September 25, 2017
ASSEMBLY STANDING COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
SUBJECT: Oversight of the SFY 2017-2018 State Budget for the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.
PURPOSE: To review the impact and implementation of the State Budget for agriculture.
Albany, New York
Thursday October 12th, 2017
Hearing Room C Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor Albany, New York
The Assembly Standing Committee on Agriculture oversees New York States agriculture, food, animal protection, and other regulatory programs administered by the State Department of Agriculture and Markets. In the SFY 2017-2018 Department of Agriculture and Markets budget, the Legislature included approximately $53 million for local assistance, $109 million for State operations, and $66 million for capital projects at the New York State Fair and for Local Fairs. The purpose of this hearing is to examine the overall impact and implementation of the 2017/2018 budget, and assess the impact and effectiveness of New York’s agricultural programs. This hearing will also examine the agricultural industry’s economic significance to New York State and challenges that agricultural producers are facing in bringing their products to market.
New York State Medicaid Drug Utilization Board Meeting Agenda
The Drug Utilization Review (DUR) Board will meet October 19, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Meeting Room 6, Concourse, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York.Â More hereâ€¦
NYS Department of State Code Enforcement:
State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council The next scheduled State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council meeting will be on September 27, 2017 at 10:00 am. Click here for the Public Notice. The tentative meeting agenda, Proposed Rules, resolutions and records that are scheduled to be the subject of discussion at the meeting will follow.
AGENDA TO FOLLOW
NYS Liquor Authority:
Full Board Meeting September 27, 2017 @ 10:00 a.m.
AGENDA TO FOLLOW
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation:
DEC’s Drone Program Takes Off
Fleet of 22 Drones and Professional Operators Undertake Critical Search and Rescue, Forest Fires, Wildlife Management and Forest Health Missions
DEC Drones Dispatched to Assist in Hurricane Recovery Efforts in Texas and Puerto Rico
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today that the agency has deployed a fleet of 22 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or “drones,” across the state to enhance the state’s environmental management, conservation and emergency response efforts.
Recently completed missions have greatly improved DEC’s ability to monitor and protect the state’s lands, waters, and wildlife while ensuring environmental quality and safety for residents.Â More hereâ€¦
Governor Cuomo Announces More Than 200 Proposals Received to Build Large-Scale Renewable Power Projects in New York State
Responses Show Strong Private Sector Interest in Developing and Investing in Renewable Energy in New York
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced more than 200 proposals were received from large-scale, clean energy project developers in response to two requests for proposals that will add historic amounts of renewable energy to New York’s power supply. The state expects to invest up to $1.5 billion in new clean energy projects through the two RFPs, administered by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and the New York Power Authority. The investments will advance the Governor’s ambitious goal to get 50 percent of New York’s electricity from renewable energy sources by 2030.Â More hereâ€¦
NYS Department of Ag and Markets:
NYS Board of Elections:
|10/2 12:00 P.M.||Commissioners Meeting||State Board Offices 40 North Pearl, 5th Floor Albany NY 12207 Minutes and Archived Webcasts|
|10/12 10:30AM||Campaign Finance Webinar||To start or join the online meeting, go to: Join Webinar Event Password: Campaign17|
|10/23 12:00 P.M.||Commissioners Meeting||State Board Offices 40 North Pearl 5th Floor Albany NY 12207 Minutes and Archived Webcasts|
|10/25 2:30PM||Campaign Finance Webinar||To start or join the online meeting, go to: Join Webinar Event Password: Campaign17|
Local Government Services:
3rd Local Government Innovation Conference
8 a.m. â€“ 5 p.m.
ESP Albany Mtg Room 6
Reception November 13th
5:30 â€“ 7:30 p.m.
JCOPE ISSUES CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS IN A PUBLIC HEARING AND COMMENTS ON PROPOSED COMPREHENSIVE LOBBYING AND SOURCE OF FUNDING DISCLOSURE REGULATIONS
The New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics (â€œCommissionâ€) today issued a call to concerned individuals, particularly members of the lobbying regulated community, seeking comments on the Notice of Proposed Rulemakings for Comprehensive Lobbying Regulations and Source of Funding Disclosure Regulations and participants for a public hearing on the regulations.
Monday, October 30, 2017
1 â€“ 4 p.m.
Hearing Room A, LOB, Albany
|NYS Procurement Council:
Umbrella Contract Timeline Update:
Submissions Due 10/10/17 11:00 AM ET
- Tuesday, September 26, 2017
- Wednesday, October 04, 2017
- Tuesday, October 10, 2017
- Wednesday, October 18, 2017
- Thursday, October 19, 2017
- Thursday, November 16, 2017