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Sch'dy winning more code violation cases

Schenectady officials consider 151 Lafayette St., pictured here on Friday, a success story. The building had been acquired and sold by the city.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Schenectady officials consider 151 Lafayette St., pictured here on Friday, a success story. The building had been acquired and sold by the city.
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A few years ago, winning a code-violations case against a landlord wasn’t easy for Schenectady. Cases got tossed out for lack of evidence and even for violations of law when code enforcers overstepped in their efforts to get evidence. But those days are no longer. In the past 15 months, the city has won 150 cases. In each case, the owner eventually came “into full compliance” with the city codes, Deputy Corporation Counsel Carl Falotico ...

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rsmall803
April 6, 2014
12:43 p.m.

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seems a no brainer. if there are code violations and summons are given and not complied with why wouldn't the city win?

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