A Groundbreaking?


The lawsuit and Legal Issues continue, but MVHS continues to enjoy talking about a "groundbreaking". Nothing more than urban renewal destruction that many Voices have clearly stated their opposition... for over five years!


November 27, 2019 - Per today's newspaper Groundbreaking, next steps for downtown Utica hospital...

We have heard and seen ground breakings before, doesn't mean anything gets built! Consider this April 20, 2016 headline, "Officials break ground for AMS chip fab in Marcy".


November 22, 2019 - More "groundbreaking" news...


November 19, 2019 - Today marks 5 YEARS(!!!) since we read words "new hospital"...

The Groundbreaking long passed due!


September 25, 2019 - Per WIBX950AM, MVHS Hosts Contractor Information Session On New Hospital/.


August 30, 2018 - Story, Multi-million dollar hospital project fully funded, reports, "for a groundbreaking next year, according to officials from the Mohawk ... said Robert Scholefield, MVHS Executive Vice President and COO."


June 20, 2019 - The Astroturfing "NewMVhospital" makes a proclamation...


June 19, 2019 - In article titled, Utica council OKs sale of property in hospital footprint, we hear “The properties that we sold to the MVHS have been an eyesore to that area ... and the hospital groundbreaking will take place by year's end..."


March 7, 2019 - Again, MVHS uses word "groundbreaking"...


February 17, 2019 - MVHS talks about a groundbreaking...


November 16, 2017 - In the story in the UticaOD, MVHS: Downtown hospital designed ‘from the inside out’ we learn...

What’s next

Dec. 7, 2017: Members of the public are invited to attend one of two community forums to learn more about the site plan. They are at 2 and 5:30 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel-Utica Centre in Utica.

2018: The MVHS team will begin the permitting process with the State Environmental Quality Review to identify and mitigate project impacts; the design team will continue to develop the site plan along with the character of the campus landscape; the MVHS design team will develop the interior and exterior character of the project.

2019: MVHS Integrated Health Campus groundbreaking.

Source: Mohawk Valley Health System


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