broken up piles of cement on Harbor Way

Posted in the Rome Forum

First Prev
of 4
Next Last
enough already

New York, NY

#1 Sep 8, 2012
When the hell are they going to haul away that landfill looking pile of a mess on Harbor way almost to where the Canal Fest was? For the name of God get rid of that mess-It was like that months ago and could have been nice for extra parking for the Canal Fest- clean that sh--it up already! What a nice scene to look at it as your attending the fair. Why doesnt the City do something about it?`
loser

Rome, NY

#2 Sep 9, 2012
rod mill flea mkt ? that was a great place it was nice clean and full of space . i bought stuff there it was a bargain sux its not open
bottabing

New York, NY

#3 Sep 9, 2012

The Mayor should take a ride around town and see some of these aweful looking areas and take steps and make descisions to do something about it. Its bad enough the city is struggling to stay afloat but wha does it have to offer for a view? They fixed the Grand Hotel up nice butright across from that those crumbling buildings look like crap, piles of broken up cement on that street where they have the Rodmill flea market so you cant even go shop there, they always tear stuff up and leave it there like that for months beore someone does anything about it. Theres a few other bad looking areas around the City too- why doesnt someone take a stand in City Hall?
cleanliness

Rome, NY

#4 Sep 9, 2012
maybe we are getting somewhere now! if enough people bring it up to fusco he will have to clean it up or be run out of town! harbor way rock piles, revere manufacturing,canterbury press, etc. etc. etc. the list goes on and on!
concerned

Tully, NY

#5 Sep 9, 2012
This should have been gone by now but Fusco decided that he would not accept the funding applied for by the Brown administration to clean up the mess and make a nice park, boat launch and docking area with a bath room and showers for boaters. Fusco thinks he has a better idea - could be but he has no funds to build his "Better idea."
The pile of rocks on Harbor way are nothing compared to the walking pile of rocks that fills Fusco's salvation army purchased suits.
It's his way or the highway.
concerned

Tully, NY

#6 Sep 9, 2012
This topic is the same as Joe the Mayor has a bad night
In a nutshell (pasted from that forum posting)

Mayor Fusco is the one that doesn't care what the public wants. He is a know it all that believes for some reason that he has the final call on all city decisions. As he said when questioned by his department heads as to the legality of his plans "just watch me!" A little arrogant and ignorant!
priority wrote:
<quoted text>
You made your point "perfectly clear" Ms. Rogers,by stating that when the public calls on you and your team for any "issues" that you all would remember this night and see what the public gets in return and then acted stupid, claiming to not know what you had just said. Not the wisest words spoken, when it is the public that ELECTS you.

Judged:

1
The grant for the Navigation Center is from the State Department of State. The grant for the boat launch is from the canal corp. in the amount of $ 225,000. The grant from EFC to create the parking area is for $660,00.

Fusco kept saying at the meeting that he spoke to the head of the canal corp about moving the navigation center. The canal corp is NOT funding that grant. He had no idea where the money was comming from or what it was for!

From the NYSERDA webpage, "Brian U. Stratton, director of the New York State Canal Corporation, Said" In keeping with the rich history and tradition of the Erie Canal, we are proud to see this waterway serve as the backdrop for this new enterprise, and for Governor Cuomo's support of innovative state and local partnerships that ensure the economically and environmentally sound future of the Mohawk Valley region and upstate New York."

----------
It is his way or the highway - Don't piss him off or he might send the garbage police to make sure you don't mix your glass and paper - another story / sad but true, in itself . His reaction to a problem that is the contracted garbage carriers problem is to send dpw workers with the contracted garbage hauler to place stickers on the offending trash. Seems that would be the contractors problem not an added expense to the taxpayers. If they just didn't pick up the trash that wasn't sorted the offenders would get the idea.

Mayor "Pile of Rocks" a fitting name - or "Mayor Box of Rocks."
Concerned

Rome, NY

#7 Sep 9, 2012
enough already wrote:
When the hell are they going to haul away that landfill looking pile of a mess on Harbor way almost to where the Canal Fest was? For the name of God get rid of that mess-It was like that months ago and could have been nice for extra parking for the Canal Fest- clean that sh--it up already! What a nice scene to look at it as your attending the fair. Why doesnt the City do something about it?`
Just guessing here, but in the past when a contaminated area is demoed the DEC has to come in an test the materials so the contractor can know where he can dump it. There is specific places for certain contaminated stuff to be dumped. It all depends on the results of the test and that takes time. Thats my guess why the stuff is still sitting there. They may be waiting for DEC to tell them its ok to get rid of.
Ashton Michales

Ridley Park, PA

#8 Sep 9, 2012
Roy Campaneros mess...He got paid...Still not done.
concerned

Tully, NY

#9 Sep 9, 2012
Wow - there is a concerned (small letter c - me) and a Concerned (big letter C) explanation given here so as not to cause confusion and have people think I'm responding to myself.

The contaminated area has been cleared for removal. This is part of an overall Brown Field clean up with the final goal being a renovation of the area into a "green space". The funded project of boat launch, ect is the end of the clean up process and the funding was obtained in part because it did clean up the area and return it to a useful purpose. The same funding cannot be used to build in Bellamy Park because the park already is a green space and would not qualify for the expenditure of clean up funds. Yes, other funding may be available for improving the park, but not the earmarked brown field clean up funds.

Lets stuff a bunch of Pinky Lee suits with the rubble and produce an army of Fusco look alike clone mayors to continue to throw road blocks in front of a project that was well underway when he took office. The city should not be paying for the current mayor's bitter feelings and animosity towards the former mayor and anything his administration may have started.
PLEASE

Brooklyn, NY

#10 Sep 9, 2012
bottabing wrote:
The Mayor should take a ride around town and see some of these aweful looking areas and take steps and make descisions to do something about it. Its bad enough the city is struggling to stay afloat but wha does it have to offer for a view? They fixed the Grand Hotel up nice butright across from that those crumbling buildings look like crap, piles of broken up cement on that street where they have the Rodmill flea market so you cant even go shop there, they always tear stuff up and leave it there like that for months beore someone does anything about it. Theres a few other bad looking areas around the City too- why doesnt someone take a stand in City Hall?
What don't you understand??? That stuff is not a problem for Fuuccko. He wouldn't know decent looking buildings if he built them!! He has no class, he doesn't think it is important to have your city look good!! For crying out loud, look at the dump he lives in, sheets for curtains and a mural on the side of the building. He is a disgrace to this city and the cemetery. I can't believe Father Hearn doesn't have enough pride in the cemetery for which he is responsible that he doesn't make Fuuccko clean up that dump.
Joe Sal 1212

Auburn, NY

#11 Sep 9, 2012
why woulkd he car about a pile of rocks when his rental houses are ALL Slums!
enough already

New York, NY

#12 Sep 9, 2012
PLEASE wrote:
<quoted text>
What don't you understand??? That stuff is not a problem for Fuuccko. He wouldn't know decent looking buildings if he built them!! He has no class, he doesn't think it is important to have your city look good!! For crying out loud, look at the dump he lives in, sheets for curtains and a mural on the side of the building. He is a disgrace to this city and the cemetery. I can't believe Father Hearn doesn't have enough pride in the cemetery for which he is responsible that he doesn't make Fuuccko clean up that dump.

I dont get it? for real? if enough people complain he is FORCED to take action is he not?-if he cares or not and in fact I am making my complaint tomorrow morning whos with me? I am also going to have a friend of mine do an editorial-its free-let the public see it maybe things will move faster. The earlier suggestion that the rubble needs testing for landfill obligations is all good but its been months?
Martin C

Rome, NY

#13 Sep 9, 2012
enough already wrote:
<quoted text>
I dont get it? for real? if enough people complain he is FORCED to take action is he not?-if he cares or not and in fact I am making my complaint tomorrow morning whos with me? I am also going to have a friend of mine do an editorial-its free-let the public see it maybe things will move faster. The earlier suggestion that the rubble needs testing for landfill obligations is all good but its been months?
The earlier post was correct on testing before it can be disposed of. The problem is you are dealing with the state doing the testiing. Having worked on jops removing contaminated material from old demo jobs it could take the state months to get to the samples. I worked one job in Syracuse where it took 11 months before we could move the material. The state only moves at one speed, but like the other post it is only a guess why it is still sitting there.
stop the bs

Rome, NY

#14 Sep 10, 2012
enough already is right on, i agree with him!
glen

Rome, NY

#15 Sep 27, 2012
So, at this point there are small trees growing on top of the rubble. The DEC/state is known for being slow, but this is just nuts. I would think that the grant money awarded to clean this area up would cover the cost of fixing this problem.

Someone must have stopped this progress for a reason...
4real

Cortland, NY

#16 Sep 28, 2012
The rubble you talk about will be reused as hard fill just like it was for American alloy . it has to sit for a period of time so the rain can wash it down and bids have been sent out to have all the big rocks crushed down to hard fill grade around 2" just like American alloy. This will save money but takes time . If you want to wine about something what about the 300.000.00 that was given to the people from Canada to build boats that are way over priced that much money would of fixed up all of east Rome
June

New York, NY

#17 Sep 28, 2012
hogwash!
knows

New York, NY

#18 Sep 28, 2012
obiously you are either completely out of your mind or you have NO idea what you are talking about.
There is more than adequate space right there at the site to contain all the crushed rock/stone that is piled there. It takes 2 pieces of equipment to break down the rubble and spread it, then it will require additional materials to cover it. Should there be some contaminated material there a simple clay cap is the most widely used method of containment. Clay capping is a very acceptable means of containent...as for the rain washing the stone, that is the most rediculous notion Ihave ever hard of. I have handled many properties, contaminated and not and I know what I am talking about. IF the property is contaminated it needs to be controlled, not running off into the eco system. The problem is simple...the solution is simple....the powers that be are SIMPLE!
glen

Rome, NY

#19 Sep 28, 2012
June wrote:
hogwash!
Agreed! The $300,000 "loan" is, in fact,not a loan from the City of Rome, but from a bank. The Sentinal and the city have been informed of this audit mistake.
Really...the rain has to wash it away? That wasn't the case when Alloy had their rubble removed. That project was handled in a timely manner...something stinks in Denmark!
BigGayLarry

Brooklyn, NY

#20 Sep 28, 2012
It's a DEC thing. It has to be broken down and pushed around and exposed to the air for some certain amount of time because of the contamination.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker
First Prev
of 4
Next Last

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Rome Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
RFA football is a joke.. 50 min Futureadults 24
jessica bernier 1 hr mizz nosey 2
Amy Brodock 1 hr mizz nosey 1
Anthony Chandler 1 hr mizz nosey 1
Liverpool 39 RFA 0 2 hr Bill 2
Not Illegal To Have Ball In Hitch When Not Towing (Dec '10) 3 hr Clarance 15
Biggest badasses in Rome 3 hr mama june 77
Rome Cop Rape Charge 4 hr Maybe 78
Deer Hunters Are Stupid 7 hr Princess Sanctimo... 57
•••
•••
Rome Dating

more search filters

less search filters

•••

Rome Jobs

•••
•••
•••

Rome People Search

Addresses and phone numbers for FREE

•••

Rome News, Events & Info

Click for news, events and info in Rome
•••

Personal Finance

Mortgages [ See current mortgage rates ]
•••