DPW concerned with how much salt they need to use

Dec 29, 2012 Full story: WKTV 8

City DPW crews are trying to keep up as the snow continues to come down. Commissioner Dave Short in Utica says he would rather have it 80 degrees with the pavement buckling than non-stop snow.

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Roefaro worse mayor ever

Cortland, NY

#2 Dec 29, 2012
DPW concerned with how much salt they need to use

Public safety costs, contracts,promotions, raises, new cars for public officials and Mayor leaving all other services left with nothing. in the end you can add more taxes and a huge increase to come for clueless city hall and it's administration which have all but bankrupted Utica and it's tax paying homeowners. get out of Utica and fast before you to have to foreclose and go bankrupt.

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#3 Dec 29, 2012
Problem is they had a surplus last year and decided they had enough for this year and never ordered any extra. Here we are 1 full week of winter weather and they used just about half the their yearly supply.

Seems more like a management issue then a budget issue.

Since: Nov 12

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#4 Dec 29, 2012
JAC2000 wrote:
Problem is they had a surplus last year and decided they had enough for this year and never ordered any extra. Here we are 1 full week of winter weather and they used just about half the their yearly supply.
Seems more like a management issue then a budget issue.
Sounds like incompetence from the top to the bottom. Classic Utica.
Principal Acct Clerk

Utica, NY

#5 Dec 30, 2012
better get a requistion in to order another delivery or be prepared for law suits.. Which do you prefer to fund?

Bet they didn't file a need requirement with the supplier and will now have to pay a much higher rate since they won't be able to use the contract price.. Seems like only Utica would base need upon a freak of nature winter like last year.
duke

Utica, NY

#6 Dec 30, 2012
Utica Viscount wrote:
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Sounds like incompetence from the top to the bottom. Classic Utica.
Hey Dave Pavement doesnt buckle at 80 degrees.
On TV

Cortland, NY

#7 Dec 30, 2012
a month ago they were on tv bragging they had so much left from last year!!! WTF!
Walter

United States

#8 Dec 30, 2012
duke wrote:
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Hey Dave Pavement doesnt buckle at 80 degrees.
Yeah, just politicians.
hank hill

United States

#9 Dec 30, 2012
they should use what they needing to us cuz og what is used. agree?

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