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Palmieri seeking re-election for third term as Utica mayor

The mayor held a press conference for the announcement at the Delta Hotels by Marriott in downtown Utica.

Posted: Feb. 11, 2019 5:55 PM
Updated: Feb. 11, 2019 5:55 PM

Speech to Text for Palmieri seeking re-election for third term as Utica mayor

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he will run again for mayor. he says he wants to continuto make uca a place where young people want to live. he made the holding a press conference to announce he will be seeking re- election. newschannel 2's rachel murphy is live from the delta hotels by marriott utica with more on palmieri's message and what this means for the race. mayor palimieri says he will run again for mayor. he says he wants to continue to make utica a place where young people want to live. he made the announcement a half hour ago in front of about 150 of his supporters. palmieri was first elected in 2011. he is able to run for a third term, after the common council voted to extend city term limits in 2017, from eight years to 12. despite a petition to reform term limits by city residents. last week palimieri proposed a $71.8 million dollar budget, which includes at 2 percent property tax decrease. the mayor spoke about some of his accomplishments while in office and his goals fot future. mayor bert palmieri city of utica voters will s se anges thielection season . state lawmaks apoved to consodate sean . state lawmakers approved to consolidate ate and fedel imaries to the fourth tuesday in june. that means anyone running r electionmust havtheir runng for electionmust have the complete much earlier, and that's why many candidates are starting their campaigns now. councilman joe marino w thfirst tannounce he's runnin f yor. weeached out tohe democrat for commen he says - iy rob palmieri comes as a surprise to no one, given that he spearheaded the effort to override the voters and change the term limits to allow him to seek a third term in office. if i am fortunate enough to be elected mayor i will immediately move to return the term limits back to the length that the utica voters overwhelmingly voted in favor of. my administration will give
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