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A Center for Watershed Protection Webcast

Making Urban Trees Count June 21, 2017; 1 – 2:30 PM Town of Colonie; Public Operations Center; 347 Old Niskayuna Rd; Latham, NY The water quality benefits of forests are widely accepted, yet very few studies have successfully quantified the runoff and pollutant-reducing impacts of trees in the urban landscape. Using everything from individual street… Read more »

New Job Opportunities with the DOS Division of Local Government

View online posting here The Department of State is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Local Government Specialist 1.  The individuals selected will be employed on a provisional pending examination basis in the Division of Local Government.  There are currently two positions available. Applications are due June 22, 2017. SALARY:               Grade 18 ($55,494 –… Read more »

Central Avenue Street Lighting Survey Questionnaire

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, in partnership with the Town and Village of Colonie, the New York State Department of Transportation, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, National Grid, the Capital District Transportation Committee, the University Transportation Research Center, and Creighton Manning, is evaluating the street lighting along… Read more »

CDTC Hiring Transportation Planner

The Capital District Transportation Committee is currently seeking to fill a vacancy for a Transportation Planner position. To find out more about the position and how to apply check out the link below. CDTC Transportation Planner Opening  

Population Growth is Mixed for Capital Region

The 2016 population estimates are now available from CDRPC. These estimates help us gauge growth between Census’ for towns, cities, and villages. With six years of estimates available, we can reliably analyze trends since the 2010 Census. We can also compare the estimates to projections for 2020 and better understand growth around the region. Mixed… Read more »