Councilman wants City of Utica to loo...

Councilman wants City of Utica to look into shared services

There are 6 comments on the WKTV story from Jan 3, 2013, titled Councilman wants City of Utica to look into shared services. In it, WKTV reports that:

In an effort to help area municipalities through tough economic times, a Utica Councilman is looking to form a committee that will look into the possibility of sharing services.

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Level 7

Since: Jan 08

Rome

#1 Jan 4, 2013
Politicians love to talk about consolidation and sharing services. But how often do you see municipal or local governments cut staff or assets as a result of consolidation? These efforts make great photo-ops but rarely result in savings to the taxpayers. It's all about turf protection.
Pink Suburbanite

Minoa, NY

#2 Jan 4, 2013
Nobody in the 'burbs wants to share services with Utica because they're afraid it will be under the control of guido politicians.
Empty pockets

Saranac Lake, NY

#3 Jan 4, 2013
I guess that because Utica can't live within it's means, they want to share services with everyone else ( spend all ours now take yours too ). How about getting rid of all the gumba's who keep running the city into the ground and hiring all their kin.
i love yorkville

Utica, NY

#4 Jan 4, 2013
exactly. I moved out of utica for a reason.

keep you services to your self along with all your debt.

We living in the suburbs are happy with our services and thats why we chose to live where we do. you can go suck it.
Fred

Utica, NY

#5 Jan 4, 2013
Marino is a headline grabber.
piggy

Carthage, NY

#6 Jan 4, 2013
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