Albany County Health Advisory: State Regulations for Registration and Testing of Cooling Towers Now Online

Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy and Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Elizabeth Whalen today announced that Albany County is working with the New York State Department of Health to ensure that building owners comply with emergency regulations adopted by the state on August 17 to prevent the spread of Legionnaires’ disease.

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Land Bank Moves Forward with County Funding;

Proposal for Additional $500,000 in 2016

Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy, County Legislature Chairman Shawn Morse, Majority Leader Frank Commisso, and Land Bank officials Charles Touhey and Katie Bronson held a news conference today where the county leaders presented its second round of funding for the Albany County Land Bank.

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Albany County Marks Milestone Anniversary of Mobile Crisis Team and Enhanced Mental Health Services for Residents

Albany County Executive McCoy and Albany County Mental Health Director Dr. Stephen Giordano today joined the commemoration of the 30th Anniversary of the county’s Mobile Crisis Team (MCT), which has served to develop and enhance protections for the public and law enforcement personnel in times of crisis.

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McCoy to Host County Executives of America Conference; Session Topics Include Oil Trains, Senior Issues, Indigent Legal Services and Higher Education

Albany County Executive McCoy will be joined by county executives from across New York State for a day-long meeting and discussion of topical issues facing county governments in New York and the nation including oil trains, services for the Aging, higher education and legal services for indigent defendants. 

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County Executive and Local Officials Ask State to Help Green Island Homeowners Facing High Flood Insurance Rates

At a news conference today Albany County Executive McCoy, Assemblyman John McDonald III, County Legislator Sean Ward and Green Island Mayor Ellen McNulty-Ryan called on state and federal officials to help Green lsland residents facing significant increases in flood insurance through policies issued by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). 

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