The section proposed is between Route 146 and Carman Road, where a mural of Harold Greene was painted on the side of a bowling alley.

Enrolled voters in Guilderland are 38 percent Democrat and 25 percent Republican; enrolled Conservatives number just 450, or 2 percent. The remaining 35 percent are enrolled in other small parties or as independents.

People have to be willing to invest in the community, and fair treatment would be a benefit to the businesses, town, and taxpayers, said Carman.

The incumbent councilman suggested the town's comprehensive plan may be due for an update.

Coons believes that Guilderland should set a specific policy for businesses wanting to open and be consistent in enforcing that policy.

Centi lives in a neighborhood off of Carman Road, and said that, if elected, one of her projects would be to get the sidewalks extended and connected on Carman.