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Amsterdam council wary of bridge pact

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Poverty, unemployment, gangs and homelessness are among issues facing the city of Amsterdam. But for months, the city’s Common Council has been poring over another topic: a maintenance agreement for the $16.5 million pedestrian bridge New York state is planning to build. The council has refused to sign off on a maintenance agreement for the 475-foot Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook, which will be constructed with money from the 2005 transportation bond act at no cost ...

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May 29, 2013
11:24 a.m.

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"Keep confidential information confidential" is as close to absurd as any wording I've ever heard a lawyer create! We have a Freedom of Information Law & an Open Meetings Law in our state that are specifically designed to minimize unnecessary claims of confidentiality. Strike it out, Canal Corporation, Alderman Dybas is right on this one.