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Sidewalk, lighting projects set for downtown Schenectady

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A spate of small, quick projects are set to bring better lighting, fresh sidewalks and more handicap accessibility to downtown Schenectady. The Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority approved nearly $135,000 in downtown fix-up improvements at its monthly board meeting Wednesday, and agreed to seek a state grant that would help finish an environmental cleanup of the Broadway South parking lot. The work is expected to be complete in October, just in time for a busy ...


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SchenectadyScott
September 13, 2012
8:19 a.m.

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Great having all that money going downtown....and they except no sales tax increase with the County...It is like putting our money into one big giant hole that never gets filled....

robbump
September 15, 2012
8:56 p.m.

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Nice that they can "optimize" sidewalks that are already in very good shape.

Hey MetroTax: Look at the poor sidewalks between Erie and Washington Ave. You know, Washington Ave where you are trying to cram an enlarged and renamed park down our throats.

The SCCC students and Schenectady needs better sidewalks THERE on the 100 & 200 blocks before they need "optimized" 400 & Broadway sidewalks and a "Gateway" Park.

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