Monthly Report – October 2022

Election 2022: Just a reminder that Early Voting starts on Saturday, October 29 through Sunday, November 6 in Troy at 500 Federal Street, Town of Brunswick Office Building and Schodack Town Hall.  The times are in the attached link to the RC Board of Election website:

Of importance:

ELECTION LAW UPDATE!  Due to NYS Election Law amendments in 2022:

Once an absentee ballot is requested, you will no longer be eligible to vote in person at either the early voting locations or the election day polling sites.

Also – Did you know that there will be an Environmental Bond Act on the ballot this November?

What is the Environmental Bond Act? – City & State New York (

Election Day is Tuesday, November 8 at your polling site.

Youth: “Coats for Kids Campaign” – The annual Golf Fundraiser at the Troy Country Club was a great success with 148 golfers attending and raising $ 20,000. The legislature passed a resolution to purchase 1000 coats from B. Lodge in Albany, who also offered to donate hats and gloves, which will be distributed through several agencies to needy children. A big Thank You goes to B. Lodge for their continued support of Rensselaer County youth.

Aging: The legislature unanimously approved a resolution put forth by the Department of Aging to purchase furniture for the new Troy Senior Center. Due to supply chain issues, the estimated new opening date is planned for early 2023.


NEXT MEETINGWednesday, November 9, 2022 in the Rensselaer County Chambers located on the 3rd floor of the Ned Pattison Government Center, 1600 7th Avenue, Troy.

PUBLIC FORUM – Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.

Residents are welcome to contact our office at 518 270-2890.    &    follow us on Facebook: “Rensselaer County Legislature – Democratic Team”