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  • pws14atPublic Works School

    OCTOBER 20-22 • SARATOGA SPRINGS

    ATTEND THIS TRAINING EVENT FOR:
    • Sessions that discuss cutting-edge technology; new & emerging state & federal regulations; road & highway issues; safety standards; best practices; labor & management; emergency management; budgeting; & professional development
    • An opportunity to network with peers & providers of municipal products & services
    • Certification credits for DOH, Wastewater, & PDH

    CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS
    CLICK HERE FOR EXPO DETAILS (SOLD OUT)

  • NYCOM Workshops on thetaxfreezeart
    PROPERTY TAX FREEZE

    OCTOBER 27
       • VILLAGE OF ARCADE and VILLAGE OF FAIRPORT

    NOVEMBER 12

       • CITY OF WHITE PLAINS

    In order for residents to be eligible for the Freeze Credit enacted as part of the 2014-15 State Budget, local governments have to meet certain requirements including compliance with the tax cap and the development and submission of a Government Efficiency Plan.

    CLICK HERE FOR WORKSHOP DETAILS AND ONLINE REGISTRATION.

  • webwed2WEBINAR WEDNESDAY
    Planning & Zoning 

    Whether you are a new or a seasoned municipal official, these webinars will provide you with the most up-to-date information in planning and zoning law.

    • Nov. 5A Primer on the Open Meetings Law, Minutes, Meeting Procedures, & Public Hearings for ZBAs & Planning Boards
    • Nov. 12 - SEQRA for ZBA & Planning Board Actions
    • Nov. 19 - The Basic Procedures for Reviewing Variance, Special Use Permit, Site Plan Approval & Other Applications
    • Dec. 3An Overview of Dealing with Grandfathered Uses, Adult Establishments & Cell Towers

    For more webinar details or to register for the Webinar Wednesday Series, please click HERE.

  • nlcpixNATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES
    2014 Congress of Cities & Exposition

    Get Equipped to Take on Your City's Future Challenges

    Register now for the nation's largest educational and networking event for local elected officials and staff. This year's theme, The Future of Cities, will showcase the innovative ways cities are driving change today, and will help you prepare for your community's future.

    CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION AND MEETING DETAILS.

  • mix13THE MIX
    Municipal Innovation eXchange

    The Municipal Innovation eXchange (The MIX) is a collaborative effort of the four statewide local government associations that represent every municipality and school district in the state. NYCOM, the NYS Association of Counties, the Association of Towns of the State of NY, and the NYS School Boards Association have created The MIX to help local governments maximize their effectiveness and efficiency through education, compiling and sharing local success stories, identifying and reforming barriers to efficiency, and establishing standards for evaluating when a shared service makes sense.

    Click HERE for presentation materials from June 19th.

    For more information on The MIX, follow @TheMIX_NYS on Twitter, or contact the NYCOM office.

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    STOP THE TAX SHIFT
    Tax Shifting is Bad for New York

    The New York State Conference of Mayors created a single-issue website www.StopTheTaxShift.org, to defend taxpayers from tax shifts that may be pushed from the state onto cities and villages.

    Local officials and private citizens can and should use this site as a resource to help educate state leaders, legislators and opinion makers on those state mandates that are the key culprits in obstructing local officials efforts to control spending and property taxes.


ALBANY ACTION

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NYCOM Statement on Newly Announced Pension Contribution Rates

Property Tax Freeze Fact Sheet & Guidance Document

Guidelines for CHIPS Funding Including Clarification of ADA Compliance Requirements

2014 Summary of Legislation (as of Sept. 30)

LET NY WORKA historic coalition united in the pursuit of significant mandate relief

UPCOMING EVENTS


NYCOM Workshops on the Property Tax Freeze 
Oct 27 - Arcade | Oct. 27 - Fairport | Nov. 12 - White Plains

REGISTER HERE

NYCOM Public Works Training School
Oct. 20-22 - Holiday Inn (Saratoga Springs)
ATTENDEE DETAILS 
EXPO DETAILS

SAMPO Western Conference
Oct. 22-24 - Niagara Falls
RESISTER HERE

OSC - Property Tax Cap Review & Tax Freeze Details
Oct. 23 (10am) - Webinar
REGISTER HERE

Understanding Municipal Options for Workers' Compensation Insurance
Sponsored by Comp Alliance
Oct. 30 - Village Hall in Tivoli (free)
REGISTER HERE

NYCOM's WEBINAR WEDNESDAY
Planning & Zoning
Nov. 5 | Nov. 12 | Nov. 19 | Dec. 3
REGISTER HERE

NYCOM Legislative Priorities Meeting
Nov. 17 - Hilton Albany
NYCOM Members Only
REGISTER HERE (NO FEE)

NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES
Congress of Cities & Exposition
Nov. 18-22 - Austin, Texas
REGISTER HERE

Doing Business with the EFC: Funding Opportunities for Water & Wastewater Infrastructure
Nov. 18 - Westchester

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT

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Harriett Tubman, known for her involvement in the underground railroad during the Civil War, settled in Auburn after the Civil War.

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