NYCOM's Legislative Priorities for 2020


  1. Increase Unrestricted State Aid
  2. Increase Funding for Water and Sewer Infrastructure
  3. Increase Highway Funding
  4. Amend the Newly Enacted Criminal Procedure Discovery Reforms
  5. Limit the Application and Cost of the Prevailing Wage Mandate

Watch news conference from NYCOM's Legislative Priorities Meeting

NYCOM Village Elections Workshop

NYCOM Village Elections Workshop

COST: $50 per person ($100 per person for non-members)

The Village Elections Workshop is a four-hour seminar that will cover the four critical components of the election process: (1) getting on the ballot, (2) preparing the ballot, (3) conducting the election, and (4) post-canvass procedures. This workshop will discuss the laws, obligations, and dates associated with conducting the village elections. Speaker: Rebecca Ruscito, NYCOM Counsel

The workshop is eligible for 4 hours of CLE credit in the Area of Professional Practice. Attorneys wishing to obtain CLE credit for participating in either or both of these webinars MUST PRE-REGISTER. This CLE Course is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys and is a permissible format for newly admitted attorneys. For a copy of NYCOM's CLE Financial Hardship Policy, contact Wade Beltramo at (518) 463-1185. *CLE Credits will be distributed upon completion of the workshop.

WORKSHOP REGISTRATION AND DETAILS

 

2019 Summary of Enacted and Pending Legislation (12/5/19)

2019 Summary of Enacted and Pending Legislation (12/5/19)

The following document summarizes the status of bills of interest passed by both houses of the New York State Legislature in 2019. Organized by subject area, it includes only those initiatives that directly affect cities and villages, beginning with those that were included in the 2019-20 State Budget. 

DECEMBER 5, 2019

National Civic League 2020 All-America City Awards

National Civic League 2020 All-America City Awards

The National Civic League is now accepting applications for the 2020 All-America City Award, focused on enhancing health and well-being through civic engagement. We are looking for applicants with community-driven projects that reflect the concept that good health for the entire community requires a focuson mental, physical, spiritual, cultural and economic well-being.

APPLICATIONS DUE BY FEBRUARAY 19, 2020

New York State Conference of Mayors Meets to Determine 2020 State Budget Priorities

New York State Conference of Mayors Meets to Determine 2020 State Budget Priorities

City and village officials across New York are calling for increased State investment in their communities and changes to recent criminal justice reforms.

November 18, 2019

Policy Brief: New York's 2019 Criminal Justice Reforms

Policy Brief: New York's 2019 Criminal Justice Reforms

This policy brief is intended to provide a summary of New York's 2019 criminal justice reforms, identify the critical changes
the legislation will have on the criminal justice system, and discuss the potential impacts the changes will have on cities and villages.

November 2019

Early Voting FAQs from NYS Board of Elections

Early Voting FAQs from NYS Board of Elections

Chapter 6 of the laws of 2019 enacted early voting in New York State. The first period of early voting will be ahead of the November 5, 2019 General Election.

VIEW FAQS

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NYCOM WINTER LEGISLATIVE MEETING
FEbruary 9-11
Albany Marriott

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