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Economic Development & Planning Department
Contact TypeContact Information
Contact:
Town Planner
Planner I
Secretary
Address:
18 Glenridge Road
Glenville, NY 12302
Phone:
518-688-1200 ext. 407
Fax:
518-384-0140
Hours:
Monday through Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
July & August 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
 
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2014 Town of Glenville Sign Grant Program

For the 4th year in a row the Town of Glenville is offering a sign grant program through the Town's REDI (Revitalization Economic Development Investment) fund.  The 2014 sign grant program will make available $5,000 for replacement of business signs.  Applicants can request up to a maximum of 50% of the cost for the sign and installation, up to a maximum of $2,500.  This is a competitive grant program with established criteria for funding qualification.  Grant applications will be due by 5:00 p.m., April 18, 2014. 

Unlike in previous years, Village of Scotia businesses will be eligible for funding through the 2014 Sign Grant Program.

Grant application forms and grant program guidelines will be available from the Economic Development & Planning Department, beginning on March 20, 2014.  To request the application materials, or if you have any questions, please contact Kevin Corcoran, Town Planner, at (518) 688-1200, ext. 407, or via e-mail at kcorcoran@townofglenville.org

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The Economic Development & Planning Department is charged with a number of responsibilities, including the following:

l  Preparation and periodic updating of the Town’s Zoning Ordinance, Comprehensive Plan, and Subdivision Regulations.

l   Preparation of studies and plans on a variety of topics, including the Town Center Master Plan, Freemans Bridge Road/Dutch Meadows Master Plan, Local Waterfront Revitalization Plan, Schenectady County Airport Land Use Compatibility Study, etc.

l Meet with landowners and prospective developers to discuss land development opportunities, natural resource constraints, zoning applicability, and so on.

l Apply for a variety of grants for projects such as waterfront development and preservation, infrastructure installation, parks development, low/moderate income job creation, etc.

l  Preparation of a variety of maps and maintenance of the Town’s Geographic Information System (GIS), which includes layered mapping of parcels, floodplains, wetlands, soils, aquifer recharge zones, water districts, sewer districts, metroplex boundary, streets, parks, streams, etc. The Town’s GIS also includes aerial photos which can form the backdrop of any of the mapping “layers.”

l Preparation and upkeep of documents such as the Vacant Commercial and Industrial Buildings Inventory, Vacant Commercial and Industrial Properties Inventory, Vacant Riverfront Properties Inventory, etc.