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Schenectady fire chief caught in council crossfire

Perazzo, DeGenova spar over deputy position

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New Fire Chief Raymond Senecal was pulled unknowingly into the sea of politics at Monday’s City Council meeting. It was a sparring match between Councilwoman Leesa Perazzo and Finance Director Deb DeGenova, but the two never exchanged a word. Instead, they both spoke to Senecal — one urging him to defend her side, the other pointing out flaws in his argument. For Senecal, it was a somewhat surreal experience. “It was kind of odd,” he ...

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August 6, 2014
8:28 a.m.

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This only costs the average homeowner $4 a year, then they'll add another thing that will only cost the average homeowner $4 a year and another thing and another thing.... Didn't anyone read that the cap is going to be less than 2% next year?

August 6, 2014
8:39 a.m.

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That's the problem with the thinking (if you could call it that) of the council - every little bit adds up. And the pension costs are outrageous. Again - why do we need a police chief, a fire chief and Wayne Double Dipper Bennett????

August 6, 2014
9:06 a.m.

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The only way taxes should be going in that city are down!! It's disgraceful!

August 6, 2014
9:09 a.m.

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This is the result of disordered thought found in TYPE A PERSONALITIES. Type A Lady totally misses four or five contexts in which competent leaders must operate.
Her mission gets sabotaged by short sighted unfocussed bursts of energy. Per the article, she never thought to prep her witness, nor her peers. Thus, nothing got done. AGAIN