Category Archives: Mayor Kim Bracey

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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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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