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Albany CSO Pool Communities RFP Released

Note:  Proposals received after 4:00pm, April 22, 2016 will not be considered. Albany CSO Pool Communities Corporation Audit and Tax Accountant Services RFP 2016-001 The Albany CSO Pool Communities Corporation is soliciting proposals from firms to provide audit and tax services. Albany CSO Pool Communities Corporation Insurance and Brokerage Services RFP 2016-002 The Albany CSO… Read more »

Revised Standards for Erosion and Sediment Control Available for Public Comment

DEC has revised the “New York State Standards and Specifications for Erosion and Sediment Control (Blue Book)”. This document provides minimum standards and specifications for meeting DEC’s criteria for stormwater discharges associated with construction activity. The standards and specifications provide criteria on minimizing erosion and sediment impacts from construction activity involving soil disturbance.  The changes made… Read more »

Public Comment Period on EPA Revisions to Stormwater Permit

EPA is proposing changes to the regulations governing small municipal separate stormwater sewer system (MS4) permits responding to remand from United States Court of Appeals EPA’s proposal would revise the small MS4 regulations to ensure that the permitting authority (NYSDEC) determines the adequacy of Best Management Practices (BMPs) and other requirements as well as providing… Read more »

Rocky Ferraro to Retire After 30 Years of Service

The Region’s Planning All-Star is Planning for More Mets Games in 2017 Board of Commissioners Launches National Search To Secure Qualified Planner To Assume Executive Director Role The Capital District Regional Planning Commission (CDRPC) has announced Executive Director Rocco “Rocky” Ferraro, will retire at the end of 2016 after more than 30 years of service… Read more »

CPI Year-to-Year Change Hovers Above 0%

The Capital District Regional Planning Commission has compiled the annual Consumer Price Index (CPI) average for 2015.   This marks the third year in a row that the CPI has increased at a rate of less than 2% from calendar year to calendar year. CPI Increases by 0.1185% from 2014 Information shows that the Consumer Price Index… Read more »