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Rochester City Council calls for AG probe of Monroe Co. DA | #citycouncil

All nine Rochester City Council members signed a letter Saturday to New York State Attorney General Letitia James calling for an investigation into the conduct of Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley.  This comes one day after the Town of Webster released police body camera footage of an interaction between a police officer and the DA […]

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Schubring announces campaign to be next Rochester City Council President | Local | #citycouncil

ROCHESTER, Minn. – The current chair of the Rochester Planning and Zoning Commission has thrown his hat in the ring to be the next City Council President. Randy Schubring says Rochester’s exciting future has given him a strong desire to serve. “Rochester has a strong legacy of innovation, resilience, and community spirit. We must leverage […]

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Mayor

3 cities across N.Y. state to swear in female mayors

Longtime Jamestown Councilwoman Kim Ecklund will soon walk up the steps of Tracy Plaza on her way to City Hall as the newly elected mayor, only the second female in almost 30 years to do so, yet the first-ever Republican woman. “It’s huge,” Ecklund said. “Women have broken barriers as you can see in the […]

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Alaska

Biden to head to Alaska to mark 22nd anniversary of 9/11 | #alaska | #politics

On Monday, President Joe Biden will mark the 22nd anniversary of the September 11th attacks in Alaska instead of the traditional New York City, Virginia or Pennsylvania events. The president will be returning from his overseas trip to India for the G20 summit and his first visit to Vietnam since taking office. He is set […]

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Mayor Evans delivers 25,000th free book sent by the Rochester Imagination Library

Mayor Evans delivers 25,000th free book sent by the Rochester Imagination Library | WHAMPlease ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes ofwebsite accessibility Tue, 21 Nov 2023 03:05:49 GMT (1700535949057) 6791766af41e710e4b2f28893ca799d8ba95d809 fae0b8cf13d31cc0333befed8702566d78ef17a8 Fallback Presentation. Using deprecated PresentationRouter. Click Here For This Articles Original Source.

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Kim Norton invites students to join Mayor for a Day contest | News

ROCHESTER, Minn. – 4th, 5th, and 6th grade are invited to participate in the League of Minnesota Cities’ annual Mayor for a Day Essay Contest. “This is a wonderful opportunity for our local youth to share their ideas and thoughts on local government.  I encourage our fourth, fifth and sixth grade student to submit an […]

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City Council

Rochester City Council to Vote on Billboard Veto Monday | #citycouncil

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- Once again a vote to override a veto is on the Rochester City Council’s agenda.  The latest veto from Mayor Kim Norton came last month after council members approved a variance to allow Reagan Outdoor Advertising to place a new billboard about 165 feet from a church located along the East Frontage […]

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Rochester City Council to Vote Monday on Mayor’s Sales Tax Veto | #citycouncil

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- The Rochester City Council is set to vote Monday on whether or not to override the latest veto issued by Mayor Kim Norton.  Earlier this month, councilmembers approved a plan to hold a special election in November on a proposed sales tax extension to provide more than $200 million in revenue for […]

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Rochester City Council – Pot Retailer Ordinance & Sales Tax Vote | #citycouncil

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) – The Rochester City Council has a busy agenda Monday evening with eight public hearings scheduled, including one that involves the state law legalizing recreational marijuana as of August 1. City staff is proposing a new ordinance that would limit the number of businesses that would be licensed to sell cannabis […]

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Court records show history of erratic conduct by Rochester City Council member Molly Dennis – Post Bulletin | #citycouncil

ROCHESTER — A Post Bulletin review of public records involving Rochester City Council member Molly Dennis reveal a pattern of behavior that is conflict-driven and oftentimes erratic, not only in her public role but also her personal life. Dennis, who was censured by her peers on the City Council in March , was the subject […]

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