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Schenectady assessor rescinds retirement

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The city’s assessor isn’t leaving after all. Patrick Mastro has rescinded his retirement. He was to leave on Oct. 29, accepting an incentive to retire early. Instead, he’ll stay for at least another year. His contract expires in October 2013. The decision will cost the city. Mayor Brian U. Stratton had said he would replace Mastro with a cheaper assessor, possibly by sharing the work with Schenectady County. The state’s early retirement incentive was intended ...

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October 14, 2010
8:50 a.m.

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Obviously he is doing a poor job. If I did a poor job at my job I would be fired. Let's save some money. FIRE HIM !!! for not doing his job !! That's simple Mr. Stratton. VOTE ALL OF THEM OUT.

October 14, 2010
11:43 a.m.

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A sad day for Schenectady.
Mastro's assessments which have consistently discriminated against new buyers have destroyed the real estate market in Schenectady.
Nobody in their right mind will buy here while Mastro is still around.
It is my understanding that the Mayor and the City Council have no power to "remove" Mastro until the end of his contract.

October 14, 2010
8:12 p.m.

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$83,000.00 and bennies. a no brainer.