Short Term Projects

Short Term
Projects

System
Strategies

Partnerships

Potential
Funding Source (s)

ST-1

Create a "Capital Improvement" Program (CIP)

LU-2, PS-2, EMP-4, INV-2, MM-1, MM-2, PED-1, HDC-3, HDC-4, HDC-7, TR-1, TR-3, AQ-1, CHR-2, BIC-1, VEH-3, EN-3

All City Departments

Staff Resources

ST-2

Establish baseline Citywide community assessments

HDC-1, HDC-2, HDC-3, HDC-4, HDC-5, HDC-6, HDC-7, HDC-8, HDC-9, NI-1, NI-2, NI-3, NI-4, NS-1, NS-2, NS-3, NS-4, NS-5, NS-6, NS-7

City Departments,
CDRPC,
University at Albany,
Neighborhood Assoc
Staff Resources
ST-3

Hire a marketing consultant to develop a City-wide "Marketing" strategy
HDC-5, INV-1, INV-2, AC-4, EN-2, INV-3, ED-1, CHR-4, AC-1, BIC-3, TR-2, WW-6, NH-4

Albany Planning,
CAC,
Albany BIDs,
Empire State Dev Corp,
ACRC,
Local Institutions,
City Historian,
Albany Visitor's Center,

Partners for Albany Stories

Partner Cost-Share

ST-4

Develop a system for inter-departmental & community data sharing to improve government efficiency

INV-2, RP-1, RP-3, RP-5, FP-2, FI-1, HDC-9

City Departments, Key Institutions

NYS Archives
LGRMIF Grant

ST-5

Develop a comprehensive "Urban Agricultural" plan

CHR-3, OS-2, OS-3, NI-3, NS-7, EMP-2, INV-2, DIV-1

Albany Planning,
Albany County ONRC,
Food Trust,
Local Farmers Markets,
Cornell CoOp Ext,
CDCG,
Albany County DOH

USDA
Community Food Projects,
Grant Program,
Public / Private Foundations,
Albany County DOH

ST-6

Create a PILOT task force and implement a fair and consistent "PILOT" program

FI-1, RP-3, FI-2, FI-3, EMP-4, ED-3, CHR-5, CHR-8, TR-4, HDC-1, NI-3, NI-4, NS-3

Albany Common Council,
Albany Mayor's Office,
NYS OGS,
Albany County,
Albany School District,
University at Albany,
College of St. Rose,
Albany Law School,
AMC / AMC College,
ACPHS,
Sage Colleges,
Albany Memorial Hosp,
Albany VA Hospital,
St. Peter’s Hospital,
AHA

Volunteers,
Partner Staff
Resources

ST-7

Create an access to "Healthy Foods" program

CHR-3, OS-2, OS-3, NI-3, NS-7

Albany Planning
Albany County DOH,
Food Trust,
Low Income Invest Fund,
Local Farmers Markets,
Cornell CoOp Ext,
CDCG,
Local Garden Assoc

Partner Cost-Share,
Partner Technical Assistance,
USDA,
Community Food Project,
NYS Healthy Foods,
Healthy Communities Fund

ST-8

Expand the current street tree management plan into a comprehensive "Urban Forestry" program

 

UF-1, UF-2, AQ-2 Albany DGS,
Albany Planning,
Local Institutions
NYS DEC Urban & Community
Forestry Grant,
Partner Foundations,
Volunteers

 

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