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Entries Categorized as 'City Council'

Your Chance To Review Proposed City Budget Prior To Public Hearing

April 14th, 2017 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, News and Events

It’s a big document that’s now available for public review. The first public hearing scheduled for Tuesday, 6 p.m. in City Council chambers, Mayor Joe Ganim’s $542 million spending plan for the budget year starting July 1 can be absorbed here. Grab a cup of joe, it’s 365 pages, or cherry pick the departments of interest. […]

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Gauging The Upper East Side, Fonseca And Frank Seek City Council Seats

April 11th, 2017 · 74 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events

For Dollie Fonseca and Gage Frank it’s game on. The Democratic political activists have joined forces to run for City Council in the Upper Side 138th District against incumbents Anthony Paoletto and Nessah Smith who say bring it on. They may have primary company. Still to be heard from is District Leader Maria Pereira who […]

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Wild Ride Shaping Up For City Council Election Season

April 6th, 2017 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics

If your favorite sports are politics and primaries (me too), strap in for a slew of Democratic battles for City Council.

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First Public Hearing On City Budget Set

April 5th, 2017 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, News and Events

The first public hearing conducted by the City Council’s Budget and Appropriations Committee to speak about Mayor Joe Ganim’s $542 million spending plan will take place April 18, 6 p.m. in council chambers, 45 Lyon Terrace.

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Ganim Presents Budget To City Council With No Tax Increase, “Predicated On State” Resources

April 4th, 2017 · 7 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Law Enforcement

Mayor Joe Ganim Monday night led a prayer prior to the start of the City Council meeting hoping perhaps for a little manna from heaven as his proposed budget that holds the line on taxes survives anticipated revenues from the state “running a parallel path” during its budget deliberations.

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Lee, Flatto Disagree On Print Shop Numbers

April 3rd, 2017 · 5 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Education

City fiscal observer John Marshall Lee has engaged in a give and take with Finance Director Ken Flatto over expenditures in the municipal print shop. Lee addressed this subject in comments to the City Council Monday night. Women and men of the City Council, let’s revisit the operation of the City Print Shop and its […]

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No Tax Increase In Ganim Budget

April 1st, 2017 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, News and Events

Mayor Joe Ganim says the spending plan he submits to the City Council on Tuesday for the budget year starting July 1 will be less than the current year $552 million budget and include no tax increase.

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Settlement Of Lonnie Blackwell’s Discrimination Lawsuit On City Council Agenda, Ganim To Submit Budget

March 30th, 2017 · 5 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Law Enforcement, News and Events

The agenda for Monday night’s City Council meeting includes a “Communication from City Attorney re: Proposed Settlement of Pending Litigation with Lonnie Blackwell, referred to Miscellaneous Matters Committee.” The issue stems from a federal discrimination lawsuit filed more than three years ago in which Blackwell, former head of the Guardians minority police organization, claims he […]

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