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Schenectady looks at allocation of federal community grants

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It’s budget time again for Schenectady's Community Development Block Grant, and that means it’s time to keep some agencies — including some city departments — alive by paying their workers’ salaries. “For some, it’s their lifeblood,” said Director of Development Richard Purga, who puts together the draft budget for the grant every year. Long ago, the money from the federal government was used for things: roads, buildings, food. Safe House, for teens escaping prostitution, was ...

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March 31, 2014
8:03 a.m.

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IF the CDBG money has to pay city salaries - something is wrong. Like the massive amounts of overtime in the PD. As with other issues with the way the city is run - it never changes.