Office of the Albany County Legislature

Legislative Public Hearings

Hearings are held on the date specified at 7:15pm in the Legislative Chambers, Albany County Courthouse, Eagle Street, Albany, NY

Public Hearing Schedule for Tuesday, October 6, 2015

  • Public Hearing on Proposed Local Law No. “M” for 2015 – A local law of the County of Albany, NY, imposing an additional one percent rate of tax on sales and uses of tangible personal property and of certain services, and on occupancy of hotel rooms and amusement charges, pursuant to article 29 of the tax law of the State of New York.

The public hearing schedule will be updated each month, after the legislative meetings when the Legislature approves resolutions setting the dates of upcoming public hearings.

The Albany County Legislature holds public hearings on proposed local laws, the County's capital plan and other specific issues before adoption of legislation.

Members of the public who wish to speak must sign a sheet at the public hearing listing their names, addresses and telephone numbers.

  • Speakers are called in the order their names appear on the sign-up sheets.
  • Speakers are permitted five minutes to express their views.
  • Speakers may not ask questions of legislators, and legislators may not ask questions of speakers, except for clarification.