Category: City of Troy

Public Participation in Planning Needed – Again and Again!

As the City of Troy prepares its Five Year (2015-2019) Consolidated Plan to HUD, Troy Mayor Lou Rosamilia claims “Public participation is a critical aspect of formulating our next five-year plan and we encourage our residents to attend one of the upcoming meetings.” Four public focus group meetings have been… Read more »

Whom Do You Admire for Improving Troy?

Nominate your favorite “Troy Treasure” as this year’s Troy Treasure Awardee Unsung HeroesWe think that one of the “unsung heroes” – people who work at improving the City of Troy – should be publicly recognized and thanked by the community.  This year the Troy Treasure Awardee will be presented at… Read more »

Building Leaders

Community Leadership Institute TRIP hosted a group of residents at this year’s Community Leadership Institute in Sacramento in October.  James (Chick) Mayben, Mack Henderson, Andrea Branch, and Team Coordinator Davia Collington were joined by TRIP’s VISTA volunteer Anasha Cummings, Rental Manager Kenny Holmes, and Director of Community Affairs Hilary Lamishaw. … Read more »

A Benefit for All: A Tax Exemption

Home Improvement Tax Exemption Troy Mayor Lou Rosamilia recently announced how homeowners who invest more than $3000 in their one- or two-unit homes can get a property tax exemption that is then phased in over 8 years.     The city’s Home Improvement Tax Exemption (City Code §257-32 to §257-36)… Read more »

Troy Hosts 2nd Annual NYS Neighborhoods Revitalization Conference

Register Today! Registration is now open for the second annual New York State Neighborhood Revitalization Conference at http://nyneighborhoods.org on Saturday, September 21st, at Russell Sage College  Billed as “Sharing, Solving, Strategizing for the Future,” it will host statewide neighborhood organizers in a day of idea sharing, problem solving, and strategizing… Read more »