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Utica Common Councilman Removed From 4 Committees
Utica, NY (WIBX) - The Utica Common Council made a standing committee change, voting 5 to 3 to remove First Ward Councilman Frank Vescera from all committees he currently sits on.
Councilman Viscera was removed from Economic Development, Municipal Housing and Urban Renewal, Codes and Neighborhood Pre…
Utica Common Council Censures One of It’s Own
Utica, NY (WIBX) - The Common Council has voted to censure one of it's own, First Ward Councilman Frank Vescera. In a 5-3 vote, which revolves around the videotaping of pre-conference meetings, Vescera will be removed from any committee assignment now and in the future while he continues to vio…
Utica Common Council Defeats Plan to Reduce Size
Utica, NY (WIBX) - Last month they eliminated members of public safety and trimmed the city's budget, last night they failed to pass a vote that could have led to a reduction in Utica government. The Utica Common Council voted 6-to-3, defeating an idea to reduce the number of Common Councilors …
2% Tax Cap Override Debated By City Leaders
Utica, NY (WIBX) - The Utica Common Council has elected to reserve the right to override Governor Cuomo's 2% tax cap, the council voting to ignore the state's first-ever property tax cap 7-to-2.
If the override vote failed, according to Utica's Budget Director Peter Fiorillo, city layo…
GOP Supporting Bruno For 6th Ward Utica Council Seat
Utica, NY (WIBX) - The City of Utica Republican Committee has endorsed Philip Bruno for the city's 6th Ward council seat.
Bruno is a small business owner who launched 'The Autolister' in 2005 and started the sales consulting service Northeast Dealer Consultants.