Mayor Francis X. Murray of the Village of Rockville Centre has become the 96th President of the New York State Conference Mayors, effective January 1, 2022.
“I am very proud to accept the presidency of the New York State Conference of Mayors,” said Mayor Murray. "I look forward to leading our village and city membership in pursuing increased state aid and protection of local home rule, as we strive to make our communities great places to live, work and raise a family. On behalf of our entire association, I want to thank former Mayor Richard David of the City of Binghamton for his steadfast leadership as he concludes his term as NYCOM President."
NYCOM’s two-hour Village Elections Webinar offers an overview of the village elections process. This interactive presentation will cover the independent body nominating process, voter registration, absentee ballot applications, ballot preparation, election inspector appointment and training, poll watchers, election day procedures, dealing with voters not on the registration list, canvassing the vote, the clerk’s post-election responsibilities, and the availability of election records.
Presenter: Wade Beltramo, NYCOM General Counsel
More than 375 city and village leaders have signed on to NYCOM's letter to Governor Hochul requesting a $210 million increase in municipal aid in the 2022-23 Executive Budget. NYCOM is urging Governor Hochul to continue the AIM program at its $715 million level, but also provide for a $210 million increase in municipal aid via a new program we are calling the "Municipal Investment Initiative."
VIEW LETTER (updated 1-4-22)
Read the updated guidance for municipal water providers issued by the Department of Public Service on December 17.
The new and improved NYCOM Network Partnership Program reflects a redesign intended to maximize the benefits for companies and firms working in the municipal marketplace. The consolidated tiers (ROYAL (invite only), GOLDEN, RUBY and SILVER) and their associated benefits now offer a more valuable way for you to share your solutions with local leaders. This collaboration between NYCOM and municipal vendors affords you direct contact with thousands of local official decision makers, while helping NYCOM provide reliable support and training to cities and villages across the state.
Other Marketing Opportunities Available:
Click HERE for details on how to assist municipalities with assessing and supporting drinking water source protection programs. The Drinking Water Source Protection Program (DWSP2) is a state-run program created to assist municipalities with proactively protecting their drinking water sources. The goal is to help municipalities develop and implement their own unique drinking water source protection plan for the source(s) of their drinking water.