April 3, 2020

Councilman-at-Large Mark Williamson on Why Utica Council Cut Paving Funds & Raised Mayor Pay

Utica Councilman-at-Large Mark Williamson explains why the Common Council voted to cut funds for the city’s Paving Plan amid the Coronavirus Crisis, and also defends his […]
April 2, 2020

Councilman Frank Meola – Why Utica Council Voted to Cut Paving Money & Raise Mayor’s Pay

Utica Councilman Frank Meola of the 4th Ward explains why the Utica Common Council voted to cut funding for a Paving Referendum and for Capital Projects […]
March 26, 2020

Mike Galime: How Utica Council Committee Changes Fostered Less Debate on Mayor’s Pay Raise

Utica Common Council President Mike Galime explains how recent changes to the Council’s committee system limited debate prior to this month’s vote to approve a pay […]
March 23, 2020

Utica Council Votes to Raise Mayor’s Salary in Coronavirus Crisis – President Mike Galime Reacts

Utica Common Council President Michael Galime says the Council should have waited to vote on a salary increase for Utica Mayor Rob Palmieri and Comptroller Bill […]