Washington County Planning  

Upcoming Planning Agency Meeting 

 Planning Agency Meetings are  In-Person, and Recorded.

Next Planning Agency Meeting is August 30, 2022,  9am  View Referrals

Planning Agency & GML 239 General Information 
General Municipal Law 239 Forms and Instructions
Open Meetings Law                                                            
Law Regarding Virtual Public Meetings  § 103-a,   

On April 9, 2022, Governor Hochul signed Chapter 56 of the Laws of 2022 relating to the New York State budget for the 2022-2023 state fiscal year. Included in the bill is an amendment to the Open Meetings Law (OML) to make permanent (until July 1, 2024) the expanded use of videoconferencing by public bodies to conduct open meetings, under extraordinary circumstances, regardless of a declaration of emergency.

Here is a link to the Committee on Open Government’s Q&A and also Model Procedures for Member Videoconferencing Pursuant to Public Officers Law § 103-a:

https://opengovernment.ny.gov/system/files/documents/2022/05/chapter-56-of-the-laws-of-2022-guidance-document-05-20-22.pdf


To view recorded public meetings and announcements visit the Washington County You Tube Channel

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If you have any questions you may reach out to County Administration at (518)746-2590                      or contact Pamela Landi at [email protected]     Planning                                                      & Laura Oswald at [email protected]     Economic Development

Look forward to hearing from you!