City Council

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.

Other Resources

View Schenectady Police Reform and Reinvention Collaboration Meetings

Live Youtube broadcast:

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View Council Meetings

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  • Live TV Broadcast:
    • Spectrum Cable subscribers can find the local public access broadcasts on channels 1301, 1302, 1303.
    • Verizon FiOS TV subscribers can find the local public access broadcasts on channels 36, 37, 38.
  • Live YouTube Broadcast:

Committee Meetings


City Council Meetings
  • The 2nd and 4th Monday of every month
  • 7:00 p.m. in Council Chambers in City Hall (second floor)
  • View Agenda and Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

The meeting agendas will be posted every Friday afternoon at www.cityofschenectady.com/AgendaCenter .

Members


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.

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Archive

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