AARP will prioritize projects that deliver inclusive solutions that meet the needs of diverse populations, as well as those that directly engage volunteers through permanent or temporary solutions that aim to achieve one or more of the following outcome areas:
As COVID infections continue to spread, many local officials are struggling to deal with municipal departments that have been negatively impacted by quarantines required as a result of employees being exposed to the virus. Fortunately, one method of addressing this problem is the recent availability of vaccines. Please see the guidance below related to vaccine distribution.
• VACCINATORS NEEDED (added 1-25-21)
• UPDATED NYS COVID-19 PAID SICK LEAVE GUIDANCE (added 1-22-21)
• NY ALERT REGARDING THE AVAILABILITY OF VACCINE DOSES (added 1-14-21)
• STATE RUN COVID-19 VACCINATION SITES OPEN (added 1-13-21)
• SCHEDULED APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED TO GET A VACCINATION. FIND OUT HERE IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE (added 1-13-21)
• UPDATED 1A AND 1B VACCINATION LIST (added 1-13-21)
• EEOC GUIDANCE (added 1-9-21)
• NYS COVID-19 GET THE FACTS INFORMATION (added 1-9-21)
• NYS COVID-19 VACCINATION PHASED DISTRIBUTION PLAN (added 1-9-21)
• CDC: WHAT TO EXPECT AT YOUR APPOINTMENT TO GET VACCINATED FOR COVID-19 (added 1-9-21)
• CDC: FAQS ABOUT COVID-19 VACCINATION (added 1-9-21)
Cities and villages throughout New York State are taking action to improve justice and equity in their communities and comply with Executive Order 203 on police policies and practices.
The New York Conference of Mayors has developed the Policing Reform and Reinvention webpage to provide members with additional tools and information on this subject matter. CLICK HERE TO VIEW RESOURCES
VIEW PRESS RELEASE (added 1-14-21)
In an effort to support small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Raising the NYS Bar Restaurant Recovery Fund offers approximately $3 million in reimbursement grants for up to $5,000.
The Leadership in Community Resilience (LCR) grant program supports and enhances local capacity among elected leaders and staff, communities, and community-based organizations as they pursue coordinated climate resilience efforts.
• Attorney, Village of Mamaroneck
• Treasurer, Village of Sands Point
• Dir. of Planning and Development, Village of Port Chester
• Village Manager, Village of Port Chester
• Police Chief, City of Watervliet
• Clerk, Village of Tarrytown
• Assistant Director of Municipal Utilities, Village of Bath
• Deputy Clerk, Village of Piermont
• Governor's Executive Order on Police Reform and Reinvention
• Police Reform Collaborative Process: Key Questions and Insights for Consideration
• National League of Cities Race, Equity and Leadership (REAL) Program
• Repository of Racial Equity Policies and Decisions
• Responding to Racial Tension in Your City: A Municipal Action Guide
• Advancing Racial Equity in Your City: A Municipal Action Guide
• Implicit Bias, Liability and Cities
• Local Leaders Charting a Path for Equity
NYCOM and our local officials on the front lines are proud to partner with Governor Cuomo's office in protecting you and restarting the economy.
NYCOM has released a video — told from the point-of-view of a young New Yorker. She knows that her future starts with increased state investment in her community.