City Hall Connects: Pace of Progress

City Hall Connects: Pace of Progress

July 25, 2020
Office of the Mayor

Pace of Progress

It’s an exciting time to be in Troy! Last week, we marked major milestones on several highly-anticipated projects in the Collar City, aimed at improving quality of life, improving the city’s transportation network, and expanding summer recreation opportunities for local families. 

News for your Neighborhood

  • On Wednesday, Mayor Madden issued an update on upcoming Pop Up City Hall events with the City Treasurer’s office during the month of July. Property owners can make in-person payments for property taxes, water bills, garbage bills and violations, and bulk trash fees next Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10am – 2pm at the Knickerbacker Ice Rink. Payments can also be completed online at installment of 2020 property tax payments are due Friday, July 31st.
  • On Thursday, Mayor Madden announced the start of construction on the long-awaited South Troy Industrial Park Road, a 1.3 mile roadway that will redirect heavy truck traffic from the South Troy and South Central neighborhoods. When complete, the road will improve access to the waterfront to support new developments along the Hudson River.

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VIDEO: Taking the Oath

Troy Police Department Swearing-In Ceremony

Officer Youstina Aziz joined the ranks of the Troy Police Department during a ceremony at City Hall on Thursday, July 23, 2020.

Posted by Troy, NY – City Hall on Thursday, July 23, 2020

On Thursday, July 23rd, the City welcomed Officer Youstina Aziz to the ranks of the Troy Police Department during a special swearing-in ceremony at City Hall. Congratulations and welcome, Officer Aziz!

VIDEO: Build the (Long-Awaited) Road

Mayor Madden Announces Start of Construction on South Troy Industrial Park Road

Mayor Madden announces the start of construction on the South Troy Industrial Park Road. On Wednesday, July 22nd, the mayor, Planning department officials, and neighborhood representatives toured the construction site.

Posted by Troy, NY – City Hall on Thursday, July 23, 2020

Construction is underway on the South Troy Industrial Park Road. Get a sneak-peek at progress on this long-planned project, captured during a recent visit to the site with Mayor Madden and Planning Department officials.

VIDEO: Make a Splash!

Ribbon Cutting: South Troy Swimming Pool

The South Troy Pool officially opened for the 2020 swimming season with a special ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, July 18th. Mayor Patrick Madden was joined by Assemblyman John McDonald, Fire Chief Eric McMahon, Police Chief Brian Owens, and City Council representatives to celebrate the completion of renovations to the facility. The pool will be open Sunday, from 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. in response to the heat advisory issued for the Capital Region.Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, new rules and regulations are in place at the pool to protect public health. Mayor Madden announced admission fees have been waived for Troy residents under the COVID-19 state of emergency. For more info and operating hours, please visit

Posted by Troy, NY – City Hall on Saturday, July 18, 2020

City officials celebrated the official opening of the South Troy Pool! Watch the ribbon cutting ceremony marking the 60th anniversary of the facility’s debut in 1960.

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 is still here, and isn’t going away anytime soon. Please wear a face covering when in public, especially when indoors and social distancing is not possible. Recent spikes in local infections are a reminder of the importance of wearing a mask.

Mayor Madden released a video reminding Troy residents to wear a mask to help protect the health of our community, especially those with high-risk health conditions.

For more information on local testing sites and health protocols, visit

Desk of the Mayor

mayor madden sitting in front of a blue fabric backdrop. the American flag and city flag are visible in the background.