NEWLY ELECTED COUNTY LEGISLATORS ATTEND TRAINING
Written by WBTA STAFF on February 9, 2018
Newly elected Genesee County Legislators Gordon Dibble (District 3, Towns of Pembroke & Darien), John Hilchey (District 1, Towns of Alabama & Oakfield), and Gary T. Maha (District 9, Wards 4 & 5, City of Batavia) attended an Orientation Program for Newly Elected and Appointed County Officials sponsored by the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) at their annual Legislative Conference held in Albany, New York January 29-31, 2018.
Topics of discussion and presentations included an overview of the New York State Association of Counties; New York State Open Government Laws; Major Policy Issues Affecting Counties; Introduction to County Finance and Budget Issues; County Government Structure in New York State; Ethics in Government; Adopting Local Laws; and Role of the Clerks of Legislative Boards.
Approximately 70 newly elected and appointed county officials attended the training program, and upon completion were awarded Certificates of Achievement by NYSAC’s County Government Institute and Cornell University.