As a public organization, we work hard to assist in the economic development of Broome County. We have two separate entities designed to accomplish this purpose, the IDA and the LDC.

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BCIDA Special Board Meeting

Oct 13th, 2021

The Broome County Industrial Development Agency will hold a Special Board meeting on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. virtually, in The Agency Board Room 2nd Floor, at FIVE South College Drive, Suite 20 l , Binghamton, NY 13905.

L.2021, Chapter 417, Part E (Temporary Revisions of Open Meetings Law)

"Notwithstanding the provisions of article 7 of the public officer’s law to the contrary, any state agency, department, corporation, office, authority, board, or commission, as well as any local public body, or public corporation as defined in section 66 of the general construction law, or political subdivisions as defined in section l 00 of the general municipal law, or a committee or sub- committee or other similar body of such entity, shall be authorized to meet and take such action authorized by law without permitting in public in-person access to meetings and authorize such meetings to be held remotely by conference call or similar service, provided that the public has the ability to view or listen to such proceeding and that such meetings are recorded and later transcribed. 'Local public body' shall mean any entity for which a quorum is required in order to conduct public business and which consists of two or more members, performing a governmental function for an entity limited in the execution of its official functions to a portion only of the state, or a political subdivision of the state, or for an agency or department thereof."

This Open Meetings Law revision authorizing the conduct of public meetings in New York via entirely remote means takes effect immediately, and as of now, "shall expire and be deemed repealed January 15, 2022." Id.§ 2.

Time: Oct 13, 2021 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada}

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