Category: Common Council


City Receives $500K in Funding for Boosting Tourism by Converting Traffic Signals to Spanish & French

April 1, 2016 (Amsterdam, NY) — With today’s announcement of the $145 billion state budget, the City of Amsterdam will receive $500K to convert its traffic signals from the ubiquitous English red, yellow, green lights to rojo, amarillo y verde, respectively,  as part of its effort...


County Report Highlights Opportunities Lost in the City of Amsterdam

From Mohawk Valley Compass, County-sponsored report identifies seven opportunities in Amsterdam area : A hotel and sports arena complex in the Town of Florida, renovating the old FGI building for apartments and business start-ups, as well as linking local agriculture to area schools and restaurants, are...


Council at Odds With Golf Commission — Must Be the Mayor's Fault: Mayor Thane's That is

In the least surprising development in the ongoing saga at the golf course (Majority of Golf Commission Resigns ): Ritter and Karutis said their resignations were spurred by a lack of support from elected officials. However, Swanger, who is president of the Fulton-Montgomery Community College,...