ♦   620 State Street, 6th Floor, Schenectady, NY 12305   ♦   518-388-4280   ♦   518-388-4591 (fax)
Anthony Jasenski, Sr., Chairman of the Legislature  ♦  Geoff Hall, Clerk of the Legislature


 

Schenectady County Government is comprised of an elected legislative body composed of 15 representatives elected to four-year terms from four distinct districts.

The districts include:

  • District 1: City of Schenectady       3 Elected Legislators
  • District 2: City of Schenectady       3 Elected Legislators
  • District 3: Towns of Glenville and Niskayuna, and the Village of Scotia     5 Elected Legislators
  • District 4: Towns of Duanesburg, Princetown, and Rotterdam, and the Village of Delanson    4 Elected Legislators

The County Legislature determines all policy for the County and adopts and enacts resolutions and local laws necessary for the operation of County Government.

The County Legislature holds a bi-annual organizational meeting where they elected a Chair and Vice-Chair from their membership.  The Chair of the Legislature is the chief elected official for the County.


10.5.2020 Committee Meeting

 


Public Hearing Notice on Proposed Local Law G-2020

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to section 20 of the Municipal Home Rule Law, a public hearing is hereby called upon proposed Local Law G-2020, to be held before the Legislature of the County of Schenectady, in the Legislative Chambers in the County Office Building, 620 State Street, Schenectady, New York on the 5th day of September, 2020 at 7:00 pm for the purpose of hearing all interested persons on the question of proposed Local Law G-2020, entitled “A LOCAL LAW AUTHORIZING THE LEASE OF REAL PROPERTY OWNED BY THE COUNTY OF SCHENECTADY.”

Submit Comments for Public Hearing on Proposed Local Law G-2020

Members of the public who wish to address the public hearing may do so in person, however for the safety of the public and county staff, COVID-19 safety precautions will be in place.  Those appearing in person must sign up in advance via a webform available on the county website here or by calling the Office of the County Legislature at 518-388-4280.  Members of the public will be required to wear masks, have their temperature taken, and will be admitted to the legislative chamber one at a time to address the public hearing.  Members of the public will be asked to leave the chamber at the conclusion of their remarks.  Members of the public may also submit comments for the Public Hearing in writing by clicking here. The comments will be entered into the record during the meeting.

To minimize the spread of COVID-19, the Schenectady County Legislature has moved its meetings online. Members of the public who would like to submit a comment to be included as part of the record may fill out the official contact form.

Online comments must be submitted by 12:01am on Tuesday, October 5, 2020 for the Tuesday, October 5th, 2020 Public Hearing.

Submit comments here.

Request to comment in person for the Public Hearing on Proposed Local Law G-2020

Click here to request to comment in person at the Public Hearing

Click here to review Proposed Local Law G of 2020


Public Hearing Notice for the purpose of hearing all interested persons on the recommendations of the Schenectady County AFPB regarding Schenectady County Agricultural District No. 1.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to section 303-a of the Agriculture and Markets Law of the State of New York, which requires the legislative body of any county to review the agricultural district every eight years after the date of its creation, and in compliance with such requirement, the Schenectady County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board (AFPB) prepared a report and recommendations regarding district boundaries for consideration by the Legislature of the County of Schenectady that has been filed with the Clerk of the County Legislature.
A public hearing is hereby called, on Monday, October 5, 2020 at 7:00pm to be held before the Legislature of the County of Schenectady in the Legislative Chambers, in the County Office Building, 620 State Street, 6th Floor, Schenectady, NY 12305, for the purpose of hearing all interested persons on the recommendations of the Schenectady County AFPB regarding Schenectady County Agricultural District No. 1.

Submit Comments Public Hearing Notice for the purpose of hearing all interested persons on the recommendations of the Schenectady County AFPB regarding Schenectady County Agricultural District No. 1.

Members of the public who wish to address the public hearing may do so in person, however for the safety of the public and county staff, COVID-19 safety precautions will be in place.  Those appearing in person must sign up in advance via a webform available on the county website here or by calling the Office of the County Legislature at 518-388-4280.  Members of the public will be required to wear masks, have their temperature taken, and will be admitted to the legislative chamber one at a time to address the public hearing.  Members of the public will be asked to leave the chamber at the conclusion of their remarks.  Members of the public may also submit comments for the Public Hearing in writing by clicking here. The comments will be entered into the record during the meeting.

Online comments must be submitted by 12:01am on Tuesday, October 5, 2020 for the Tuesday, October 5th, 2020 Public Hearing.

Submit online comments here.

Request to comment in person for the Public Hearing for the Agricultural District

Click here to request to comment in person at the Public Hearing

Click here to review the 2020 Agricultural District Report


Submit Questions for FB Live:

Schenectady County will conduct a Facebook live event on an as-needed basis.

Residents who wish to submit a COVID-19 related question can fill out the official contact form.

Submission Deadline:

Questions will be taken up until 9am on the day of the FB live event. Questions received after that will be held until the next event.

CLICK HERE to submit your question.


Documents:

2020 Program Budget TENTATIVE

2020 Capital Budget ADOPTED 

2020 County Legislature Meeting Schedule

Standard Work Day and Reporting Resolution