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County Legislature

County Legislature

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

Legislative Districts

District Locales Seats
District 1 City of Schenectady 3 Elected Officials
District 2 City of Schenetady 3 Elected Officials
District 3 Town of Glenville, Town of Niskayuna, Village of Scotia 5 Elected Officials
District 4 Town of Duanesburg, Town of Princetown, Town of Rotterdam, Village of Delanson 4 Elected Officials

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 elect a Chair and Vice-Chair from their membership. The Chair of the Legislature is the chief elected official for the County.



Meeting Date
Committee Meeting (Meeting will be held at Carl B. Taylor Auditorium at SUNY SCCC) January 3, 2022 at 5:30pm

Regular Meeting

January 11, 2022 at 7:00pm


Special Notice for the January 11, 2022 Schenectady County Legislature Regular Meeting at 7:00pm

Due to the number of COVID cases in the community, in accordance with Chapter 417 of the Laws of 2021, as well as the health and safety guidelines issued by New York State, the Legislature’s January 11, 2022 meeting will be held remotely. The public will be able to observe via live stream on the County's YouTube page (https://www.youtube.com/SchenectadyCounty).

 

Members of the public wishing to submit comments for privilege of the floor may do so via the privilege of the floor form.


Attend a Meeting In-Person

As of June 1, 2021 the Schenectady County Legislature would like to invite members of the public to attend our meetings. We are adhering to COVID-19 protocols and have limited space in the chambers. Secure a space in the meeting by registering for an attendee spot clicking the link below.

Sign up to attend a meeting in person

Members of the public who attend the meeting will enter the County Office Building through the State Street entrance. Only individuals who have signed up in advance and received a confirmation email will be permitted to enter.  Seating in the Legislative Chamber is limited and will observe social distancing requirements. All members of the public will be required to wear a mask at all times while in the County Building and Chambers.

If all the available spots are filled we ask that you please submit any comments for privilege of the floor or public hearings through our Public Comment Form and follow the meeting live on our YouTube Page


Submit Public Comments

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.

Public hearing comments must be submitted by 12:01am on the day of the public hearing. 

Privilege of the Floor comments must be submitted by 12:01am on the day of the County Legislature's regular meeting.

Submit Public Comments

Upcoming Legislative Committee Meeting

January 2022 Organizational Meeting Agenda

January 2022 Committee Meeting Agenda

To view the meeting live click here

Upcoming Legislative Regular Meeting

January 2022 Regular Meeting Agenda

January 2022 Regular Meeting - January 11, 2022

 

Due to the number of COVID cases in the community, in accordance with Chapter 417 of the Laws of 2021, as well as the health and safety guidelines issued by New York State, the Legislature’s January 11, 2022 meeting will be held remotely. The public will be able to observe via live stream on the County's YouTube page (https://www.youtube.com/SchenectadyCounty).

Members of the public wishing to submit comments for privilege of the floor may do so via the privilege of the floor form.

 

To view the meeting live click here.

Information on submitting comments for privilege of the floor can be found in the Public Comments section. 

Upcoming Public Hearings

There are currently no scheduled public hearings

Legislative Contacts, Documents and Calendars