Otsego Now meeting

Otsego Now meeting

Posted: Mar. 14, 2019 11:50 PM
Updated: Mar. 14, 2019 11:50 PM

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oneonta. and we're told this is one of the many forums planned county wide. newschannel 2's caitlin irla is in oneonta with more. --caitlin. don the ceo for otsego now says he decided to start these tours all around otsego county to give county wide updates strategies f econc developmenlast night he was in hartwick speaking with college students and tonight he was at oneonta town hall to speak with residents in oneonta. some concerns raisewere jobs, eny, and housing. oneonta residents had a chance to give feedback and hear about the projects that are happening in their community. zakrevsky says he started his series of town hall tours in oneonta because there have been some enviromental concerns about projects being worked on. one of those projects being e rail yards. "there's been a number of concerns whether the site was, whether there has been enough environmental testing done on the site." another enviromental concern is energy. "what they want to see is controlled and environmentally sensitive development." housing is another topic being discussed. zakrevsky sayshere hasnt been any new housing built in the area in about 10 years. he also talked briefly about jobs and about the big projects happening this year. "they want better wages for the people. our biggest prects areto continue working with corning enterprises on their 11 million dollar expansion, we've also added this year a solar project that is going te built on their properties. we're in the process of working with custom ectronics see that tir pansion goes through. they're doing a 2.2 milliodollar expaion. their employment will go up to about 125 which is a significant numberfo coun." tag- now his next meetings are not set in stone yet but he tells me that he does plan on visiting the town of maryland, cooperstown, and richfield springs. reporting in oneonta caitlin irla news channel 2 tractor supply company in frankfort celebrated tractor supply company in frankfort celebrated
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