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Advantage city, but lien mess remains

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Schenectady probably never should have put a large number of tax-exempt churches, fraternal organizations and other nonprofits on the tax rolls several years ago when they didn’t obey an order by an overly ambitious assessor to re-file for tax-exempt status every year. Admittedly those groups didn’t follow the rules, but the mess that was subsequently created when the tax liens were accidentally sold by the city to a foreclosure-inclined private buyer — was certainly not ...

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June 20, 2013
7:12 a.m.

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Mess is the right word to describe the City's current financial debacle. Nothing can improve until the tax and borrow gang is chased out of City Hall. Got term limits?