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Saratoga Springs condo values focus of dispute

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City Accounts Commissioner John Franck defended his department’s assessments on Tuesday in the face of allegations that there have been irregularities in condominium valuations. Mary Zlotnick, a suspended Accounts Department clerk, alleged that some condominium owners had their assessments lowered improperly. Franck said at Tuesday’s City Council meeting that he went through every assessment change that Zlotnick had mentioned in recent weeks. “I went through every property reduced in 2011 and 2012,” Franck said. “Every ...

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September 5, 2012
3:49 p.m.

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And the rich get richer.

A fellow recently told me:
'If corporations are people than Mitt Romney is a serial killer.'

What a hoot.
Why should anyone be surprised at the goings-on with Saratoga's new gated community? It's soooo exclusive.

My daughter was top cookie seller in her girl scout troop 2 years running. She had a brilliant idea to know on doors in the condos with her troop -- it's easy she said. All except one small detail: YOU CAN'T GET IN!

The whole Saratoga condo thing is a weird animal with it's occupants detached from the accountable reality of the average citizen living in the average approachable house on the average sidewalk, postal carrier-serviced street.

They drive into their secure subterranean garage, walk to the secure elevator and disappear up to their climate-controlled secure flats. To afford such luxury one would think this class would be privileged indeed. And they are, yes.

Good for them, s*cks for the rest of us.
Welcome to the new paradigm.