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, August 25, 2015

  • Public Hearing on Proposed Local Law No. “G” for 2014
    A Local Law requiring Albany County Emergency Management be notified after the release or threat of release of crude oil to protect the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Albany County
  • Public Hearing on proposed Local Law No. “J” for 2015
    Public Drinking Water Protection Law

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.