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Kathy Sen, fellow Cedar Lane resident, echoed Collar's concerns and said residents are frustrated by their inability to move the process forward and get the land preserved.

Kathleen Collar also referenced legislation drafted by Savage, D-Niskayuna, and questioned why residents haven't seen any progress on the issue for months.

"Once the election was said and done we haven't heard anything about it," she said referring to Savage's bid for the state's 44th Senate District seat against incumbent Hugh Farley, R-Niskayuna, which she lost. "I hope that that legislation wasn't drafted for political gain."

Savage said all parkland created in the county is a process that takes place over time, because there are many questions that come up and must be answered.

"Although I am very supportive, I would like to move my resolution in the future and I will continue to work toward that. I was called by residents of Cedar Lane and asked to put in [a resolution] this summer, which I promptly did," said Savage. "Although I expect to be moving my resolution in the future, there are a few more steps that have to happen before we can do that in a way that will positively affect the County of Schenectady and the residents of Glenville."

Minority Leader Robert Farley introduced an amendment to the proposed local law public hearing for the parkland in Duanesburg to include the area in Glenville to be designated as parkland.

"It is time that we do this " we need to get this done, hence we would be delighted to support legislator Savage's legislation on this, but it has laid foul for five months," said Farley, R-Glenville. "I think the time has come to do it tonight and to not waste any more time."

While James Buhrmaster, R-Glenville, voted in support of the amendment the remaining legislators voted down the resolution.

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