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Schenectady council needs to reform bidding procedures

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It remains to be seen if the Schenectady City Council learned anything from its recent embarrassment over the awarding of a new contract for the Municipal Golf Course restaurant concession. One can only hope so, but it wasn’t the first time the council has been kept out of the loop on a request for proposals until after the bids came in, then complained about the process. Perhaps some changes are in store. The council members ...

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December 14, 2013
7:21 a.m.

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Leesa Perazzo also said she was friends with the competing bidder, why wasn't this mentioned? Also, there are multiple sources saying that the difference in bids was only $6,000, what are the real numbers? Who actually writes these editorials, I certainly hope it's not the editor.

December 14, 2013
9:41 a.m.

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I'm pretty sure Erikson campaigned on his bidding process acumen. I guess his impact has not been as broad as he implied. This sanfu has garnered 'Type A' lady a lot of print for having no real, or, positive impact on it. WE GET WHAT WE VOTE FOR. Which translates to less

December 14, 2013
5:09 p.m.

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Just reform bidding procedures? It's not something is awry-everything is awry and the taxpayers feel it 4 times a year. We got six council people that understand the importance of high taxes. Bring in the State Control Board. They can't control themselves.