A public hearing was held before the Town Board of the Town
of Colonie on a housing development proposed for 8 Lupe Way.
This 35 acre site is located in the northwestern section of
the Pine Bush and is a link to the Pine Bush ecosystem in Schenectady
The land is currently zoned industrial, and the developer is
seeking a zoning change to residential. About 40 houses or so
are proposed, though no plat plans have been completed by the
This proposed development is an extension of several other
housing developments in this area. Save the Pine Bush believes
that this site should be preserved in its entirety. At least
one more meeting will be held about this development.
To oppose the re-zoning, people should write to The Honorable
Mary E. Brizzell, Town Supervisor, Town of colonie Memorial
Town Hall, Newtonville, NY 12128. To volunteer to attend more
hearings, please call Lynne Jackson at 434-1954 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Printed in the January/February 2003 Newsletter