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January 2, 2018 Rensselaer County Legislatures Kicks Off 2018 with a New Chairman-Mike Stammel of Rensselaer chosen to lead Legislature-


October 20, 2017 Rensselaer County Legislature Introduces Local Law to Limit the Discharge of Probable Carcinogen 1,4-dioxane
October 12, 2017  Rensselaer County Legislature Receives 2018 Budget Message from County Executive Jimino
October 10, 2017 Rensselaer County Legislature Introduces Local Law to Limit the Discharge of Probable Carcinogen 1,4-dioxane
July 11, 2017 Rensselaer County Legislature Authorizes the County to Commence Litigation Against Manufacturers and Distributors of Prescription Opioids
May 19, 2017

Legislature Congratulates HVCC Graduates

May 19, 2017 Legislature Remembers Lansingburgh’s Harry Gully
May 19, 2017 County Legislature Donates Flags to Veteran Organizations
May 1, 2017 Loveridge Wants Answers from State on Schodack State Park Melee
April 28, 2017 Legislators Congratulate Alexis Diner on Winning Reader’s Poll
April 28, 2017

Mike Stammel Recognized for Service to Seniors

April 28, 2017 County Joins in Walloomsac Trout Stocking
April 28, 2017 Mike Stammel Helps With River Observation Area Clean-up
April 28, 2017

NGB Easter Egg Hunt a Success

April 25, 2017 Legislature Installs New Sound and Recording System at Fraction of Estimated Cost
Monthly Meetings Now Available On-Line
April 20, 2017 Legislators Participate in Trout Stocking
April 14, 2017

Legislature Mourns Passing of Richard Gilooly

April 14, 2017 Legislature Recognizes East Greenbush DPW Heroes
April 14, 2017 Legislature Recognizes State Champ Trent Svingala
April 14, 2017 Legislature Remembers DSS Commissioner John Beaudoin
April 14, 2017 Legislators Attend Sand Lake Ambulance Installation
April 5, 2017 Legislature Achieves Savings of $166,000 in 2016
March 31, 2017 Legislators Participate in Forum on Fighting Opiate Addiction
March 31, 2017 Legislators Support Alina Deyette Fundraiser
March 31, 2017 Legislators Present Flag to Rosewood Nursing Residents
March 31, 2017

Legislators Attend Ribbon-Cutting for New Solar Project

March 17, 2017

Legislature Saves $800,000 With New Insurance Policy

March 17, 2017

Legislature Appoints Jeff Wysocki as New District 5 Legislator

March 17, 2017 Legislature Reaches Important Milestone on State-Ordered Sewer Improvement Project
March 17, 2017 Legislature Majority Reacts to State of the County
March 16, 2017 Legislature to Reach Important Milestone on State-Mandated Sewer District Project
March 15, 2017

Legislature to Consider Appointment of Jeff Wysocki at March 16 Meeting

March 13, 2017 Legislature to Postpone Meeting Tuesday, March 14 to Thursday, March 16
March 10, 2017

Lester Goodermote to Retire from County Legislature Cites Health as Factor in Stepping Down in Dist. 5

March 9, 2017 Legislature Again Achieves Significant Savings for Insurance Costs New Policy Cost Is Lower Than Cost in Early 1990s
March 2, 2017 Legislature to Sponsor Spring Electronics Recycling Event on April 22
February 23, 2017 Legislature Approves Major Road Improvement Effort Work for 2017 Boosted by Legislative Savings
February 17, 2017

Bill Gaillard was honored for 50 years of service with the Hoosick Rescue Squad

February 17, 2017 Mohawk Hudson Humane Society Donation
February 17, 2017 Legislature Welcomes Community Resource Federal Credit Union
February 17, 2017 Anchor Food Pantry Receives Support
February 17, 2017 Legislature Recognizes Luke Hoag for Outstanding Contributions to Make a Wish
February 16, 2017 Legislature Mourns Passing of Don Bogardus
February 16, 2017 Legislature Renews Call for Repeal of NY SAFE Act and Recertification
January 13, 2017 Legislators Congratulate Justin Burdick of Schodack on Earning Eagle Scout
January 13, 2017 New Applicants for Honor a Deceased Veteran Ceremony Sought
January 13, 2017

Legislators Present Funding Support to Sullivan-Jones VFW



December 30, 2016

Brownell Thanks Van Rensselaer Manor Staff for Care

December 30, 2016

Congressman Gibson Thanked at Last County Honor a Deceased Veteran Ceremony

December 30, 2016 Collection for Mohawk Hudson Humane Society by Legislature a Success
December 30, 2016 Legislators Donate New Refrigerator to Van Rensselaer Manor
December 30, 2016 Legislature Congratulates STRIDE Adaptive Sports on New Home
December 12, 2016 Legislature to Consider Appointment of Robert Loveridge 
December 1, 2016 Legislature Unanimously Approves 2017 County Budget
November 30, 2016 Legislature to Consider Proposed 2017 Budget Tomorrow
November 2, 2016 Public Timeline Needed to Ensure Superfund Progress in Hoosick Falls and Petersburgh
November 1, 2016 Schedule for Review of 2017 Budget Proposal Set; Budget is Sixth Consecutive Under Tax Cap
September 27, 2016 Statement from County Legislature Majority Office
September 15, 2016 Legislature States Support for Saratoga Gun Show to Relocate to Rensselaer County
September 15, 2016 Legislature Approves Resolutions Sponsored by Brownell Seeking Relief on PFOA Issue
August 10, 2016 State Awards $2.1 Million in Support of Sewer District Improvements, Legislature Announces
August 10, 2016 Legislature Appoints Legislator Judith Breselor and Wayne Pratt to Hudson Valley Community College Board of Trustees
August 10, 2016 Legislature Confirms Theresa Beaudoin as County DSS Commissioner
August 4, 2016 Legislature Remembers Joseph Manupella and Ralph Vartigian With Memorial Wall Ceremony
August 3, 2016 Legislature to Add Joseph Manupella and Ralph Vartigian to Memorial Wall Tonight
June 29, 2016 Legislators Thank HVCC President Drew Matonak for Service
June 14, 2016 Legislators Mourn Passing of James A. Walsh
May 23, 2016

Legislator Welcome News of Kinder Morgan Pipeline Project Application Withdrawal 

May 4, 2016 Rensselaer County Selected by State for Four Farmland Protection Projects; Brings Total to 5,000 Acres Protected
April 22, 2016 Legislature to Sponsor Spring Electronics Recycling Event on April 23 
April 21, 2016 Legislators Welcome News of Controversial Kinder Morgan Pipeline Project Suspension
March 25, 2016 Legislature to Sponsor Spring Electronics Recycling Event on April 23
March 15, 2016 Legislature Seeks Expanded Insurance Coverage for 3-D Mammograms
March 10, 2016 Kinder Morgan Project Should Be Cancelled, As Opposition Grows and Questions Remain Unanswered
March 8, 2016 Majority Reacts to 2016 State of the County Address
March 2, 2016 Expanded Compressor Station List Shows Need for County to be Granted Intervenor Status
February 25, 2016 Legislators Call for New Round of FERC Hearings After List of Compressor Station Sites Expands to Nine
February 9, 2016 Legislators Remain Opposed to Compressor Station Project; Nine Locations Now Being Considered in Schodack and Nassau
February 9, 2016 Legislature Donates to Mohawk Hudson Animal Shelter
February 1, 2016 Legislature Generates Nearly $200,000 in Savings in 2015
January 27, 2016

Legislature Welcomes News of Regeneron Expansion Shows Value of Sewer Infrastructure Improvements