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Law may hurt development

August 13, 2013

The Gloversville Planning Board made an important recommendation to the city’s Common Council last week when it urged city lawmakers not to pass a proposed law limiting the number of units in new......

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Ron1960

Aug-13-13 11:45 AM

With so many empty apartments and houses in the city why and how could this law hurt the city. Remember that there are few decent paying jobs in this area so why would people want to come to Gloversville to live?

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Pards13

Aug-13-13 12:14 PM

The city needs to have control on where new multi family housing can be built. If not the city finances will be adversely affected as single family values go down. I know if I were by the Kinderhook project I would have appraisal and application for reduction in assessed value of my property. I think this May the city will get a real eye opener on Grievance Day.

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TheArchitect

Aug-13-13 7:39 PM

Mayor King wants the positive economic development to occur outside of the city limits.

Mayor King will soon go down as the blight mayor.

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MrBoB51

Aug-15-13 6:25 AM

Ron, people don't come to Gloversville or Johnstown to work unless they're outside contractors, they come for the easy welfare $$$.

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