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Schenectady fee hikes pass hurdle

Prices for copies, events could rise

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The city simply has too little money to get by without increasing fees, City Council members said Monday. In committee, they informally agreed to go ahead with an unpopular price increase for death certificates, birth certificates and copies of marriage licenses. They also agreed to raise the fee for weddings and other events held in the Rose Garden, but not to pass that revenue along to the volunteers who maintain the garden. The volunteers asked ...

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October 16, 2012
2:18 a.m.

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But Thorne said workers have to do more than simply operate a copier. They must emboss and stamp each copy, and he argued that it’s better time management to emboss dozens of certificates at once, rather than doing them a few at a time, whenever a customer comes in........Wow...that is a daunting task....Really?...embossing and stamping each copy!?...Too bad they can not hire more staff to do Chuck's job.....being so overwhelmed as a democratic committeeman...

October 16, 2012
6:47 a.m.

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What a bunch of...never mind. Need I even say it?