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Amsterdam council overrides Thane’s golf veto

Members vote to keep pair at course

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Amsterdam’s Common Council on Tuesday shot down Mayor Ann Thane’s plans to bring new management to the city’s Municipal Golf Course, voting instead to override her veto and retain longtime golf pro Joseph Merendo and concessionaire Laura Elmendorf. But despite the vote, some council members said they’d consider a compromise Thane proposed. The city sought management proposals in the fall, as Merendo’s contract was expiring, and several people offered plans to operate the 182-acre, 18-hole ...

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