Category Archives: Mayor Kim Bracey

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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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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What do you think of Mayor Kim Bracey’s “5 game-changers?”

With another tight budget season on the horizon, York Mayor Kim Bracey has begun a series of articles outlining five ways she believes York can right its fiscal ship. Many of the initiatives are ones she has supported throughout her … Continue reading

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Department of Economic Development launches newsletter

Leonardo McClarty, the city’s new director of Economic and Community Development, said at a recent town hall meeting that he wants to improve communication between the city residents and the department he’ll be steering.

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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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Documents show vacation leave policies

Former York Business Administrator Michael O’Rourke accrued nearly a year of vacation time during his decade and a half in office, and his recent departure will now cost the city more than $97,000, according to the terms of a separation … Continue reading

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Read O’Rourke’s letter of resignation, separation agreement

Former York Business Administrator Michael O’Rourke accrued nearly a year of vacation time during his decade and a half in office, and his recent departure will now cost the city more than $97,000, according to the terms of a separation … 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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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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Bracey visits Harrisburg in support of pension reform

York Mayor Kim Bracey was part of a bipartisan coalition that appeared in Harrisburg yesterday to voice support for a pension reform bill sponsored by state Rep. Seth Grove, R-Dover, according to a news release. Grove’s bill, which would affect … Continue reading

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