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Audit shows Schenectady has surplus

McCarthy: ‘Plan is coming together’

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The city finished last year in the black for the second year in a row, Mayor Gary McCarthy said. The independent audit shows the city has a $1.4 million surplus for last year, he said. The total budget was $78 million. On Monday, the city will unveil the entire 2013 audit, revealing how well or poorly it managed its budget last year. The presentation will take place at 5:30 p.m. in City Hall. The City ...

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May 16, 2014
6:08 a.m.

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I'd like to see an explanation as to why there is so much OT overspending. ANd how much are we spending on "working with federal agencies"?

May 16, 2014
7:55 a.m.

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Kathleen Moore gets her facts a wrong again. At worst, PD went over budget one time in the last ten years. You have to look at the entire SPD budget. Just like any other business - some budget lines are exceeded but counterbalanced by surpluses in others. Yet, she makes this allegation again and again. Apparently the Editor is not concerned with accuracy.

May 16, 2014
8:38 a.m.

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City in the black and taxpayers are in the red!! SPD is a converstation piece - ask yourself why!

May 16, 2014
10:07 a.m.

[ Flag Post ] is a lie...a lie is a lie....just call it what it is...overtaxing to create a surplus...this has nothing to do with the SPD Budget....there is more to the story...again..nothing to do with the SPD budget...