Message from the County Legislative Chair

Welcome to Schenectady County - a great place to work, live and raise a family.

Schenectady County has a proud history of blazing new trails of discovery. We were the home of Thomas Edison and Charles Steinmetz who changed the world with their innovation. We continue to be the home of leaders of industry and future trailblazers creating new opportunities in research, technology and innovation.

It has been said that “leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” Today our community is reaping the benefit of the strong leadership exhibited by our County Legislature as we’ve translated a strong vision for the entire county into bold action.

Schenectady County has seen remarkable growth as we’ve created a successful, unified economic development strategy. Read More...


Message from the Chair

Welcome to Schenectady County - a great place to work, live and raise a family.




News & Announcements

Schenectady County Sheriff's Office to a Host Child Safety Seat Check on Saturday, September 23rd

The Schenectady County Sheriff's Office will be hosting a Child Safety Seat Check event for all residents.  This is a FREE event:

Saturday, September 23, 2017

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Schenectady County Legislature Approves $4.8 million Runway Project at Schenectady County Airport

The Schenectady County Legislature approved a $4.8 million project to resurface the main runway and design taxiway improvements at the Schenectady County Airport during their September 12th

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Land Bank Awards Bids for Demolition of former Chubby's Clearing Site for the New Mont Pleasant Library Branch

The Capital Region Land Bank Board of Directors met last evening and approved bids to demolish 11 blighted buildings in the Mont Pleasant neighborhood including two structures that will come down m

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