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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

Click on district number for a map of the district.

District Locales Seats
District 1 City of Schenectady 3 Elected Officials
District 2 City of Schenectady 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
Special Meeting June 22, 2022 at 6:00pm
Committee Meeting July 5, 2022 at 7:00pm

Regular Meeting

July12, 2022 at 7:00pm 

Attend a Meeting In-Person

Members of the public who attend the meeting should enter the County Office Building through the State Street entrance.

Upcoming Legislative Committee Meeting: June 6, 2022

June 6, 2022 at 7pm

June 2022 Committee Agenda

To view the meeting live click here

Upcoming Legislative Regular Meeting: June 14, 2022

June 14, 2022 at 7pm 

June 2022 Regular Meeting Agenda

June 2022 Rules Committee Agenda

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Special Meeting and Public Hearing: June 22, 2022

Public Hearing and Special Meeting Agenda

Special Meeting Notice:

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., to wit:

THERE SHALL BE a Special Meeting of the Schenectady County Legislature on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. by the call of Chair Anthony Jasenski, Sr. in the Legislative Chambers, Schenectady County Office Building, 620 State Street, Schenectady, NY for the consideration of a resolution adopting proposed local law A of 2022 regarding the extension of the mortgage recording tax and a resolution setting the date, time and location of the County Legislature’s July 12, 2022 meeting.

Public Hearing Notice:

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to section 20 of the Municipal Home Rule Law, a public hearing is hereby called upon proposed Local Law A-2022, 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 22nd day of June, 2022 at 6:00 pm for the purpose of hearing all interested persons on the question of proposed Local Law A-2022, entitled “A LOCAL LAW TO REPEAL LOCAL LAW NO. 7-2019 AND TO RENEW THE MORTGAGE RECORDING TAX IN SCHENECTADY COUNTY”

The abstract of the proposed Local Law is as follows:
The proposed local law would repeal Local Law 7 of 2019 and would renew the mortgage recording tax of twenty-five cents for each one hundred dollars and each remaining major fraction thereof of principal debt or obligation which is secured by the execution of a mortgage or like instrument. Such local law shall impose such tax under the authority the New York State Tax Law. This local law shall take effect on August 1, 2022, and shall be deemed repealed, and of no force and effect, on or after a date that is three years from the date of enactment of this local law.

A complete copy of the proposed local law may be obtained by contacting the Clerk of the Legislature at 620 State Street, Floor 6, Schenectady, New York 12305, or by calling the Clerk's Office at (518)388-4280.
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that all interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard on said proposed local law at the place and time aforesaid.


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