June 8, 2021
Mayor John Buckley of the City of Hornell has been appointed to the Employee Relations and Public Safety Policy Committee of the New York State Conference of Mayors (NYCOM). NYCOM’s President, Mayor Richard David of the City of Binghamton, made the appointment.
As a member of the Policy Committee on Employee Relations and Public Safety, Mayor Buckley will be directly involved in providing policy recommendations to the NYCOM Executive Committee and staff, developing positions on various pieces of legislation, and considering new legislative proposals that will benefit cities and villages. This committee focuses on a wide range of issues, including collective bargaining, civil service, public safety, health insurance and ethics.
In making the appointment, Mayor David stated, “Mayor Buckley is a fierce supporter of local government. We are pleased to have him involved with NYCOM in this important undertaking which will strengthen our organization’s advocacy efforts. I know Mayor Buckley will be a tremendous asset to the policy committee.”
Mayor Buckley said, “I’m honored to be selected and excited to serve in this new role. NYCOM’s continued advocacy for local governments is more important than ever. I look forward to working with the Committee on many important issues that affect local governments from around the State.”
The Conference of Mayors represents city and village governments in New York State and has 574 city and village members. NYCOM has been in existence since 1910.