Rochester City Council

City Council asks for state help for school district finance crisis

In a special session Monday, Rochester City Council voted 8-0-1 to ask the state to manage the finances of the City School District . Councilmember...
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Mon, 09/30/2019 - 2:46pm
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Warren, Scott want the state to take financial control of the school district

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and City Council President Loretta Scott are asking Council to approve legislation that asks the NYS Legislature, the NYS...
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Mon, 09/30/2019 - 9:38am
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City Council votes to ban cars in bike lanes

City Council voted Tuesday to prohibit cars from standing or parking in bike lanes. City officials said the rule change, submitted to the council by...
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Wed, 09/18/2019 - 1:58pm
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Connections: Green Party and Republican Party candidates for Rochester City Council

We welcome candidates for Rochester City Council. Earlier this summer, we sat down with candidates running in the Democratic primary. Now that the race...
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Wed, 08/07/2019 - 12:53pm
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School district's suit against city heads to court Thursday

Will a state takeover of the Rochester City School District be on the ballot in November? Voters could find out within the next few days. State Supreme...
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Tue, 07/30/2019 - 1:03pm
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Peo wins tight Northwest City Council seat after absentee ballots counted

The close Democratic primary for a seat on Rochester's City Council was settled Tuesday. Candidate Jose Peo looked on as the votes were counted by hand...
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Tue, 07/02/2019 - 2:32pm
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Rochester City Council moves ahead with holding November referendum on school governance

City of Rochester voters will be able to vote in a non-binding referendum this November whether they would like to see the school board removed and the...
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Wed, 06/19/2019 - 4:14am
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City Council postpones vote to ban cars in bike lanes

A City Council vote on new legislation around bike lanes in Rochester -- sparked in part by WXXI’s reporting on the subject last month -- has been sent...
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Wed, 06/19/2019 - 1:33am
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Connections: Candidates for Rochester City Council, Northwest District

Our series of conversations with candidates for Rochester City Council continues with candidates for the Northwest District – the seat being vacated by...
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Fri, 06/14/2019 - 10:35am
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Warren: Put state RCSD takeover on the ballot

Mayor Lovely Warren has stepped up her push for a state takeover of the Rochester City School District. She wants city residents to vote on the issue....
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Fri, 06/07/2019 - 2:05pm
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