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Mayor lets sewer plant workers live out of Schenectady

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Workers at Schenectady’s sewage treatment plant don’t have to live in the city — but the city assessor does. Mayor Gary McCarthy decided to finalize the hiring of four treatment plant workers who passed their Civil Service exams but live outside the city. At the same time, he told Assessor Tina Dimitriadis to start looking for another job. Dimitriadis has now left the city workforce, although her contract was not up until the end of ...

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August 16, 2013
7:43 a.m.

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King McCarthy acts like King Obama, I guess this is how liberal democrats rule. See, just like Obama, McCarthy follows whatever rules and laws that he wants for political reasons, not what is fair and best for taxpayers. I say that we need to get rid of both of these dictators, McCarthy at the next election and Obama by impeachment.

August 16, 2013
9:48 a.m.

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This is one of the worst things a manager could do. The unfairness of these arbitrary decisions is stunning. I don't think it has anything to do with being liberal or conservative, Democrat or Republican -- it has to do with bad decision making skills.