Category Archives: City Council

What did York City Council candidates receive, spend on campaigns?

Carol Hill-Evans and Supporters for Carol Hill-Evans Brought in: $2,225 Spent: $1,540.15 Her largest contribution, $1,000, came from┬áREALTORS Association of York and Adams Counties. Her largest expense was $739.22 to Louisville, Kentucky-based My Campaign Store, LLC, for yard signs. Noteworthy: … Continue reading

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Keep York Beautiful cleanup planned

Want to keep York beautiful? An upcoming spring cleanup event in the city welcomes people to do just that. The Keep York Beautiful Spring Clean Up is 8 to 11 a.m. April 11, according to a press release from York … Continue reading

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Nonprofit sends $11,000 check to financially-strapped city

MANTEC sent an $11,000 check to the financially-strapped City of York for 100 percent of what it would have had to pay in taxes if it was not a nonprofit organization. The nonprofit, which has its headquarters in York, helps … Continue reading

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Pa. Municipal League: Legislative reforms needed

In light of York’s dire budget season, the Pennsylvania Municipal League, a bipartisan organization representing municipalities around the state, has called on legislators to take action on legislative reforms it says would lessen the strain on cash-strapped municipalities. The league … Continue reading

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Read the agreement authorizing police to wear body cameras in schools

York City Council members said during a committee meeting Wednesday night that they want more information before they approve the use of grant funds to purchase two body cameras for school resource officers. Specifically, council members said they wanted information … Continue reading

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Recap: Four days of budget hearings, lots of dollar signs

A week of testimony during preliminary budget hearings revealed departments whose resources are already being stretched to the max, city workers said. But with healthcare and pension costs that continue to rise, York Mayor Kim Bracey and some city council … Continue reading

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Cut $4 million? OK, but how?

Several York City Council members called for big cuts to the budget last week — to the tune of $4 million — so that the city could scale back its highest-in-the-county real estate taxes. But council members say that all … Continue reading

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Can the city reduce its budget by cutting payroll?

When several York City Council members called for big changes in the city’s spending habits, many readers on the Daily Record/Sunday News Facebook page called for them to make the first move by cutting their own compensation. “Pensions, Pay for … Continue reading

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York to take another look at adding food carts downtown

After months of deliberation, an ad-hoc mobile food committee has sent suggestions for amending York’s food cart regulations to City Council. The city allows only one licensed food cart vendor to operate on Continental Square, but the mobile food committee … Continue reading

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York City Council to discuss Earned Income Tax hike Sept. 24

York City Council will discuss raising the Earned Income Tax by a quarter-of-a-percent to fund a $2.2 million increase in pension payments at its committee meeting Sept. 24.

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