Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Stammel Leads Planning Commission

County legislator Mike Stammel will be chairing the board of the Capital Region District Regional Planning Commission this year. The CDRPC will be heavily involved in attracting federal stimulus funds to the region for transportation and infrastructure projects, and they will have a role in coordinating the 2010 Census as well.

Times-Union: GOP lawmaker to lead planning board

"The CDRPC is an important organization and I am honored to serve as chairman of the organization during what will be an important year,'' Stammel said in a statement.
CDRPC Executive Director Rocco Ferraro said the commission will seek federal money for a project that aims to stem sewer overflow into Hudson River. The project includes the Albany Water Board, Cohoes, Rensselaer, Troy, Watervliet and Green Island.

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