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At the Gideon Putnam resort Monday, Saratoga National Golf Club presented its plans for an expansion that would include a 100-room hotel, a spa, residential units, trails, an indoor practice facility, and other amenities.

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As Saratoga Springs residents consider future development in their city, a meeting next week will continue the process of updating the Spa City’s master plan.

The City Council will hold a public workshop on proposed updates to the city’s Comprehensive Plan Tuesday.

The document that was last updated in 2001 had been under consideration by an appointed Comprehensive Plan Committee over the course of 20 meetings.

After its last meeting in December, the Committee voted to send the “November Draft” of the comprehensive plan document to the city.

A developer hoping to transform a portion Clifton Park’s central commercial district into a mixed-use development is at odds with the town government over a proposed zoning change.

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