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New SUVs for commuting Schenectady cops stalled with impasse in council

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Here’s one way to not get legislation passed by the City Council: Argue that the city must spend an extra $16,000 so that police officers who live in rural Saratoga County can get to work safely in city-owned vehicles. The Police Department wants the city to outfit two officers with high-end SUVs, at $26,000 each, so that they can get to work in any weather. Three members of the City Council on Tuesday dug in ...


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MMRMIKE68
January 19, 2012
6:55 a.m.

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THE MORE I READ, THE "GLADDER" I AM THAT I MOVED TO FLORIDA.................MIKE

wmarincic
January 19, 2012
8:07 a.m.

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Lot's of anti-police stories today. The Gazette is making up for lost time. I take umbrage that they want to buy Chevy's when there is no local Chevy dealer.

gina99
January 19, 2012
1:59 p.m.

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If they enforced the residency law for City employees this wouldn't be an issue. Hard to enforce when both Chief Chaires and Commissioner Bennett live out of town? Vince Riggi is already having a positive impact. Hopefully he can find more votes for fiscal sanity.

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