New FTZ Security Guidelines Issued

CBP Announces New Security Standards for FTZ Sites, Bonded Facilities U.S. Customs and Border Protection has announced new security guidelines for foreign-trade zone sites (FTZ) and other bonded facilities. The new guidelines, “Physical Security Guidelines for CBP Bonded Facilities,” replace the outdated rules that had been contained in T.D. 72-56 (Standards for Cargo Security).  A… Read more »

WQIP and Engineering Planning Grants Available

Water Quality Improvement Project (WQIP) and Engineering Planning Grants Available The DEC is accepting applications for the Water Quality Improvement Project (WQIP) program and the Engineering Planning Grant.  These grants are part of the NYS Regional Economic Development Councils Consolidated Funding Application (CFA). The WQIP program has $25.9 million available and the Engineering Planning Grant has up… Read more »

Population Estimates: Capital District Data for March/April

How has the population changed in the Capital Region?  How do we measure up to the rest of Upstate New York? The March/April issue of Capital District Data is now available. In this issue, we examine how the region’s population has changed.  For example, we’ve seen about a 1.5% increase in the overall regional population; Saratoga and Albany… Read more »

NYS Announces REDC Meeting, CFA Workshops and Climate Smart Communities Program

Capital Region Economic Development Council The State’s Regional Economic Development Council has announced its upcoming CFA workshops and CREDC public meeting.  Please watch the CREDC website for information about this year’s program, including the Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI), along with the “Guidebook for Round VI Consolidated Funding Applications.” Tuesday, May 10: CREDC’s first public meeting of… Read more »

Now Hiring: Accountant (part-time)

Accountant (part-time) Albany, NY The Capital District Regional Planning Commission (CDRPC) is a regional planning and resource center serving Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady counties. The Commission is seeking a part-time accountant to provide financial management and record keeping services including, but not limited to accounting for invoices, bills, budgeting and maintaining GASB financial records… Read more »