HASSO HERING

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Panel settles on lower police-fire bond

Written November 13th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

If the city council goes along with the recommendation of a panel of citizens, and it almost certainly will, Albany voters next May will decide on an $18 million bond issue to pay for a new police headquarters and downtown fire station. The amount is $2.3 million less than the proposal voters rejected in 2013.


Design firm picked for police, fire buildings

Written November 12th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

If Albany gets the voters’ OK to go ahead with building a new police headquarters and a downtown fire station, the Mackenzie firm of architects most likely will get the job of designing both.


Hard week ahead for CARA board

Written September 13th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

If you are not a member of the advisory board of the Central Albany Revitalization Area, be glad. The board faces a very tricky choice next week. If it attempts to support the city’s police and fire building projects with a big enough sum to make a difference — say $5 million or so — it would essentially gut […]


 
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