The Daily Gazette
The Locally Owned Voice of the Capital Region
Advertisement
Promotions

King expected to be next City Council president

Schenectady City Councilwoman Peggy King, who is expected to be chosen as the council's next president, watches as new Councilwoman Marion Porterfield is sworn in Friday at City Hall.
Schenectady City Councilwoman Peggy King, who is expected to be chosen as the council's next president, watches as new Councilwoman Marion Porterfield is sworn in Friday at City Hall.
  • FACEBOOK
  • TWITTER
  • GOOGLE+
  • LINKEDIN
  • PRINT
  • E-MAIL
Text Size: A | A

Schenectady will have a new City Council president next week — and that may mean an end to the Democrats’ closed meetings. Councilwoman Margaret King, a Democrat, is expected to be elected president at the council’s committee meeting Monday. The entire council appears to be supporting her bid. The council’s current informal policy is to elect presidents for two consecutive years, but President Denise Brucker said she didn’t want to continue as president for a ...


You Must Log-In or Subscribe to Continue Subscription Offer Individual stories can be found and purchased from our Archives for $2.00

Advertisement

comments

wmarincic
January 5, 2013
7:20 a.m.

[ Flag Post ]

King said. “We can try to approach issues from a ‘what’s best for the city’ basis" Really, isn't that your job, no wait, you are democrats, your job is to tax and spend and be soft on crime.

justapto
January 5, 2013
7:44 p.m.

[ Flag Post ]

If only we had a few more Independent council members.
Didn't I read that the city unions endorsed, financially backed and bought the Democratic party?? Blame the unions and their high salaries for this mess.

Advertisement