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

2021 Legislature Meeting Schedule


Meeting Date
Committee Meeting April 5, 2021 - 7:00pm
Regular Meeting April 13, 2021 - 7:00pm
Upcoming Legislative Committee Meeting

April 2021 Committee Meeting Agenda

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Upcoming Legislative Regular Meeting

April 2021 Regular Meeting Agenda

April 2021 Rules Committee Agenda

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


Public Comments:

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.

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.

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Public Hearings 

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON

RECOMMENDATIONS OF SCHENECTADY COUNTY AGRICULTURAL FARMLAND PROTECTION BOARD TO INCLUDE CERTAIN PARCELS IN THE SCHENECTADY COUNTY AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT NUMBER 1

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to section 303-b of the Agriculture and Markets Law of the State of New York, that one or more requests for inclusion of predominantly viable agricultural land within a certified agricultural district have been filed with the Schenectady County Legislature.  A public hearing is hereby called, on Monday, March 1, 2021 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 Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board regarding applications to include the following parcels in the Schenectady County Agricultural District:

 

Town                    S/B/L                    Owner

 

Duanesburg           80.00-1-13.1         Steven and Erin Smith

 

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Legislative Contacts, Documents and Calendars