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Revitalize neighborhoods instead of renovating DSS building

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The Schenectady City Council believes it has avoided a fiscal misstep by holding off on co-funding an expensive project headed by Galesi Group, a leading developer in the Capital Region, which would renovate the old Department of Social Services building on Nott Street to create 14 new apartments. Unfortunately for the residents of Schenectady, the council has taken the position of trading one misstep for another, albeit a less costly one. At a cost of ...

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July 7, 2013
7:46 a.m.

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Any publicly financed project that adds to surplus housing in the City is dubious. This embarrassing City Council does not care about neighborhoods. It's only concerns are for the block around Proctor's, adding meters to chase out customers and keeping the artificially high old assessments intact. Look for more "revenue generation" from clueless City Democrats that understand the importance of high taxes.