Category Archives: boards

A week of budget hearings later…

Well, that was easy. By most accounts, York City will move forward in the next month-plus with a budget that includes no tax increase and few significant cuts to city services. Sure, it took a dozen hours or so of … Continue reading

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Want to be a York City Council member?

The other day we reported that the York City Council would begin the process of filling Joanne Borders’ seat, noting the details of how to apply would be forthcoming. Today, those details were officially released.

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Search begins for new Northwest Triangle developer

York officials are back in the market for a developer to complete the housing portion of the city’s Northwest Triangle. The members of the York City Redevelopment Authority decided to rebid the project after previous developer Kinsley Construction altered its … Continue reading

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York City Council race could be partially certified

The York County Board of Elections will meet Tuesday to vote on final certification for some of the results of the York City Council race, despite a request for a recount. The race, which has been contested by Councilwoman Toni … Continue reading

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HARB to discuss fate of Trinity United Methodist Church tonight

York’s Historical Architecture Review Board will hold a special meeting tonight to discuss plans to save York’s Trinity United Methodist Church from demolition. Church officials have proposed knocking down the more than 100-year-old building at 241 E. King St. in … Continue reading

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HARB to hear Trinity church demolition case Wednesday

An application for a demolition permit at York’s Trinity United Methodist Church will be heard by the city’s Historical Architectural Review Board Wednesday. Church officials have proposed knocking down the more than 100-year-old building at 241 E. King St. in … Continue reading

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Bring on Play seeking ideas for Penn Park

York’s Bring on Play committee will hold a community meeting Wednesday at Zion United Church of Christ, 100 Lafayette St., to discuss plans to renovate Penn Park.     The meeting, which will be held at 7 p.m., will be used … Continue reading

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On the record with Toni Smith — 2.17.11

“We couldn’t please everybody, and Jesus Christ couldn’t either. So I don’t feel too bad.” – York City Councilwoman Toni Smith, on the subject of the city’s proposed zoning ordinance. After several years of drafting and more than a month … Continue reading

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Check out Council President Genevieve Ray’s plan for cutting York’s budget

Members of York City Council agreed Dec.14 that they would not approve Mayor Kim Bracey’s proposed 2011 budget — and 12.8 percent tax increase — without changes, but what exactly those changes will be remains to be seen. Council President … Continue reading

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From the Franklin Files…

York resident and frequent public commenter Franklin Williams has yet to miss a budget hearing during the city’s busy fall schedule. Last week he defended the York Human Relations Commission, which faces deep cuts if York Mayor Kim Bracey’s proposed … Continue reading

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