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Schenectady County DSS building gets its makeover

The new exterior work has been completed on the Schenectady County Department of Social Services building at 797 Broadway.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
The new exterior work has been completed on the Schenectady County Department of Social Services building at 797 Broadway.
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Getting stucco to adhere to a building is no easy task in cold weather. That’s the lesson learned by contractors working on the Schenectady County Department of Social Services building on Broadway. After two years, one lawsuit and more than $500,000 of additional investment, the flaking stucco from the former Lamicoid Building has been repaired in its entirety. The pockmarks and scaffolding that helped define the building since December 2011 now are gone. The exterior ...


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wmarincic
April 5, 2014
6:19 a.m.

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So who was it that decided on the failed architect and builder in 2008. Was that our illustrious city council and the former head of it Gary McCarthy? More failed Schenectady democrat policies. Who pays for these bad decisions? The taxpayer of course. BTW why isn't the info in the story about who authorized the 2008 debacle.

rswanker
April 6, 2014
10:04 a.m.

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Why would the city council decide on the contractor for a privately owned business who's tenant is a county agency?

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