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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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wmarincic
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.

sunflower
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.

artbarb
August 22, 2013
8:50 p.m.

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Sales before the measurement timeframe:
# Street date sold price taxed value variance
918 Brandywine Ave 11/9/2010 $45,000 $75,600 -40%
506 Brandywine Ave 4/8/2011 $19,500 $87,600 -78%
453 N Brandywine Ave 5/27/2011 $27,000 $87,200 -69%
866 Central Pkwy 1/13/2011 $117,500 $154,500 -24%
1485 Lexington 10/19/2010 $99,000 $156,900 -37%
1479 Parkwood Blvd Sold on 3/1/2011 $52,000 Tax assessment $120,000 -57%
1175 Parkwood Blvd 6/7/2011 $53,000 $120,700 -56%
1173 McClellan 4/21/2011 $113,500 $158,800 -29%
908 McClellan 6/29/2011 $6,700 $97,900 -93%
509 Plymouth Ave 6/21/2011 $78,500 $102,800 -24%
1132 Rugby Rd 3/21/2011 $191,000 $256,800 -26%
1273 Stratford Rd 4/11/2011 $174,000 $389,000 -55%
932 Wendell Ave 3/18/2011 $45,000 $116,500 -61%
Sales during the measurement timeframe:
# Street date sold price taxed value variance
1171 Lowell Rd 6/6/2012 $385,000 $342,800 12%
1007 Maryland Av 2/23/2012 $140,000 $193,900 -28%
1170 Oxford Plc 5/19/2012 $101,000 $133,400 -24%
1211 Oxford Plc 12/12/2011 $129,000 $134,200 -4%
1029 Parkwood Blvd 5/15/2012 $126,000 $129,100 -2%
1178 Parkwood Blvd 10/4/2011 $85,000 $140,100 -39%
1150 Phoenix Ave 12/9/2011 $122,000 $163,900 -26%
714 Plymouth Ave 8/14/2012 $63,000 $114,800 -45%
1550 Randolph Rd 9/30/2011 $146,000 $175,600 -17%
1711 Randolph Rd 8/11/1932 $145,000 $157,800 -8%
7 Rosa Rd 5/21/2012 $103,000 $158,100 -35%
204 Rosa Rd 8/18/2011 $82,000 $110,000 -25%
1132 Rugby 3/21/2011 $191,000 $256,800 -26%
1156 Stratford Ave 2/27/2012 $200,000 $272,700 -27%
932 Strong 11/29/2011 $15,000 $42,100 -64%
1310 Summer Ave 10/31/2012 $116,000 $169,800 -32%
64 Union Ave 4/19/2012 $120,000 $176,500 -32%
1000 Union 5/17/2012 $218,500 $163,300 34%
1232 Union St Sold on 6/8/2012 $49,900 Tax assessment $142,000 -65%

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