Traffic Commission


The City of Cohoes Traffic Commission shall consist of a five-members to be appointed by the Mayor. The following shall be the members of the Commission: The Chief of Police, the Commissioner of General Services, the Fire Chief, and the City Planner. These members of the Commission may send a designee to one or more meetings; said designee to be within their respective departments and approved in advance by the Mayor. The fifth member of the Commission shall be the Chairperson. The Chairperson shall be a licensed professional engineer who shall have at least ten years' experience in traffic engineering. The current members of the Traffic Commission are as follow: 

•  Paul Johnston, Chair

  Joseph Fahd

  Joseph Seman-Graves

  Steve Hennessey 

  John Shanahan 


The City of Cohoes Traffic Commission has the independent authority to review most activities within the City pertaining to vehicular and pedestrian transportation. Please visit the City Code for a detailed overview of the Traffic Commission’s powers and duties.

Minutes, Agendas, and Future Meeting Dates 

Visit the City’s agenda center to access past meeting agendas, power points, and minutes, as well as upcoming meeting material. All scheduled meeting dates and their submission deadlines are listed below. Contact the Office of Planning should you have any questions.

Submission Dates
Meeting Dates
Monday, January 4, 2021Monday, January 25, 2021
Monday, February 1, 2021Monday, February 22, 2021
Monday, March 1, 2021Monday, March 15, 2021
Monday, April 5, 2021Monday, April 19, 2021
Monday, May 10, 2021Monday, May 24, 2021
Friday, June 4, 2021Friday, June 21, 2021
Tuesday, July 6, 2021 ****Monday, July 19, 2021
Monday, August 2, 2021Monday, August 16, 2021
Tuesday, September 7, 2021 ****Monday, September 20, 2021
Monday, October 4, 2021Monday, October 18, 2021
Monday, November 1, 2021Monday, November 15, 2021
Monday, December 6, 2021Monday, December 20, 2021

****date change due to holiday

*All deadlines and meeting dates are subject to change