The regular sessions of the Rensselaer County Legislature are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in:

Legislative Chambers, Third Floor
Majority Office
Rensselaer County Government Center
1600 7th Avenue
Troy, New York 12180

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Regular Meeting and Public Hearing September 8, 2020

September 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Certified Packet 9-8-20

Comments on the Agenda and Public Hearing can be submitted to the Clerk: and must be received no later than September 8th, 2020 at 3 p.m.

Please note that due to the COVID-19 concerns and restrictions the following will be implemented for the September, 2020 Rensselaer County Legislature Meeting:

To limit the amount of people in the building we are only going to allow the legislative body and legislative staff into the Public Hearing and Meeting. These limitations are for the safety and health of the county employees.



Public Hearing on Rensselaer County Multi-Jurisdictional Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan
Rensselaer County

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that Rensselaer County has introduced and proposed for adoption an updated Multi-Jurisdictional Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan that provides guidance for Rensselaer County and its local municipalities in methods of reducing risks, damage, injuries and loss of property and life from natural hazards in Rensselaer County.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that Rensselaer County will hold a public hearing on the proposed Rensselaer County Multi-Jurisdictional Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan on September 8, 2020 at 5:30 pm in the Rensselaer County Legislative Chambers located at 1600 Seventh Avenue, Troy, New York. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions written comments will be accepted from now until the hearing date and can be submitted to The public is asked to join us on Facebook Live: A copy of the proposed Rensselaer County Multi-Jurisdictional Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan is available for review at This hearing will also be recorded and available for future viewing on the Legislative website:








September 8, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Special sessions may also be convened at the request of the Chairman.

The agenda for a regular session is available on the Thursday preceding the meeting. Members of the public have the opportunity to speak on issues contained in the agenda for one-half hour prior to the opening of the meeting.

We also have a Public Forum night; this is a great opportunity for the Public to make comments to the full Legislative Body. It is held on the Wednesday of the week preceding our regular monthly meeting in Chambers beginning at 6:00 p.m.

At the request of local interpreters, if an interpreter is needed at any meeting in the Legislature they require 2 weeks advance notice. Thank you for your cooperation.