Consolidated Albany County Charter

Please Note: This document is a consolidation of relevant local laws. It has not been adopted in this format.

LOCAL LAW NO. 8 FOR 1993, AS AMENDED BY:
LOCAL LAW No. 7 FOR 1996
LOCAL LAW No. 6 FOR 1998
LOCAL LAW No. 7 FOR 1998
LOCAL LAW No. 8 FOR 2000
LOCAL  LAW No. 6  for  2003
LOCAL LAW No. 2 FOR 2004

A LOCAL LAW OF THE COUNTY OF ALBANY, NEW YORK, REPEALING LOCAL LAW NO. 2 OF 1973 AS AMENDED, ENTITLED A LOCAL LAW IN RELATION TO THE ADOPTION OF A COUNTY CHARTER FOR THE COUNTY OF ALBANY, AND ENACTING IN PLACE THEREOF A REVISED ALBANY COUNTY CHARTER

BE IT ENACTED by the County Legislature of the County of Albany as follows:

 SECTION 1. Pursuant to Article 4 of the Municipal Home Rule Law of the State of New York, the present Albany County Charter is hereby repealed, and a revised Albany County Charter is hereby enacted in place thereof, to read as follows:

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Consolidated Albany County Charter

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  • ARTICLE I ALBANY COUNTY AND ITS GOVERNMENT

  • ARTICLE 2 LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

  • ARTICLE 3 EXECUTIVE BRANCH

  • ARTICLE 4 DEPARTMENT OF AUDIT AND CONTROL

  • ARTICLE 5 DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET

  • ARTICLE 6 FINANCIAL PROCEDURES

  • ARTICLE 7 DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

  • ARTICLE 7A DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES

  • ARTICLE 8 DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

  • ARTICLE 9 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

  • ARTICLE 10 DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH

  • ARTICLE 11 DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, CONSERVATION AND PLANNING

  • ARTICLE 12 DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

  • ARTICLE 12A DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL SERVICE

  • ARTICLE 13 BOARD OF CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION

  • ARTICLE 14 SERVICE RELATIONSHIPS

  • ARTICLE 15 DEPARTMENT OF LAW

  • ARTICLE 16 DEPARTMENT OF RECORDS

  • ARTICLE 17 DISTRICT ATTORNEY

  • ARTICLE 18 SHERIFF

  • ARTICLE 19 CORONERS

  • ARTICLE 20 DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS

  • ARTICLE 21 HUMAN SERVICES ADVISORY BOARD

  • ARTICLE 22 DEPARTMENT OF RESIDENTLAL HEALTH CARE FACILITIES

  • ARTICLE 23 PUBLIC DEFENDER

  • ARTICLE 24 DEPARTMENT OF AGING

  • ARTICLE 24A DEPARTMENT FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES

  • ARTICLE 25 OTHER COUNTY BOARDS, OFFICES, INSTITUTIONS AND FUNCTIONS

  • ARTICLE 26 GENERAL PROVISIONS

  • ARTICLE 27 APPLICATION OF CHARTER

  • ARTICLE 28 OTHER COUNTY FUNCTIONS

  • SECTION 2