Albany riverfront plan public meeting

The city of Albany is hosting a public meeting next Monday (February 25) "to discuss future revitalization of the Hudson Riverfront in relation to the projected impacts of climate change." The city is currently in the process of updating its local waterfront revitalization plan (last adopted in 1991). This is the second of three public meetings. Open house starts at 5 pm at the main branch of the Albany Public Library, presentation/discussion at 6 pm.

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