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New Green Infrastructure Code Audit Tool

About the Code Audit The Green Infrastructure Code Audit, created by the Stormwater Coalition of Albany County and modified by CDRPC, was designed to engage communities in an in‐depth review of how local laws, ordinances, development review, design standards and natural resource protection influence stormwater management. The Audit identifies barriers and gaps in the adoption… Read more »

Unified Development Ordinance Development Request For Proposal

The City of Saratoga Springs, New York, will receive sealed bids for Unified Development Ordinance Zoning Update. Sealed bids must be received in its’ entirety by the City of Saratoga Springs, Office of the Commissioner of Accounts, 474 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, New York, 12866, by Tuesday April 17, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at which time… Read more »

Capital District unemployment rate continues to float near 4%

The New York State Department of Labor has released the regional labor market data for December 2017.  The year-over-year change shows an increase in the overall unemployment rate, 4.2% for December 2017 as compared to 3.9% for December 2016.  However, since December 2014, the region has experienced a general declining trend in the unemployment rate. … Read more »

New Technical Assistance Program Available for Capital Region Communities

Program intended to fill gaps in local needs and enhance capacity to advance projects (Albany, NY) The Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC) and the Capital District Regional Planning Commission (CDRPC) are pleased to announce a collaborative technical assistance program aimed at helping area communities advance local projects that resonate with the New Visions 2040 Regional… Read more »

CDRPC adopts new, regional Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy

At its meeting today, the Capital District Regional Planning Commission (CDRPC) approved a new Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for the four-county Capital District.  CDRPC is responsible for developing and maintaining a continuing planning process for Regional economic development pursuant to federal guidelines set forth by the Economic Development Administration.  Among those responsibilities is the preparation and adoption… Read more »