Jason Subik

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Fulton County to share new IT employee with Gloversville, Johnstown

Fulton County to share new IT employee with Gloversville, Johnstown

The Fulton County Board of Supervisors on Monday voted 18-0 to create a new shared "Microcomputer Specialist" employee, with the total annual cost of the new position set at $123,000 to be shared between the county and the cities of Johnstown and Gloversville. According to the resolution, the new computer specialist will work mainly to support the "New World Public Safety Computer Software Support Maintenance Services" computer program being used for the new 911-dispatch system…
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The Loft set to go before Gloversville Planning Board

The Loft set to go before Gloversville Planning Board

The Loft — Center of Hope Youth Center after school program is scheduled to make a "special permit" presentation in front of the Gloversville City Planning Board on Tuesday at 7 p.m. — even though the program's director believes the youth outreach program is already a permitted use at its location 33 Bleecker St, the former YWCA building."We're going in front of the Planning Board because they wanted clarification of what we are doing," said…
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Gloversville seeks public input on brownfields

Gloversville seeks public input on brownfields

The city of Gloversville has published an online Brownfield Opportunity Areas [BOA] survey seeking input from city residents regarding what kind of economic development they would like to see happen at the various brownfield properties within the city. The survey is one of the requirements of the Brownfield Opportunity Area (BOA) Step 2 Nomination Study, one of the steps necessary for getting the state designations needed for the city to tap into tax credits and…
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Gloversville Common Council sets public hearing for garbage rules

Gloversville Common Council sets public hearing for garbage rules

GLOVERSVILLE -- The Common Council has set Dec. 14 as the date for a public hearing to modify the city's garbage collection ordinance to allow city residents to place their Twin Bridges trash receptacles within view from the street, provided they remain closed with the garbage inside of them.The city's current garbage ordinance requires the plastic trash cans to be stored out of sight from the road in an "enclosed shed" or out-building. The council…
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Gloversville Holiday Parade set for Dec. 11

Gloversville Holiday Parade set for Dec. 11

GLOVERSVILLE -- After a one-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Gloversville Holiday Parade is set to return this year on Dec. 11 with a new start time at 4 p.m. Jordan Twardy, a member of the Gloversville Recreation Commission, said he decided to organize the holiday parade for 2021 when he learned from City Clerk Jenni Mazur that Ryan Lorey, owner-operator of the Fulton County Area News Facebook page, had decided not to…
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Fulton County Board of Supervisors approves average tax rate cut

Fulton County Board of Supervisors approves average tax rate cut

The Fulton County Board of Supervisors on Monday voted to approve a $100 million budget for 2022, which includes an average county tax rate cut of 23 cents per thousand dollars of assessed value and a 3.5% raise for supervisors. County budget director Alice Kuntzsch said the average county tax rate per thousand dollars of assessed value will drop from $10.89 per thousand for the 2021 budget down to $10.66 per thousand for 2022. "So,…
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