Sunday, July 7, 2013
Revitalize neighborhoods instead of renovating DSS building
By Robert Caracciolo/For The Sunday Gazette
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....