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Erosion, Sediment Control and Stormwater Training

Under the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation’s Stormwater Permit, all construction site contractors and subcontractors must have at least one “trained individual” from their company on their construction sites on a daily basis that is responsible for implementation of Erosion Controls and Stormwater Management. These individuals must complete this 4 hour training every three years… Read more »

Capital District Unemployment Rate Remains Below State, US Averages

Region Unemployment Rates Low; Small Year-to-Year Increase According to data released today by the New York State Department of Labor, the Capital District continues to see an unemployment rate below both the state and national rates. The unemployment rate for August 2017 was 4.2% which slipped by 0.2 points from August 2016 at 4.0%. Saratoga… Read more »

Albany County Stormwater Coalition Now Hiring

The Stormwater Coalition of Albany County has 1 vacancy for the position of Stormwater Program Technician Assistant. This is a 40 hr/wk position, with benefits; salary competitive, contingent on experience. This grant funded position will focus on mapping stormwater infrastructure owned and operated by regulated municipalities throughout the county and assisting student interns. Training provided… Read more »

Habitat and Water Resource Assessment Short Course September 21-23

The Hudson River Estuary Program is excited to announce a Habitat and Water Resource Assessment Short Course in partnership with Hudsonia Ltd., to be held September 21-23 in Voorheesville, NY (Albany County). The course is designed especially for municipal officials, planners, and land trust staff to help land use decision-makers achieve more ecologically-sound planning outcomes…. Read more »

RFQ: General Legal Counsel Services, Albany CSO Pool Communities Corporation

The Albany CSO Pool Communities Corporation is soliciting qualifications from firms to provide General Legal Counsel Services for a three year period.  The attached RFQ has instructions on how to apply and information about the opportunity. Albany CSO Pool Communities Corporation General Counsel RFQ Answers to questions received during the solicitation process can he found… Read more »