Utica City Government
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - If Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri's budget proposal and its 38 cuts go through, the city will likely lose part of a fire house.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica's Common Council has less than a week to make any changes to the mayor's proposed city budget and they'll unveil their budget amendments Wednesday night. One amendment, in particular, shares the pain to all city workers.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - It's an unsavory irony that cities like Utica find themselves dealing with at budget time - cutting services, but raising taxes.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The deadline for the Common Council to make amendments to the Utica Mayor's budget proposal is approaching and Mayor Robert Palmieri's proposal calls for an 18% tax hike and dozens of layoffs.
Councilmembers to propose Utica Budget without tax increase; police unions say health plan proposal 'a tough sell'
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica's Common Council has one more week to work with the city budget before they have to have a final budget in place. They're looking for major concessions, city-wide, and that's going to be a tough sell to members of the city's police union.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Saturday is the big day for public safety and city government in Utica, as the Common Council meets with the police and fire chiefs, along with union leadership.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The roughly $10.5 million state aid payment headed for the city of Utica in late March got here early, Thursday morning, March 8, thanks to some pleading by state lawmakers on behalf of a broke city.
Utica Common Council tackles tax cap, public safety, separate tax accounts among many issues at meeting
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica Common Council voted 7-2 in favor of surpassing the governor's 2 percent tax cap. The proposed budget calls for an 18 percent tax hike and dozens of job cuts. On the chopping block, public safety and the department of public works.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - In an effort to cut money anywhere possible, Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri is asking the city police and fire departments to ground take-home cars for anyone below the rank of chief, assistant chief and deputy chief.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A flag is now waving above Utica's City Hall commemorating Welsh culture.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - There is an uncontrolled variable on the horizon that could carve a nearly $2 million hole in Utica's proposed city budget and force even more than the 38 layoffs than Mayor Robert Palmieri is currently proposing in order to balance the budget. It's the city's ambulance service.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi and State Senator Joe Griffo met with Utica officials on Monday to discuss the city's finances.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - After proposing a cut of nearly 40 jobs and raising taxes 18%, Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri says it's time to get creative about finding new sources of revenue.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri's 2012-2013 budget proposal carries an 18.19% tax increase and calls for 38 layoffs. With the bulk of those layoffs in the realm of public safety, the question taking shape is - how much is membership willing to give in order to save the jobs of their co-workers?
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Four days after the City of Utica agreed to take out a $5 million, short-term loan, they're dipping into the well again.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The City of Utica's financial headaches continue to worsen, forcing the city to consider desperate measures just to keep the city operating. On Friday, the common council will meet to approve a short term loan of several million dollars.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The City of Utica would have to raise property taxes 40% in order to close a nearly $7 million budget gap. That not being an option, there's only one other place to get that kind of money.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Some local leaders say they're not staying silent anymore about the Mohawk Valley Psychiatric Center's vacant buildings. They say that if the state's taking away some of the center's jobs, it's time it takes action on many of its buildings.
UTICA, N.Y. - Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri says he has directed First Assistant Corporation Counsel Charles Brown to determine the legal steps necessary to reconstitute the City of Utica Board of Ethics.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri has announced the appointment of Mark Curley, of Utica to the city's Corporation Counsel.