Utica City Government
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Rome Mayor Joe Fusco joined Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri and other city officials for the mayor's 35th Quality of Life sweep through the streets of Utica on Wednesday.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The head of the Utica Police Department union released what appears to be some scary statistics pointing to a huge increase in crime, blaming the city's administration for the spike. However, the Police Chief says while crime is up, it's not up by as much as the Union head claimed, and said it's not all the mayor's fault.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Will an upscale train soon be running from New York City to Lake Placid with a stop in the City of Utica? Two Utica Common Council members held a press conference on Monday to announce a meeting they have set up regarding the issue.
Utica voters approve propositions to exclude council members, president and some part-time employees from health insurance
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica voters have voted to exclude Members of the city's common council and president, along with part-time city and seasonal employees from receiving health care benefits through the city.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - City of Utica leaders are looking at the city's finances to figure out how to prevent drastic cuts. The city owes money in many directions and in order to help pay those bills, city councilors will vote on whether or not to take out a $10.5 million refund anticipation loan.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Utica City Councilman senses a theme, or, several, throughout the city, and he sees it as a way to not only foster community spirit, but to bring the city cash.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Common councilors and members of the community gathered at Utica City Hall Wednesday to hear more about open government. The topic has recently come into question regarding one common councilor's video camera in meetings.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Executive Director of New York's Committee on Open Government will be in the City of Utica in two weeks and will likely weigh in on the issue of a councilman being censured for using a hand held camera at council meetings.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Many have tried and failed to fill downtown Utica's "Harza" building with tenants, returning it to its former glory. City leaders say the largely-vacant building was weeks from the auction block, and potential loss of local control of the downtown landmark. However, the building has been purchased-and some say rescued-by a successful local businessman who vows to develop it.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The City of Utica's Buckley Pool in East Utica re-opened on Tuesday, following a pump break three weeks ago.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Some residents in the City of Utica say the sweeps that Mayor Robert Palmieri and city employees have been conducting around the city are making them feel safer in their neighborhoods.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - It was all hands on deck on Thursday as volunteers as well as city of Utica employees worked to spruce up the city, particularly the path that runners will pass through on Boilermaker Sunday.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri and various city department heads took to Cornhill's streets on Wednesday as part of his "Quality of Life Sweeps."
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The City of Utica will soon be able to restore some ranks within the police and fire departments after the Oneida County Board of Legislators unanimously approved allocating money from the county to the city on Wednesday.
Assemblymember Anthony J. Brindisi has announced that legislation he wrote to remove the automatic two-year review process regarding municipal-based emergency medical and first-responder services has passed the New York State Assembly and now moves to the Senate. Utica Councilman Frank Vescera says that not enough time is being given for public input on the bill.
UTICA, N.Y. - Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri announced Tuesday that he has appointed the President of the Oneida County Bar Association and the co-author of the City of Utica School District's Code of Conduct to the city's rejuvenated Board of Ethics.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The city of Utica and its fire department are asking state lawmakers to step in and end seven years of ongoing battles over the legality of its ambulance service.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica Councilman Joe Marino is sponsoring a new local law that would let voters decide whether the office of City Comptroller should move from an elected position to one the Common Council appoints needing to meet mandatory financial qualifications.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A new effort is currently underway to save building materials in the City of Utica and put them back to use. The Genesis Group is pushing for the city to deconstruct buildings rather than demolish them.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The City of Utica's Fourth of July celebration at Proctor Park will not be a dry one.