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Schenectady council to vote on halfway house regulations

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The Schenectady City Council has finally come up with regulations for halfway houses. After more than three years of moratoriums, started when a halfway house was proposed and city officials realized they had no zoning rules for it, the council is poised to vote on legislation. The vote will be Monday at 7 p.m. at City Hall. City Council members have hesitated to approve zoning rules for years, instead choosing to extend a moratorium that ...

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January 7, 2014
6:59 a.m.

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Vince Riggi is on the right path. Also, what are department heads doing to educate city workers on being healthy and not abusing using healthcare? Does the city have any idea where exactly the bulk of healthcare expenses are going? Medication? Lung cancer treatment from smoking? High blood pressure? Diabetes? Many conditions can be improved or prevented with education on diet and programs to help people stop smoking.

January 7, 2014
9:20 a.m.

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Yet another nonstarter from Type A Lady. Her lack of finesse and political acumen is really starting to show. If her true motivation was bolstering our infrastructure, she would engage in the real WORK involved in building consensus amongst her peers. Instead, she garners print space and wastes time with agenda items which are straw dogs.

In terms of halfway houses, has the city investigated its ability to regulate the internet availability and uses these entities will have.