The city of Oneonta Common Council last night approved the hiring of a new city clerk. Mayor Dick Miller explains why Doug Kendall was selected to replace current city clerk Jim Koury.
"He has a background in data storage and retrieval, a background in archiving, he was local we needed someone tho lived in the city," Mayor Miller said...
Oneonta City Manager Michael Long said Tuesday during his State of the City Address that the city is one of only nine in the entire state that is financially stable.
Long described that previous administrations had set up the city for financial success despite economic hardship.
At the Oneonta Common Council meeting Tuesday night the council approved a permit fee for an apartment plan on Blodgett Drive.
"The developer will provide $20,000 in funds for the planning commission to retain outside engineering counsel to help evaluate the project," Oneonta Mayor Dick Miller said. "The agreement also includes a permit fee if the project goes forward."
Transit director of Oneonta Public Transit Paul Patterson presented to the Common Council Tuesday night some of the proposed fee changes for OPT.
We want to be in a position where we keep the fleet strong and keep it running," Patterson said. "If we continue to run deficits, there's the threat of cutting back routes. One of the ways to deal with that is to increase revenues and we've don