City Council

Regular Meeting


City Council


  • 7 p.m.
  • The 2nd and 4th Monday of every month
  • Room 209
    City Hall
    105 Jay Street
    Schenectady, NY 12305

Council Committees


  • 5:30 p.m.
  • The 1st and 3rd Mondays of every month
  • Room 110
    City Hall
    105 Jay Street
    Schenectady, NY 12305

Agendas & Minutes


City Council


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Agendas and Minutes.

Council Committees

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Agendas and Minutes.

Committee assignments

Members

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Overview
The City Council is the Law-making and governing body of the city. The Council appoints the City Clerk and certain Commission and Board members. It also determines policy, approves contracts and agreements, sets salaries and approves contracts for goods and services. It adopts all legislation governing laws and procedures followed in the city.

There are 7 council members elected at-large to serve four-year terms (except in the case of vacancies). They serve on the City Council and Committees. The presiding officer of the City Council is the Council President, who is elected by the council members at the organizational meeting. The Committees of the Council and members are appointed by the council president.

All meetings are open to the public. Video of council meetings are able to be seen on the web through on demand. View a large map of the city council building.

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