South End Neighborhood Association Meeting

 South End Neighborhood Association Meeting  


Tuesday, June 22, 2021  

 at  6:00PM  

  

Meeting to be held Online   

You may join by phone or online via Zoom  

(Meeting also streamed live on FaceBook)

  

Join by telephone:



AGENDA


6:00 -6:30

Opening 

Community Updates and Announcements

Albany Police NEU Updates


6:30 - 7:00

Estate Planning for Seniors

 in the South End, Arbor Hill, West Hill, Mansion district and Sheridan Hollow

who Don't have a Will, want a Will and own their homes

Samuel Wells, Neighborhood Stabilization Coordinator City of Albany Department of Buildings & Regulatory Compliance with Partner from

Legal AidServices of Northeastern NY


7:00 - 7:30

Albany Port Expansion Update

Megan Daly, Chief Commerce Officer Port of Albany



7:30 - 8:00

  • Lincoln Park Updates (Basketball Courts and Bowl)  
  • June29 Public Hearing for Conditional Use Permit and proposed Amendment to the Zoning Map for  91, 93, & 95 Clinton Street  (91 Clinton as a restaurant) Amendment for zoning of 91, 93 & 95 from R-T(Townhouse) to MU-NE (Mixed Use, Neighborhood Edge)
  • June 29 Public Meeting for Major Development Plan Review - Conversion of 9,013 square feet garage space into 7 dwelling units (76 & 80 Third Ave)



Next Meeting July 27

Meet and join in a discussion with the companies from the Port of Albany 

South End Neighborhood Association Meeting

 South End Neighborhood Association Meeting  


Tuesday, April 27, 2021  

 at  6:00PM  

  

Meeting to be held Online   

You may join by phone or online via Zoom  

  

Join by telephone:
+1 929 436 2866
Meeting ID: 838 1925 9536
Passcode: 942717
  


Join online via Zoom:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83819259536?pwd=Q3AzNCtUSXRWa0wvSGZNMzdSWjM0Zz09  

  

  

AGENDA  

  

6:00PM - 6:15PM  

 

Introduction and Upcoming Public Meeting



Pressure the NYS DEC to NOT APPROVE solid waste management permit amendments to add more environmental stressors in our community


Waste Management request to change its  permit to allow solid waste in the South End Transfer Station  The waste transfer station should be concerning to Albany residents.  You can express your opinion: 

during public hearings organized by Waste Management, both on Wednesday April 29th 10-12 am and 7-9 pm. You can pre-register and provide comment at wm.com/Albany-transfer-station.  NYS DEC will make the final decision on application.  Putrescible waste, GARBAGE, transfer stations does not belong in our community. Putrescible waste definition: "...a solid waste that contains organic matter capable of being decomposed by microorganisms so as to cause a malodor, gases, or other offensive conditions..."


6:15 - 6:30

Proposed South End Ambassador Program for the South End Connector Bike Trail


Hugh Johnson a Trail Ambassador for the Albany Railing trail looking to establish an Ambassador Program for the South End Connector.



6:30 - 7:15

A Grocery Store Coming Soon to the South End


Travon Jackson discussion regarding the African  American Cultural Center 's role in acquiring the former McDonalds building on South Pearl Street to bring a Grocery Store to the South End with opportunities for the community to be investors.  The store will be operated in partnership with El Pilon



7:15 -  8:00

Updates / Announcements


  • APD Neighborhood Engagement Unit  
  • Albany Pre-Apprenticeship Program Out Reach and Open House 

  • Lincoln Park Alliance update regarding Lincoln Park redesign
  • Pro Active Demolitions update  


Announcements


  • Albany Public Library Community Conversation  a community conversation series on the challenges and opportunities raised by the COVID-19 pandemic and current period of social unrest.  This is a forum for local organizations to share experiences and concerns related to serving our community; what is working, what is not, and what we can learn from each other.  This series is intended to provide a platform for Capital Region agencies to hear about best practices in a collective learning environment.  This series arose through a partnership between Albany Public Library, the Center for Law and Justice, and Albany Medical College, out of a shared awareness for the need for resources on these topics.


  • Virtual Hiring Event

NEXT MEETING  MAY 25TH

Reif Larsen Green Economy Initiatives expanding opportunities around the Wind Turbine 

South End Neighborhood Association Meeting March

South End Neighborhood Association Meeting  


Tuesday, March 23, 2021  

 at  6:00PM  

  

Meeting to be held Online   

You may join by phone or online via Zoom  

  

Join by telephone:
+1 929 436 2866
Meeting ID: 838 1925 9536
Passcode: 942717
  


Join online via Zoom:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83819259536?pwd=Q3AzNCtUSXRWa0wvSGZNMzdSWjM0Zz09  

  

  

AGENDA  

  

6:00PM - 6:15PM  

  

Introductions   

Announcements   

Updates from APD Neighborhood Engagement Unit  

  

 

  

6:15PM - 6:45PM  

Scott Jarzombek,  Executive Director of Albany Public Library,  

Community update report on what APL has done in the past year and what is to come.   

  

  

6:45PM - 7:30PM  

 

Adam Zaranko , Executive Director  Albany County Land Bank  

Update on South End development initiative  



 

7:30PM - 8:00PM  

Ruth Kassel Ph.D., Associate Director, ACE | Siena College  

Vendor recruitment for the South End Night Market.  Discussion about summer research with David Craft and the Community Loan Fund regarding a feasibility study for a Community Investment Trust project in the Capital District.

  

 

Next meeting is April 27, 2021   



South End Neighborhood Association Meeting February

                                      South End Neighborhood Association Meeting

(Recorded meeting can be viewed on Facebook at  SENA Meeting )

 
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
 at  6:00PM

Meeting to be held Online 
You may join by phone or online via Zoom

Join by telephone:
+1 929 436 2866
Meeting ID: 838 1925 9536
Passcode: 942717

Join online via Zoom:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83819259536?pwd=Q3AzNCtUSXRWa0wvSGZNMzdSWjM0Zz09


AGENDA

6:00PM - 6:15PM

Introductions 
Announcements 
Updates from APD Neighborhood Engagement Unit


6:20PM - 7:15PM

Port of Albany Offshore Wind Turbine Manafacturing site 
will create hundreds of construction jobs and hundreds  of well paying manufacturing, assembly and support jobs.  

What are the opportunities that will be available to Albany residents?  
 
Presenter(s)
Mike Lyons, President of the Greater Capital Region Building and Construction Trades Council


7:15PM - 8:00PM

Lincoln Park Pool Project Update

What has been proposed for Lincoln Pool redesign?

Presenter(s)

Justin Atlas, Deputy Commissioner Department of Recreation City of Albany



Next meeting is March 23 

Scott Jarzombek, Executive Director of Albany Public Library, will report to the community what APL has done in the past year and what is to come. 

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