SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy issued a new emergency order on Friday to suspend all metered parking payments in the City of Schenectady. Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority has also waived all parking fees at 13 parking lots and the downtown parking garage.
Governor Andrew Cuomo has extended all NYS on Pause restrictions until May 15, 2020, and issued Executive Order Number 202.17 directing all New Yorkers to wear a mask or face covering in public in situations where social distancing is not possible.
For medical questions about COVID-19, residents should call Schenectady County Public Health Services (SCPHS) at (518) 386-2824, option 4 (8:30am-4:30pm Monday to Friday) and after-hours at (518) 437-7878. Additional information can be found online at www.schenectadycounty.com/publichealth.
Those under quarantine or isolation, seniors, and other at-risk individuals may call the Schenectady County COVID-19 Emergency Response Coalition at (518) 621-3536 for basic supplies and non-medical needs.
Schenectady City Hall remains closed to the public. Equipment at City parks and playgrounds also remain closed to the public. Residents may contact City Hall online, by phone, or by mail. The City’s website is www.cityofschenectady.com and the main phone line for City Hall is (518) 382-5199.
Any City department can be reached by email through the Online Department Contact Form on the City website: www.cityofschenectady.com/contact. Non-emergency issues may also be reported through the Citizen Request Tracker feature on the City website: www.cityofschenectady.com/RequestTracker.aspx
A list City services and contact information by department can be found below:
Schenectady Police Department
Schenectady Fire Department and EMS
Department of General Services
Bureau of Receipts (Tax Payments)
Bureau of Assessment
Department of Development and Planning
Signal Department and Utilities