CITY HALL CLOSED MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 2020  

City Hall will be closed for City Business on Monday, January 20, 2020 in observance of Martin Luther King Day.  We will re-open on Tuesday morning January 21, 2020 at 8AM.

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ALERT*** PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT CITY HALL AND ALL CITY BUILDINGS ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY***ALERT

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY ALL CITY BUILDINGS ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC. APPOINTMENTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR CITY BUSINESS ONLY. THIS INCLUDES FIREHOUSES, POLICE STATION, D.P.W. GARAGE AND ALL OTHER CITY FACILITIES. IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY, FIRE, POLICE AND CITY OFFICIALS WILL RESPOND AS NORMAL.. THESE PROTOCOLS WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE AND ARE IN PLACE TO HELP ENSURE THE SAFETY OF THE PUBLIC AS WELL AS OUR CITY EMPLOYEES.

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CENSUS TAKERS WILL BE NEEDED IN OUR AREA. IT IS NOT TOO LATE, BUT ACT SOON IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE A TEMPORARY CENSUS TAKER.

CITY OF RENSSELAER ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF EAST STREET INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

RENSSELAER, N.Y. (Dec. 31, 2019) – The City of Rensselaer has announced the completion of a $6.6 million infrastructure improvement project on East Street, the latest of more than $80 million of city infrastructure projects over the past decade and a half. This infrastructure improvement project restores East Street to a state of good repair, complete with a new paved surface (under the city’s Complete Streets policy) and significant underground infrastructure additions. East Street for many years was the “frontdoor” to the Albany-Rensselaer rail station prior to the Herrick Street Bridge’s construction in the early 2000s. Due to heavy vehicular use over the years, the condition of East Street had deteriorated. “The restoration of East Street was a goal for my administration, a goal started under my predecessor, the late Mayor Dan Dwyer,” said Mayor Richard J. Mooney. “Thanks in part to our partners at DOT and EFC and under the leadership of Charles Moore, the city’s director of planning and building, the state-of-the-art improvements on East Street will support further growth for our city’s development.” Project costs totaled $6,602,553, supported by a $2,250,000 grant from the New York State Department of Transportation and $2,102,000 in grants from the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation.