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Paving contractors who do business in Schenectady are up in arms over a new requirement that they get a $50 permit for any paving job over 25 square feet. But it’s property owners who ought to be mad: As city engineer Chris Wallin pointed out, the contractors will simply pass the cost on to their customers. And what’s that permit fee for? Basically, to ensure that contractors “follow the rules,” which means they don’t pave ...


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gina99
May 24, 2013
12:57 p.m.

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The City never follows its own rules. Look at the asphalt in the bricking at Dean and Union. City Hall and failed Mayor McCarthy are doing everything they can to destroy City resale values and put more property on an already flooded market.

justapto
May 24, 2013
2:55 p.m.

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Buyers beware; don't buy any home that has visible asphalt. Add that to the list along with mold and asbestos.

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