Capital District Regional Planning Commission Announces 2017 Erastus Corning Achievement Awards

The Capital District Regional Planning Commission (CDRPC) is pleased to announce the winners of its 2017 Erastus Corning, 2nd Achievement Awards for Intermunicipal Cooperation. Five cooperative initiatives by organizations representing more than a dozen municipalities in the Counties of Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Schenectady were recognized during CDRPC’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner on October 18,… Read more »

Upcoming University Club of Albany Foundation Events

The University Club of Albany Foundation has a number of events coming up about sustainability and urban renewal. Check out the events below! The University Club Foundation is a 501c3 corporation dedicated to recognizing and maintaining the unique historic and architectural significance of the National Register-listed University Club building. Wednesday, October 18 12 noon Sustainability Lunch:… Read more »

Erosion, Sediment Control and Stormwater Training

Under the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation’s Stormwater Permit, all construction site contractors and subcontractors must have at least one “trained individual” from their company on their construction sites on a daily basis that is responsible for implementation of Erosion Controls and Stormwater Management. These individuals must complete this 4 hour training every three years… Read more »

Capital District Unemployment Rate Remains Below State, US Averages

Region Unemployment Rates Low; Small Year-to-Year Increase According to data released today by the New York State Department of Labor, the Capital District continues to see an unemployment rate below both the state and national rates. The unemployment rate for August 2017 was 4.2% which slipped by 0.2 points from August 2016 at 4.0%. Saratoga… Read more »

Albany County Stormwater Coalition Now Hiring

The Stormwater Coalition of Albany County has 1 vacancy for the position of Stormwater Program Technician Assistant. This is a 40 hr/wk position, with benefits; salary competitive, contingent on experience. This grant funded position will focus on mapping stormwater infrastructure owned and operated by regulated municipalities throughout the county and assisting student interns. Training provided… Read more »