Schenectady mayor expected to highlight casino in state of the city address

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy will deliver his 2015 State of the City Address on Monday.

McCarthy will give the address prior to the city council meeting at 7 p.m.

He is expected to highlight the accomplishments of last year, and outline the city’s objective for 2015. One thing that’s sure to be discussed, the Electric City being awarded one of the three upstate casino licenses. The $300 million plan would develop Mohawk Harbor into a Las Vegas style casino.

It is expected to bring about 1,000 full and part time jobs to the city.

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