CDRPC Announces New Climate Smart Communities Initiative

On Earth Day, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the launch of a new initiative designed to accelerate local action on climate change by providing technical assistance to municipalities working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to current and future climate change impacts. DEC is contracting with three regional partners to serve as Climate Smart Communities Coordinators to serve as technical support providers and strategic planners to help guide local governments in the development of successful local climate action initiatives across New York State. […]

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CDRPC Launches Regional Economic Recovery Dashboard

For Immediate Release: March 30, 2021 CONTACT CDRPC – Mark Castiglione – mark@cdrpc.org – 518-461-3597 CDRPC Launches Regional Economic Recovery Dashboard https://cdrpc.org/covidrecoverydashboard   March 30, 2021 (Albany, NY)  The Capital District Regional Planning Commission (CDRPC) announced the release of an important new tool for Capital Region government leaders, business executives and the general public to […]

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Capital Region Municipalities Invited to Apply for Clean Energy Funding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: March 10, 2021 Contact: Mark Castiglione, (518) 453-0850 mark@cdrpc.org  Capital Region Municipalities Invited to Apply for Clean Energy Funding CDRPC Eastern NY Coordinator for NYSERDA Clean Energy Communities program Albany, N.Y. — Capital Region municipalities are invited to participate in a grant program designed to help them save energy and reduce […]

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Government Operations and Public Meetings

CDRPC Planning and Zoning Webinar Series

CDRPC Planning and Zoning Webinar Series Planning board and zoning board of appeals members are required by state statute to obtain four hours of training a year. Town, village and city zoning board of appeals and planning board members, as well as county planning board members must receive training. CDRPC has historically organized two annual […]

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2020 Call for Projects: Community Planning Technical Assistance Program

2020 Call for Projects: Community Planning Technical Assistance Program   Application Deadline Extended to May 1st   The Capital District Regional Planning Commission’s (CDRPC) and the Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC), are pleased to announce their Call for Projects for the 2020 Community Planning Technical Assistance Program.  The program is intended to offer staff time […]

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Regional Planning Commission Announces Intermunicipal Achievement Awards

Regional Planning Commission Announces Intermunicipal Achievement Awards Awards recognize intermunicipal cooperation among municipalities and organizations in the Counties of Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Schenectady The Capital District Regional Planning Commission’s (CDRPC) is pleased to announce the winners of the Erastus Corning, 2nd Achievement Awards for Intermunicipal Cooperation. Five awards were presented to organizations, municipalities and individuals […]

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CANCELLED: CDRPC Local Government Workshop, Nov. 16th

Our concurrent sessions will feature topics of interest to elected officials, board members, clerks and treasurers, planning and zoning board members, public works and highway professionals, and code enforcement officers. Planning and Zoning Board members will receive credit towards their annual training requirement. CDRPC is seeking CM credit for AICP members through its partnership with the New York Upstate Chapter of the American Planning Association. […]

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