Solar project expanded

Post Star | March 26, 2015 | Capsule by Maury Thompson

Meeting Glens Falls Common Council, Tuesday evening

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A joint solar farm project the city and Solar City, a private company, have planned for city-owned property on Upper Sherman Avenue in Queensbury is eligible for additional New York State Energy Research and Development Authority subsidy to add another row of solar units, announced Edward Bartholomew, president of EDC Warren County. Glens Falls is being offered the additional assistance, because another municipality could not complete its proposed project in the required time frame, he said. Installation of the Glens Falls project will begin once the Queensbury Planning Board review process is completed.

Other news

The council agreed, in concept, to waive transient vendor fees for Queensbury restaurants that participate in Glens Falls Collaborate Wing Fest, May 2, in downtown Glens Falls. City Attorney Ron Newell will prepare a contract with the collaborative, modeled after the city’s contract with Glens Falls Farmers Market.

Mayor John “Jack” Diamond reminded businesses that June 1 is the deadline to receive or renew annual encroachment permits for outdoor dining and sidewalk signs.

Next meeting

7:30 p.m. April 8 in Common Council chambers on third floor of City Hall

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