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Schenectady training its own assessor

MacElroy learning the ropes on the job

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Schenectady is training its own new assessor, in hopes of getting a specialist who actually lives in the city. Mayor Gary McCarthy has insisted on city residency for his department heads — but for many years, no city assessor has lived here. He did not renew the most recent assessor’s contract because she would not move here and instead tapped retired county real property director Nicholas Barber to fill in while he searched for a ...

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July 25, 2014
8:24 a.m.

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This is forward thinking, 'out of the box,' apparently non-patronage administering. Thank you mayor.