Tagged: common council

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Rubes in the City

If you want to really, truly understand how city residents find themselves with high taxes, low home appreciation, lack of development and ever dwindling public services, you need to read the article Thane and Barone debate water rate increase vs fund balance depletion. Here are the...

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Meme Implosion 12010

With Judge Sise’s ruling against the Council, it’s time to review the various talking points and memes along the way which we now know to be rubbish: Meme 1: Corporation Counsel does not protect the interests of the Council or taxpayers. Or its variant: Corporation Counsel...

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Rescind My Authoritah!

It’s easy to see why the Council rescinded their former and pending resolutions: At a meeting Tuesday night, the council unanimously rescinded the resolution that gave Hatzen-buhler authority to sign Merendo’s contract. 1) Why rescind the resolution under the auspices of ” get to the fundamental...

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Meme Watch 12010

Wish I was a kid again when Saturday mornings were fun — cartoons and sleeping late. As a non-young guy, now I have to suffer with a blog , on Amsterdam. Can’t be all bad though: I’m sure this will inspire some child to pursue...