Municipal Leadership Training 

Effective January 1, 2007 (Chapter 662 of the laws of 2006) the New York State Legislature amended the General Municipal Law, Town Law, General City Law and Village Law to require four (4) hours per year of training for each member of a local Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals, including the county planning board. Time spent in training in excess of four hours per year may be carried over to subsequent years.

blue spacerDOS LGt Municipal Training Requests [LGt website]

During Covid-19  DOS LGt is offering online training by municipality on request. If interested please contact Washington County Planning to discuss topics of interest and to schedule a training - or (518)746-2290

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Adirondack Park Agency (APA) Municipal Training [APA website]

The APA offers community workshops for municipalities within the Adirondack Park. APA staff can conduct workshops on site review, visual assessments, project analysis and other subjects, in conjunction with the Department of State and other partners. 

Visit the Wash. Co. Planning Solar Regulation & Training Information

Upcoming Conference & Training April-May 2021 


Local Government Training (LGt) Spring Schedule 


Conference Notes (conference status could change depending on COVID)
The Annual Spring Adirondack Park Local Government Day is cancelled for 2021
The Annual New York Conference of Mayors Meeting is scheduled for May 2- May 4  2021
Annual Virtual ReLeaf Conference is scheduled for July 23, 2021. Trees & Health
Virtual ReLeaf Region 5 Spring Workshop May 26, 2021 9am (Registration Link Coming)

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More Land Use Training & Informational Opportunities

Links to More Land Use Training Options & Information