September 7th, 2017

By JOHN PURCELL View the Full Article Here The Amsterdam Common Council continues to narrow down what capital projects to pursue during the 2017-18 fiscal year while trying to figure out if some purchases can be made by the end of this year. Aldermen met Monday (5/15/17) to discuss proposed capital projects for 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20 fiscal years but did not finalize the list due to lingering questions on proposed expenses and uncertainty about how much money the city could bond…

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September 7th, 2017

By JOHN PURCELL View the Full Article Here Albany-based Abbott Energy, Inc. is the fourth company vying to secure a contract with Amsterdam to assist the city with purchasing streets lights from National Grid and upgrade them to LEDs. However, unlike prior proposals it’s not a more encompassing energy performance contract. Amsterdam Common Councils members listened Tuesday (6/6/17) to Abbott Energy representatives propose a project holding an overall cost of about $4.4 million to…

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