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County Government Structure in NYS
January 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Module 1 of 5 – New York State Association of Counties Orientation for Newly Elected and Appointed County Officials
The structure of county government in New York State is laid out by the State Constitution and statutes adopted by the state legislature. Foundations of county government in state law will be discussed and the various forms of county organization will be highlighted including:
a) County Government Structure
b) State legislative Process and Timeline. How it impacts counties.
c) How a Bill Becomes a Law
d) Major Policy Issues Affecting Counties/NYSAC Advocacy (NYSAC Legislative Team Presentation)
e) Tools for Staying Informed (NYSAC Leg/Communications Team)