Capital Region Rates High in Potential COVID-19 Economic Recovery National Analysis

Capital Region Rates High in Potential COVID-19 Economic Recovery National Analysis   In a recent article, Bloomberg determined that the Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA is one of the best equipped areas in the country to recover from the current pandemic. Ranking cities and MSAs by regions, the Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA ranked second in the Mideast region behind the […]

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COVID-19 Unemployment Analysis

COVID-19’s Impact on Unemployment Compared to Other Recessions   In the United States and all over the world, unemployment stands as an important indicator of not only economic trends, but of significant world events. Employment has historically reacted to world events, both human and natural, growing when times are good and falling when times are […]

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Regional Resources Update

Regional Resources Update     Health Data With the future of the pandemic still murky, it is crucial to monitor daily tests, cases, hospitalization, and death data. Trends in this data is what will ultimately determine if a region remains open or must shut down in some capacity again.   New York Forward COVID-19 Dashboard […]

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Federal Funding Opportunities for Local Governments

Federal Funding Opportunities for Local Governments The CARES Act was enacted on March 27, 2020 and provided a total of $2.2 Trillion in federal funding for COVID-19 related recovery. While much of the current climate will continue to focus on assisting small businesses in great need, the CARES Act also provides substantial initial funding for […]

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Erosion and Sediment Control Training

Erosion and Sediment Control Training On December 7, 2018, 8am to Noon, there will be a 4 Hr Erosion and Sediment Control training at the William Rice Extension Center, 24 Martin Rd, Voorheesville, NY. It is organized by the Albany County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Stormwater Coalition is co-sponsoring the event. For […]

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Job Posting for Senior Planner

Job Posting for Senior Planner The Town of Bethlehem, New York is seeking a professional Planner. Candidate should have knowledge of the principles, terminology and practices involved in town-wide planning; including thorough knowledge of zoning, site plan and subdivision review practices, environmental regulations, economic development and comprehensive planning. The preferred candidate has considerable experience working […]

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Call for Nominations: Intermunicipal Achievement Awards

Call for Nominations: 2018 Erastus Corning 2nd Achievement Awards for Intermunicipal Cooperation The Capital District Regional Planning Commission promotes intergovernmental cooperation by fostering collaboration and coordination to find solutions to regional challenges and maximize opportunities. CDRPC will recognize individuals and organizations whose efforts have significantly contributed to the advancement regional development and planning through intermunicipal or […]

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Stormwater and Green Infrastructure for Combined Sewer Systems Webcast

Stormwater and Green Infrastructure for Combined Sewer Systems Webcast The Stormwater Coalition of Albany County is sponsoring a free Center for Watershed Protection (CWP) webcast titled “Stormwater and Green Infrastructure for Combined Sewer Systems”. Many older cities in the United States still use combined sewer systems, which carry both sewage and stormwater in the same pipe […]

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