Meetings, Hearings and Special Events

July 2014

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Bureau of Tobacco Control and The Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Advisory Board will hold a meeting via videoconference from 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., in the ESP Corning Tower Building, 2876A Conference Room, Albany, NY.

The videoconference may also be viewed at the department's satellite offices located at the following locations:

  • New York City Office Building, 90 Church Street 4th floor CRC
  • Rochester Office Building, 295 East Main Street 2nd floor
  • Buffalo Office Building, 584 Delaware Street 3rd floor

To attend the meeting at any of the sites, you must pre-register. Please provide Cynthia Whitfield-Green with advance notice by Monday, July 14, 2014, of your anticipated attendance at any of the sites. She can be reached at (518) 474-1515 or cynthia.whitfield-green@health.ny.gov. She will provide you with further information and directions to the locations.

Seating is limited. Up-to-date photo identification is required for entry into any of the buildings.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

*REVISED 7/3/14

The following is a list of Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council that will meet on July 24, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, *Meeting Rooms 2 and 3, Albany.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail PHHPC@health.state.ny.us. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Committee On Establishment and Project Review

Responsible for reviewing the CON applications involving construction, service changes, establishment, and transfers of ownership. Reviews the establishment of fundraisers, corporate name changes, and changes in certificates of incorporation.

The Committee will convene at 10:00 a.m.

Please contact Colleen Leonard or Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 if you have questions.

Committee On Codes, Regulations and Legislation

Reviews new and revised regulations relating to medical facility operational and structural standards, including quality of care and the need for the facilities and/or services. Reviews amendments to the State Sanitary Code and other matters referred by the Commissioner. The Codes Committee will also include work of the SHRPC's Fiscal Policy Committee which was charged to review proposed changes to part 86 of the State Hospital Code concerning reimbursement rates for medical facilities.

The Committee will convene immediately following the Committee on Establishment and Project Review.

For further assistance, please call Alejandra Diaz at (518) 474-3920.

Committee On Health Planning

The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Health Planning Committee meeting scheduled for Thursday, July 24, 2014 has been canceled.

For questions please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail PHHPC@health.state.ny.us.

August 2014

Thursday, August 7, 2014

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold a meeting on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, MeetingRoom 6, Albany.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail PHHPC@health.state.ny.us. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.