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Body shop likely to remain in Schenectady's budget

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The city’s new body shop is no longer bringing in enough revenue to pay its bills, but the City Council appears to be content with keeping the facility. The body shop cost $145,000 this year but brought in just $88,000. Commissioner of General Services Carl Olsen offered a passionate defense of the shop at city budget meetings, while Councilman Vince Riggi tried to argue it was a waste of money. “I’d like to see that ...

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October 22, 2012
7:32 a.m.

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No mention that Vince Riggi is a 50 year professional in the Auto Body Repair business and Mr. Olsen has none, or anyone else on the council for that matter. But who does the council listen to?.....The non professional who has driven us deeper and deeper in debt with the Taj Mahal on Foster Avenue...The council should be ashamed of themselves and guilty of abusing the people of Schenectady at their own selfish expense of party politics.