(BINGHAMTON, N.Y.) — During the New York Conference of Mayors (NYCOM) Annual Meeting in Cooperstown, Mayor Richard C. David was elected as 1st Vice President of the statewide organization and the City of Binghamton was recognized for its efforts to improve workplace safety.
“I’m honored to have the support of my fellow mayors in being elected as NYCOM’s 1st Vice President,” said Mayor David. “I look forward to supporting NYCOM’s mission to assist New York’s city and village officials, advocate in Albany on the issues that matter and improve municipal services for some 12 million New Yorkers. Through this organization, Binghamton’s profile has been elevated on the state level — sharing our successful projects and finding solutions to our many challenges.”
Mayor David’s term as 1st Vice President is until May 2020, when he will be eligible for election as President of the New York Conference of Mayors.
Also during NYCOM, the City of Binghamton was announced as a recipient of the annual Comp Alliance G. Jeffery Haber Leadership Award. This award is presented by the New York State Municipal Workers' Compensation Alliance (Comp Alliance) in recognition of Binghamton’s efforts to minimize workplace injuries and improve the health and safety of its employees.
The City has “consistently demonstrated its support for Comp Alliance safety programs and its commitment to continually improving its safety practices and work environment,” according to the award.
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