City Of Hudson

Dowtown Revitalization Initiative Local Planning Committee Formation - Press Release

October 04, 2017




HUDSON, NY – The Mayor’s office is pleased to announce the formation of Hudson’s Downtown

Revitalization Initiative Local Planning Committee. The LPC will work alongside representatives

from the New York Department of State, the Capital Region Regional Economic Development

Council, Empire State Development, and professional planning firm Stantec to drive the planning

process. Over a six-month period, the LPC will engage with the community to build upon the

projects framework laid out in the City’s DRI application, solicit ideas for additional projects, and

decide by consensus the final projects that are to be implemented over the next two years.


The following is a list of the LPC members who have graciously agreed to serve:

• Tiney Abitabile

• Brenda Adams

• Kim Bach

• Shaheim DeJesus

• Todd Erling

• Betsy Gramkow

• Mayor Tiffany Martin Hamilton, Co-Chair

• Michelle Hughes

• Jeff Hunt

• Joan Hunt

• Tony Jones

• Peter Jung

• Sara Kendall

• Bob Lucke

• Randall Martin

• Elena Mosley

• Matthew Nelson, Co-Chair

• Seth Rapport

• Jabin Ahmed Ruhii

• Michael Sadowski

• Dan Seward

• Colin Stair

• Christine Vanderlan


There will also be an advisory board, consisting of the following ex-officio members:

• Chairman, Hudson Common Council Economic Development Committee – John Friedman

• Chairman, Columbia County Board of Supervisors Economic Development Committee – John Reilly

• Treasurer, City of Hudson – Heather Campbell

• Member of the Hudson Department of Public Works – Christian Ludwig


It is anticipated that the first meeting of the LPC will be held on October 17th at 6:30pm.


Further details will be announced next week.

Please reach out to the Mayor’s office at (518) 828-7217 / with any questions.