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 August 10, 2021

August 10, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting will be held in the Legislative Chambers located at 1600 Seventh Avenue, Troy, NY.   For more information on the meeting, please contact the office at 518-270-2880.


Certified Packet 8-10-21

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, Rensselaer County will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, August 10th, 2021 at 5:30 PM in the Legislative Chambers of the Ned E. Pattison County Office Building, 1600 7th Avenue, Troy, New York for the purpose of hearing public comments on Rensselaer County’s community development needs, and to discuss the possible submission of one or more Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) applications for the 2021 program year. The CDBG program is administered by the New York State Office of Community Renewal (OCR) and will make available to eligible local governments approximately $45 million for the 2021 program year for housing, economic development, public facilities, public infrastructure, and planning activities, with the principal purpose of benefiting low/moderate income persons. The hearing will provide further information about the CDBG program and will allow for citizen participation in the development of any proposed grant applications and/or to provide technical assistance to develop alternative proposals. Comments on the CDBG program or proposed project(s) will be received at this time.  This hearing is being conducted pursuant to 24 CFR 570.486. Subpart I, and in compliance with the requirements of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended. The location of hearing is accessible to persons with disabilities. If special accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, those with hearing impairments or those in need of lingual translation, should contact Linda von der Heide at 518-270-2921 at least one week in advance of the hearing date to allow for necessary arrangements. Written comments may also be submitted to Linda von der Heide, 1600 Seventh Avenue, Troy, New York 12180, until August 10th, 2021.






Dated:  July 28, 2021

State of New York  )

County of Rensselaer)   SS:


I, JESSICA L. CHARETTE, being duly sworn, depose and say that the aforesaid Notice of Public Hearing is a true and accurate summary of the proceedings before the Rensselaer County Legislature in connection with the matter contained therein.


IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of the County Legislature of the County of Rensselaer, this 28th day of July, 2021.





County of Rensselaer

State of New York








August 10, 2021
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.