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Adopting Local Laws/Open Government Laws
January 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Module 4 of 5 New York State Association of Counties Orientation for Newly Elected and Appointed Officials
The powers granted to local legislators under the state’s municipal home rule law, the county law, and other relevant statutes will be addressed. The presentation will focus on the procedures and requirements that must be followed by county legislative bodies to enact local laws. The requirements of the state open meeting laws and other relevant statutes will be detailed in this program. The responsibilities and legal requirements of county elected and appointed officials to “govern in the sunshine” will be discussed.