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AGC NYS and Industry Partners Call on Governor Cuomo to
Keep Construction Essential

AGC NYS and a broad construction industry coalition penned a letter Monday asking Governor Cuomo to keep construction essential as we move into 2021.

Keeping the men and women of the construction industry mobilized throughout the COVID-19 pandemic has proven necessary to meeting the needs of our communities and economy. Construction workers have built, maintained, and repaired critical infrastructure, roads, bridges, health facilities, and schools, among other projects. As COVID-19 cases continue to spike throughout New York State and the nation, the construction industry has worked in a safe and responsible manner and has played an important role in continuing economic activity. Read More >>

State Approves Adirondack Road-salt Reduction Measure

The Randy Preston Road Salt Reduction Act became law on Dec. 2 when Gov. Andrew signed the statute in Albany. Having cleared both the state Senate and Assembly in July, the measure launches a three-year pilot program to reduce road salt contamination in Adirondack watersheds, lakes, and rivers. Read More >>

REMINDER: Call NACE 2022 Logo Designs

New York will host the National Association of County Engineers (NACE) Annual Conference in Buffalo in April 2022. Part of the Host State responsibilities is to create a logo/theme to market the event online, in brochures, on lapel pins and in the conference mobile app.

The Conference Planning Committee is now accepting design submissions from all regular and affiliate members of NYSCHA and their staff! The winning concept will receive a $50 gift card. There are technically no “rules” regarding the logo design, but NACE prefers something colorful and representative of the host city/county. The logo should include the words Erie County and the conference dates: April 25-27, 2022. The design for the 2021 conference can be viewed here.

Design should be submitted in PDF format to tim.hens@co.genesee.ny.us no later than December 23, 2020. The Conference Planning Committee will review them in early January, select a winner and submit it to NACE Staff for their review and concurrence. Final designs should be prepared in TIF or EPS format for highest quality.

 


National News

U.S. DOT to Offer ROUTES Initiative Webinar: Benefit Cost Analyses

Benefit Cost Analyses (BCAs) are required for most discretionary grants at USDOT, and can be one of the most challenging parts of the application. This webinar, scheduled for Wednesday, December 16 from 2-3 p.m., will provide an overview of what BCAs are and what USDOT is looking for in grant applications, data resources that applicants can use to develop BCAs for their projects, and examples of how a BCA can be approached. It is geared towards potential applicants who are less familiar with the BCA process, but all are welcome. Register >>

Biden Eyes Infrastructure Package to Help Economic, Climate Goals

The Biden administration is eyeing a major infrastructure package as a way to boost the economy and advance its climate priorities, with lawmakers on both sides of the aisle eager for progress after four years of fits and starts under President Trump. Register >>


Virtual Winter Conference

#CountyHwysGoVirtual

The NYSCHSA Annual Winter Conference is a gathering of Superintendents, Commissioners, and their staffs looking for innovative and cost-effective solutions. Whether your objective is to introduce new products or services, strengthen your relationship with existing clients, or prospect for new business, you need to participate in this exclusive event. We host a strong program with educational sessions that will appeal to all Superintendents and Commissioners working to improve their County Highway Departments and services.

The 2021 Virtual Winter Conference consists of two days of virtual education and engagement, The New York State County Highway Superintendents Association will provide an interactive, visually rich, robust learning experience from your computer, tablet, or mobile phone.

Affiliate members will have the opportunity to engage with participants in our virtual exhibit hall as well as attend virtual sessions. The virtual exhibit hall provides several unique opportunities to showcase materials.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Sponsorship & Exhibitor Opportunities Available

 

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