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Tempers high at Schenectady City Council meeting

Federal block grant funds prove divisive

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Insults flew fast at Monday evening’s City Council meeting as members argued over how to spend federal grants. City Councilman Ed Kosiur was called a “political hack” who was talking “nonsense.” Councilman Vince Riggi was accused of “sitting silent” during last week’s discussion of how to divvy up the Community Development Block Grant. Councilman Carl Erikson was taken to task for describing why the Habitat for Humanity director was dismissed last week. It made for ...

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wmarincic
May 13, 2014
6:47 a.m.

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The city council is a joke. Keep voting in these liberal democrats and keep watching the city fail.

JIMOCONNOR
May 13, 2014
8:31 a.m.

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Must ask democratic city/county committee why they appoint SPECIAL ED to anything. He so obviously lacks the insight and self control to positively contribute to the open, public deliberative process. Are his thoughts so profound in caucus that we can not do without him?

SchenectadyScott
May 13, 2014
9:14 a.m.

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Cookies......Jim

schdyres
May 13, 2014
10:40 a.m.

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Article fails to explain why three members voted no although they explained their "no" votes at the meeting! Poor journalism! This was "discussion of substance" that was not reported on.

blanp
May 13, 2014
2:50 p.m.

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So what did Erikson say about the unnamed Habitat for Humanity director?

SchenectadyScott
May 13, 2014
7:10 p.m.

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Discretion of the editor......my guess. This is all up for discussion if you did not see the meeting live.

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