|City Of Cohoes has been awarded|
|Comprehensive Plan Development|
|The City of Cohoes will revise its Comprehensive Plan to address both the needs of the community and evaluate how these needs fit into the strategic plan for the region. The Plan will foster regional collaboration, open doors to new funding opportunities, and is expected to increase the number of jobs.|
|Combined Sewer Overflow(CSO)Clean Water Project|
|The City of Cohoes will complete an engineering report to address combined sewer overflows at Vliet Blvd. This project is identified in the Albany Pool CSO Long Term Control Plan. |
|Matton Shipyard Adaptive Reuse Project|
|The Erie Canalway Heritage Fund (ECHF)will develop a feasibility plan for the Matton Shipyard to develop a strategy for preservation and use of existing structures and waterfront, including one building used as ECHF headquarters; identify a flood protection strategy; and assess the feasibility of a multi-agency use of the site.|
The Matton Shipyard, established in 1916, is located on Van Schaick Island in Cohoes, New York at the junction of the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers. Matton is a rare surviving example of an early 20th century civilian ship building and repair facility.
2014 Regional Economic Development Council Awards
Choose Cohoes Membership Group
Join us for our organizational meeting for the Choose Cohoes membership group. We surveyed people on our email list and the majority of you indicated you
Monday Evening meeting.
When: Monday - January 26th
Meeting : at 5:30 PM
Cohoes Visitor Center
We will be having the first
election of officers for the Choose Cohoes group. Make sure you get you
membership form in before this meeting.
More details and an agenda
will be coming.
We will be
continuing our discussion on the structure and benefits of investing in the CLDC and being an active member of the Choose Cohoes organization.
Choose Cohoes Membership Group Brochure for membership application.
We will try to hold some evening meetings/mixers so those of you that cannot make the meetings will still be able to participate in our discussions.
November 17th, 2014 - Meeting
2014 - Meeting
September 18, 2014 - Meeting
(Choose Cohoes Membership Group Brochure)
ALBANY COUNTY CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU FOUNDATION
ANNOUNCES GRANT RECIPIENTS
As tourism industry grows, grants will further
develop hospitality culture
Cohoes Local Development Corporation
Cohoes Visitors and
Information Center Grant funds will be used to revitalize the Cohoes
Visitors and Information Center to attract national and international
visitors, to provide a venue of activities for Capital District
visitors, to provide informational resources to residents, and to
provide a showcase for business opportunities in Cohoes. The attraction,
programs, and activities, from bike to water travel will attract many
daily as well as overnight stays in Albany County.
ALBANY, N.Y. –
The Albany County Convention &
Visitors Bureau (ACCVB) Foundation announced today the recipients of the
Hospitality Grants, designed to support not-for-profit organizations located in
Albany County. Awards will be presented at a press event on December 1.
The fund, which is managed by
the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region (CFGCR),
programs that aid in building and sustaining Albany County tourism destinations,
attractions, events, and other tourism-related activities. The grants encourage
collaboration between nonprofit organizations, community groups, and hospitality
businesses to further extend the economic impact of tourism and business.
“Tourism to our region ensures
economic success, and these organizations understand what it takes to keep
people coming back.” said Michele Vennard, President/CEO of the ACCVB, “It’s
important to recognize these recipients who have all shown dedication to
improving our hospitality culture and community.”
The grants, ranging from $1,000 - $5,000, were
approved by the ACCVB's Board of Directors and were funded through the earned
income of the Bureau. This is the third time in two years that non-profit
organizations within Albany County have been awarded grants from the Foundation.
ANNOUNCES GRANT RECIPIENTS PRESS RELEASE
The Cohoes Local Development Corporation is a
501 C 3 non-profit corporation whose mission is to focus on job
creation and retention, economic development and housing opportunities
within the City of Cohoes. The corporation is made up of five board
members, all of which are non-compensated directors.
The CLDC is responsible for administering the
Business Loan Program
primary purpose of the Business Loan Program is to foster economic
development in the City of Cohoes and focus on the expansion of local
business. The CLDC in conjunction with the Business Loan Program will
seek to further its mission through the provisions of low interest loans
New York State Local Development Corporation
Message from the
Internal Revenue Service Small Business
covering Upstate New York. The
Service is exploring opportunities to partner with industry organizations to
help entrepreneurs thrive in their business ventures, especially new sole
proprietors. By working
together through outreach and education, we know we can help business owners
Our goal is to deliver educational
material on two topics that, according to our research and experience, commonly
trip up new business owners. Those topics are
Recordkeeping and Understanding Gross Business Receipts.
Welcome to the Cohoes City School District
The following video was introduced by Superintendent Robert Libby at
a reception for area realtors who were being introduced to the City
of Cohoes and to the ... (MORE)
Offers First Time Homebuyers Program
The First Time Homebuyer program is now closed. This program has been a
great success and has allowed twelve individuals or families buy their first
home in the City of
This program was designed to keep people here in the
Cohoes and also try to target the low income
area in the downtown area.
Four of the units were in the target area, one was on the island section and the
remainder was in the hill district. The majority of the homes in the hill
district were young families that grew up in Cohoes and have chosen to
invest in their home town.
Thank you to the Board of the Cohoes IDA for approving this partnership with the
Local Development Corporation to make this program possible.
Business Review - July 15 -21, 2011 - Top Twenty
Five Construction Project (ranked by project value)...#8 Harmony
Mills Falls View & #22 Cohoes Falls Apartments...VIEW
Times Union -
Tuesday, May 3, 2011 - By Chris Churchill Business writer -
Rooms with a view in Cohoes Two projects are
bringing more than 260 apartments to the Cohoes waterfront --
and promising to boost the Spindle City's recent
- Sunday, March 27, 2011 - By Tim O'Brien - Rising Stars
Where are median home sales prices soaring?
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