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Why a Toronto council revolt against ‘strong mayor’ powers fell apart

A co-ordinated attempt to force a council vote on the extraordinary powers being granted Toronto’s mayor was defeated by a single vote on Thursday when a handful of key councillors sided with John Tory to block debate of the issue, according to city hall sources. The unsuccessful effort was an early test of the ability […]

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Service is ‘his entire life’

For Dia Carabajal, there are three words that come to mind when thinking of longtime Auburn Mayor Michael Quill.  Honor, integrity and service.  “It’s his entire life. It’s been his entire career,” said Carabajal, the chair of the Cayuga County Democratic Committee and a former Auburn city councilor. “He lives those virtues.”  Quill, a Democrat, […]

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Chancellor Banks and Mayor Adams hire each other’s beaus

Schools Chancellor David Banks quietly promoted Mayor Adams’ girlfriend to a top job at the Department of Education, just months after Adams hired Banks’ girlfriend as a deputy mayor, The Post has learned. Banks named Tracey Collins — Adams’ longtime partner and NYC’s unofficial First Lady — the DOE’s “senior advisor to the deputy chancellor […]

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Mayor Eric Adams needs to reward competence, now that Frank Carone is exiting

Frank Carone is leaving as Mayor Eric Adams’ chief of staff at the end of December — a move that should prompt the mayor to start upping his staff’s game now. In his rookie year, Adams’ agenda in Albany stalled on multiple key fronts. Above all, the Legislature refused to make real criminal-justice fixes, badly […]

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Contractor picked for new, $7M city hall | #citycouncil

The Kiwanis Club of Orangeburg presented the Rev. Jerry French as the 2022 Citizen of the Year at at banquet held at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center on Thursday, Sept. 15. The banquet also officially recognized past honorees, the late Bill Cox Sr. and the late Frank P. Tourville Sr. A Columbia-based […]

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Sonora City Council to consider $2.6M bid for bus stop project | News | #citycouncil

The Sonora City Council on Monday will consider approving a $2.6 million construction contract for a project that would add bus stops and make other changes to the downtown area’s busiest intersection. Approval of the contract would allow the city to break ground on the so-called “Washington-Stockton Corridor-Downtown Transit and Accessibility Improvement Project,” which has […]

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Mayor Scott to host back to school supply drive and giveaway

BALTIMORE — Mayor Brandon Scott hosted a backpack and school supply drive just in time for the new school year. The event took place on War Memorial Plaza at City Hall from 2-6pm and included Backpacks and school supplies. School Immunizations, and COVID vaccines were also administered for free. Mayor Scott held the supply drive just a […]

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City council member wants police checkpoints to help eliminate gun violence | #citycouncil

FORT MYERS, Fla.  — On Wednesday, Fort Myers Council member Johnny Streets addressed some of the speculations around potential public safety changes to the downtown Fort Myers area. “The gentlemen that used the word “curfew” Monday night, if you can remember, let’s get it straight he said only as a last resort, we are a long […]

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Disability activist drops suit versus city, takes job with mayor

A lead plaintiff in a high-stakes, handicapped-rights lawsuit against the city has agreed to drop her claims — two days after being named the new commissioner of the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities.  Lawyers for Christina Curry filed legal papers in Manhattan federal court Thursday saying she’s “dismissing individual claims without prejudice” against the city in a […]

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Seven Oaks tenants and activists pack into city hall, calling on mayor for support

SAN ANTONIO – Chanting and carrying signs, a group of activists from the Texas Organizing Project (TOP) and renters at Seven Oaks Apartments on the Northwest Side crammed into the lobby of city hall Tuesday, clamoring for Mayor Ron Nirenberg to join their cause. The group has been pushing against what it sees as “unfair” […]

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