Utica, NY - Utica Councilmen and concerned citizens are inviting the public to participate in a public hearing on city labor contracts.

Proposed Local Law 2 of 2012 will bring future contracts to the Common Council for an up or down vote. Proponents of the law say that union members vote on these contracts and taxpayers should be able to as well through their elected representatives.

The Public Hearing will take place at 5pm on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at City Hall.