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Schenectady council looks at fee hikes

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Increases in every fee on property owners’ 2011 tax bills are now under consideration as the Schenectady City Council tries to finish its budget on time. In addition to the already-discussed increases in the property tax and trash fee, water and sewer rates may rise, too. But that increase would only be for commercial and multifamily property owners. On Thursday, Council President Gary McCarthy proposed a 2 percent increase in both sewer and water rates, ...

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October 29, 2010
7:20 a.m.

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They can start saving money by closing down Olsen's Body Shop. The only one that will make money in that deal is McNultey at $27/hr plus unlimited OT and Olsen at the taxpayers expense. McCarthy must have his hand in that too. He pushed that quick on the council before the budget.

October 29, 2010
7:38 a.m.

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Collect money for a service but spend it on another fund, sounds illegal to me. I plan on suing the city if they keep this up. Then lets see how much they save. It's getting impossible to make ends met as a landlord in this city. Wake up tenants because I will pass this onto you.'s your money too.