Meetings, Hearings and Special Events


Thursday, November 5, 2020

The Drug Utilization Review Board (DURB) will meet on November 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Due to COVID-19, this meeting will be held virtually and can be viewed by the public via the live webcast link. There will be no in-person meeting to attend.

For further information please call (518) 486-3209 or e-mail

Thursday, November 12, 2020

The New York State Transplant Council will meet virtual on November 12 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

**The meeting will be held via WebEx.**

Persons planning to attend this virtual meetings must send their name and attendees email address to Tammy Irizarry at tammy.irizarry@health.ny.govOnce your information is received, a WebEx invitation to attend the meeting will be sent to the email address provided. Please use the link provided for the event at least 24 hours in advance. Please note, when logging into the WebEx, all attendees should utilize the "Call Me" option for audio.

Thursday, November 19, 2020

The following is a list of Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council that will meet on November 19, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. via live Webcasting at the following link:

The Committee Day Agenda can be viewed at the following website:

The public may write and submit comments during the meeting through a portal on the live webcast. The comments will then be read into the public record.

However, we strongly encourage the public to e-mail written comments including the respective CON application number and limit your comments to 3 minutes or less well in advance of the webcast to and

We are requesting that members of the public follow the below guidelines:

  • Identify yourself in the comment and provide your e-mail address.
  • Identify the Certificate of Need application of which comments are being submitted.
  • Please submit only one comment per application as you would do if you were speaking at the public meeting.

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.

For questions about accessibility please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail