Category Archives: Mayor Kim Bracey

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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Mayor Kim Bracey to attend State of the Union address

York Mayor Kim Bracey will join the throng of national politicians at President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night, according to a news release. Read more on the YDR Politics blog.

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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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Should York City Council have approved a raise for department heads?

A York City Council meeting turned tense this week when council members voted against salary increases for Jim Gross, director of the Department of Public Works, and Michael O’Rourke, the city’s business administrator. Council voted 3 to 2 against the … Continue reading

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Mayoral candidate Dave Moser: I’m trying to give people a second chance

Mayoral Libertarian candidate Dave Moser has a message for York voters who are fed-up with the last four years: “Unfortunately, I’m your last option.” At an NAACP candidate forum where incumbent Kim Bracey was a no-show, Moser told voters that … Continue reading

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The York sewer dilemma: invest $1 million now or $100 million later?

York Mayor Kim Bracey balked when Andy Jantzer, head of the city’s Wastewater Treatment Plant and sewer department, suggested a $1 million upgrade to sewer infrastructure be added to this year’s city budget. For a city struggling to remain fiscally … Continue reading

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Recap: NAACP, Centro Hispano Jose Hernandez sponsor candidate forum

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Could a commuter tax in York help city residents?

The commuter tax — it’s an idea that’s been bandied about by York officials for several years now as a way to ease the strain a declining tax base is putting on the city’s general fund, and while it came … Continue reading

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York budget season is here: What would a tax increase mean to you?

York opened its budget season with a week of hearings at City Hall last week. Mayor Kim Bracey has been upfront about the city’s money woes and asked all departments to hold costs to 2010 levels. And while many officials … Continue reading

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