Category Archives: City Council

City Council members surprised by O’Rourke’s resignation

City Council members expressed surprise at the departure of York Business Administrator Michael O’Rourke. They said they learned of his resignation Tuesday. Here are some of their reactions.

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Follow along live with tonight’s York City Council meeting

On tonight’s agenda is the appointment of a new candidate for Director of Economic & Community Development and talk of chicken and feral cats.

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City Council denies White Rose Bar and Grill expansion plan

A planned expansion by the White Rose Bar and Grill was voted down 5 to 1 by York City Council on Tuesday night. Councilman David Satterlee cast the lone dissenting vote as other members upheld the Historic Architectural Review Board’s … Continue reading

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Animal advocates speak against ordinance dealing with feral cats

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Food carts, booting and condemned buildings to be discussed at York meetings

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Conversation over tax exoneration request from Logos Academy turns heated

Update, 8:45 p.m. York City Council passed a resolution exonerating Logos Academy, a private, non-charter school that serves low-income students, from its 2013 taxes during a council meeting Tuesday night. Logos was awarded tax-exempt status beginning in 2014, but accrued … Continue reading

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York City Council talks snow cleanup

Carol Hill-Evans said the city has had a lot of successes in dealing with the winter storms, as well as some complaints.

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City Council hammers out details of food-cart committee

City Council was admittedly working backwards when it hammered out details on a resolution to establish an ad-hoc food cart committee during a work session Wednesday night. Members were named to the new committee, which has been charged with  researching … Continue reading

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York looks to food cart committee for resolution

Officials are pinning their hopes for a resolution to York’s lengthy food cart debate on a recently established food cart committee. Set to meet this week, the committee, which contains members from restaurants, City Council, Central Market, mobile food vendor … Continue reading

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Council to reconsider pay raises for two department heads

  Update, Tuesday Tonight’s City Council meeting has been canceled. The next regularly scheduled legislative session will be 7 p.m. Feb. 4. Reported earlier  York City Council has plans to reconsider a contentious salary issue during its first meeting of … Continue reading

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