Utica City Government
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The City of Utica will now have a safeguard against corruption, with the re-establishment of the city's ethics board.
Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri and Rome Mayor Joseph Fusco are two of more than 600 mayors across the country recognizing volunteerism.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri kicked off a second year of Quality of Life sweeps throughout the city on Thursday.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica Common Council voted Friday to pass their proposed budget with their own amendments, cutting the overtime budget for the Utica Police Department.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica Common Council voted Friday to pass their proposed budget with their own amendments, overriding Mayor Robert Palmieri's vetoes.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - 50 amendments later, Utica's Common Council adopted the mayor's proposed budget Wednesday night, reducing the property tax increase to 1.99 %.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica's Common Council is asking city departments to cut overtime budgets by 10%, but public safety chiefs say it's easier said than done.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - On Wednesday, March 20, is the deadline for the Utica Common Council to adopt the mayor's proposed budget.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - When Congress let the March 1 sequester deadline pass, that meant billions in federal cuts would take place, with many government workers facing furloughs. Now, two Utica City Councilmen are thinking furloughs for city workers is a good idea to help keep property tax hikes to a minimum.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Moody's Investors have downgraded the City of Utica's bond rating.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A consulting company has been chosen by the City of Utica to create the plan for redeveloping Harbor Point.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - At least one Utica City Councilman believes he can further reduce Mayor Robert Palmieri's proposed 3.75% tax increase. District #1 Councilman Frank Vescera want to try to go even below the state-mandated 2% property tax cap and maybe even shoot for a tax decrease.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Wednesday evening, the Utica Common Council takes up a vote on whether or not to override the Governor's two percent property tax cap for the upcoming 2013-2014 budget for the city. **Click the video for an interview with 6th Ward City Councilwoman Samantha Colosimo Testa before Wednesday night's meeting**
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica City Mayor Robert Palmieri unveiled his 2013-2014 budget to the Board of Estimate and Apportionment on Tuesday. It passed and is now in the hands of the Utica Common Council, calling for a 3.75 percent property tax hike.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The City of Utica says it will save more than $1 million after what they are calling a "very successful" bond refunding.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Now's the time to double-check your dog license. According to Utica City Clerk Joan Brenon, the city's Animal Control Officer will begin a door-to-door campaign to check the current status of dog licenses in the city.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Plans for this year's Utica Mayoral Gala were unveiled on Thursday morning, including the announcement that Utica Safe Schools is the non-profit recipient of the gala's proceeds.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri presented his downtown revitalization plan to residents at Tuesday's Cornhill Neighborhood Association meeting. The mayor along with Deputy City Engineer Goran Smiljic and the Commissioner of Urban & Economic Development Brian Thomas showed how the Genesee Street Corridor Improvement and Downtown Parking Project Plan would benefit the city.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - In an effort to help area municipalities through tough economic times, a Utica Councilman is looking to form a committee that will look into the possibility of sharing services. Councilman Joe Marino is calling on officials from neighboring communities to come together once a quarter.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Mayor Robert Palmieri presented his Genesee Street Corridor Improvement and Downtown Parking Project plan to business owners at the Utica School of Commerce Thursday.