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City Planner – City of Cohoes

The City of Cohoes is currently hiring for a City Planner.  Please see the job announcement below. City Planner – City of Cohoes

CDRPC Announces New Executive Director

The Board of Commissioners of the Capital District Regional Planning Commission (CDRPC) is pleased to announce their appointment of Mark A. Castiglione, AICP as Executive Director, effective December 1. Castiglione will succeed Rocco “Rocky” A. Ferraro, AICP, who is retiring at the end of December after more than 30 years of service to the organization… Read more »

Planning and Zoning Fall Workshop Wrap-Up

On October 5, the Capital District Regional Planning Commission held its Fall Planning and Zoning Workshop at Hudson Valley Community College, featuring relevant and timely topics for planning board members, zoning board of appeals members, municipal officials, and local professionals alike. Links to presentations and materials can be found below. Concurrent Sessions: Hot Button Issues in… Read more »

Dried Up:  Precipitation and Groundwater in the Capital District

The July/August issue of Capital District Data is now available from the Capital District Regional Planning Commission. This issue explores the recent drought conditions in the Capital Region.  We examine precipitation rates and groundwater depths and how these have impacted the Region’s agriculture. Below average precipitation for the first half of 2016 Between January 1st and July… Read more »

Building Permits: Capital District Data for May/June

In this issue:  Building permits issued in 2015, by County The May/June issue of Capital District Data is now available from the Capital District Regional Planning Commission. This issue examines residential building permit issuance for the Region, as well as the four individual counties.  We look at short and long term trends in building activity…. Read more »