Category Archives: city hall

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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City has more retired police and fire personnel than active

Heading into the 2015 budget season, York’s money woes, and by default, pension problems, are front and center for city officials. Facing a $2.2 million increase in pension payments thanks to the expiration of state legislation that gave the city … Continue reading

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City posts listing for Business Administrator position

Looking for a new job? York is accepting applications for its Business Administrator position — the post left vacant by former city employee Michael O’Rourke this spring after he was relieved of his duties.

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York se expande servicios a la comunidad latina

Earlier this month, we reported that York has hired a bilingual Latino Services Coordinator with the goal of improving city government services to non-English speakers. Below is a Spanish translation of the article about Natividad Rivera, the city’s new coordinator. … Continue reading

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Bracey expects search for new business administrator to take 6 months

York Mayor Kim Bracey said after a City Council meeting Wednesday night that she expects the search for a new business administrator to take up to half a year. Michael O’Rourke, who held the position for about a decade and … Continue reading

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Follow along with tonight’s York City Council committee meeting

Tonight’s agenda includes talk of a salary increase for Police Chief Wes Kahley, the Penn Park project, police budgets, and more.

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Bracey puts forward candidate for Economic Development position

York City Council will vote on a candidate put forward by Mayor Kim Bracey to fill the position of Director of Economic and Community Development at its meeting Tuesday night. The post has been vacant since the former director, Kevin … Continue reading

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York names new Poet Laureate

Christine Lincoln has been named York’s Poet Laureate for 2014, according to a news release.

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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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York still searching for economic development director

Mayor Kim Bracey said this summer she would take her time in selecting the next director of Economic and Community Development. More than six months after former director Kevin Schreiber vacated the position for a seat in the state House … Continue reading

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