Rochester City Council

City Council votes to end THC testing for many prospective employees

The city of Rochester will no longer test job candidates for THC, the psychoactive chemical in marijuana. City Council approved legislation Tuesday that...
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Thu, 05/14/2020 - 7:35am
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Rochester Police Accountability Board ruled unlawful

New York State Supreme Court Judge John Ark said that Local Law Number 2 which created the board for the city of Rochester will not stand. That law was...
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Thu, 05/07/2020 - 12:47pm
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City starts search for leader of Police Accountability Board

The City of Rochester is looking for someone to lead the independent Police Accountability Board . A job opening for the executive director of the board...
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Tue, 04/28/2020 - 10:43am
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Challenging year ahead for city of Rochester's budget

Rochester City Council finance committee chairman Malik Evans said that financial trouble on the state level will make crafting the city’s budget more...
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Mon, 04/27/2020 - 3:24pm
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State audit details how RCSD overspent $40 million

About six years ago , Rochester’s Board of Education received a presentation from former Superintendent Bolgen Vargas, and then-Chief Financial Officer...
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Mon, 04/27/2020 - 9:42am
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RCSD votes to revamp Universal Pre-K program

The Rochester Board of Education has voted in favor of Superintendent Terry Dade’s proposal to revamp the City School District’s Universal Pre...
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Fri, 02/28/2020 - 9:55am
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Police Accountability Board can't punish police officers

Rochester’s Police Accountability Board will not be able to punish police officers -- for now, anyway. State Supreme Court Judge John Ark ruled Tuesday...
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Tue, 01/28/2020 - 12:50pm
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Council approves PAB appointments

By unanimous vote Tuesday night, Rochester City Council appointed the first-ever members of the new Police Accountability Board. The initial board will...
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Tue, 01/21/2020 - 6:19pm
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Mayor, City Council member trade barbs over Charlotte development

Charlotte residents received a letter recently from Mayor Lovely Warren accusing their newly-elected City Council member, Jose Peo, of lying to them...
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Wed, 01/15/2020 - 12:59am
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New year, new City Council

Rochester City Council started the new year by swearing in some fresh faces Thursday afternoon. The packed ceremony at City Hall drew several notable...
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Fri, 01/03/2020 - 5:46am
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