A better Albany
Updated: 11/18/2006 4:52:10 PM
By: Curtis Schick
"It's a wonderful time to bring all these stakeholders
Rabito said the committee is working on ways to improve city neighborhoods, get schools up to par, and make Albany a place people want to do business. He said Mayor Jerry Jennings will use this information to decide where and how the city will focus its investments. Residents, though, want to be sure that their voices are heard.
The problems are out there. Residents said the biggest issue the city must deal with in the comprehensive plan, the hundreds of abandoned buildings.
"Their reuse or their demolition must be at the forefront of the discussion said," Common Council Majority Leader Carolyn McLaughlin.