More than 80 municipal officials, local politicians, business leaders, school superintendents and economic development administrators are expected at a conference today in Oneonta, organizers said Monday.
The program on local government efficiency and state funding opportunities and awards will be at the Foothills Performing Arts and Civic Center on Market Street downtown.
Dierdre Scozzafava, state deputy secretary of state for local government, and Robert Roeckle, a land-use specialist, will speak during a session starting at 1 p.m., organizers said.
At 3 p.m., Ann Thane, mayor of Amsterdam, and Carolyn Lewis, economic development coordinator at the State University College at Oneonta, will review the work of the Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council, of which they are members.
The meeting is sponsored by the Bank of Cooperstown and co-programmed by the Greater Oneonta Economic Development Council and Citizen Voices.