Tagged Saratoga EOC

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HELP WANTED: Saratoga EOC is hiring!

Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council Head Start Program has the following career opportunities available: Regional Center Base Coordinator, Saratoga Springs: Supports and supervises the Lead Teachers in the assigned region. Works closely with the Region Managers and Managers for Child Development/Disability Services, Health/Nutrition and the Regional Home Base Coordinators to provide training, monitoring and support to staff….

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FILE--The Hayner House on Bath Street. The Saratoga EOC hopes to make the building its new headquarters. (Ballston Journal Archive)
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Village of Ballston Spa Passes Amended Zoning Law

At the April 22 Village Board meeting, Ballston Spa amended its zoning law to strengthen a requirement that downtown buildings have retail businesses on the first floor. The board amended the law to drop the exception for “other necessary human services,” which the board felt was too ambiguous a definition. Because of the unclear definition…

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Village Tax Hike Comes as No Surprise

In presenting the proposed village budget on Monday night, Mayor John Romano had the unenviable task of announcing a property tax hike. It’s only about 1.5 percent, but still, a hike is a hike, and we have little doubt the mayor would have much preferred to avoid it. Unfortunately, he couldn’t, and for two very…

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Letters, We Get Letters

Dear Readers, it’s been awhile since we took a look at the ol’ Village Voice Mailbox. So, without further ado, here we go … Q: Dear Sam, it doesn’t appear as though Saratoga County EOC is giving up, does it? Do you think they will end up in the village? A: Boy, you are right…

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A Question of Fairness

In the latest twist to the ongoing wrangle between Saratoga EOC and the village, Mayor Romano on Monday introduced a proposed amendment to the zoning laws governing what kind of businesses would be allowed to open up shop in the downtown business district. The proposed rule would require 80 percent of the first floor of…

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FILE--The Hayner House on Bath Street. The Saratoga EOC hopes to make the building its new headquarters. (Ballston Journal Archive)
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Mayor Wants Zoning Amendment-Ballston Spa

Saying the current wording of section 205-57 of the village zoning law is “too ambiguous” in its definition of “vital human services,” Ballston Spa mayor John Romano introduced an amendment to the section of the law specifically defining what those uses are at the March 11 village board meeting. “The language was ambiguous,” Romano said….

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Ballston Spa Middle School, Scottie's Closet, B.E.S.T, Saratoga EOC
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Scottie’s Closet Draws a Crowd

A line started to form 30 minutes before the doors opened at 9 a.m. for the second Scottie’s Closet at Ballston Spa Middle School on March 9. Many people brought their own bags and several pulled suitcases. As soon as the doors swung open, people surged down the hallway towards the cafeteria. “We had approximately…

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The EOC strikes back

“It’s a legal matter, baby, a legal matter from now on.” -Pete Townshend and The Who BY SAM CAPUANO [email protected] Now it’s getting interesting. The continuing efforts by Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council to relocate from Saratoga Springs to Ballston Spa have taken many twists and turns over the past few years. First there was…

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