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Tag Archives: Rochester City Council

Forum on Parcel 5 scheduled

Rochester City Council will be host a forum to gather public input about development of Parcel 5 in downtown Rochester at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 30 Church St. Last year, city officials issued a request for ...

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City Council launches TV program

A new local television program, “Inside City Council,” featuring the inner workings of the Rochester City Council, launched its first episode Thursday on RCTV-15. The program will run again at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. The show is hosted by City Council ...

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Funding for market improvements OK’d

The Rochester City Council last week approved funding for planned renovations and additions at the 110-year-old Rochester Public Market. Groundbreaking is planned for the fall. The project will include construction of a new, covered outdoor shed that will house 48 additional ...

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Council president honored

Rochester City Council President Loretta C. Scott on Saturday was presented with a community service award from Haggai Chapter 41 Holy Royal Arch Masons (Prince Hall Affiliation). The event, a celebration of those who have devoted their lives to helping ...

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Rochester City Council on Facebook

Rochester City Council has launched a Facebook page. The Facebook page will feature information about council meetings, provide updates to citizens on various city services and programs, and be a forum to advertise for city events. Individuals can access the ...

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Ban the Box legislation OK’d

Rochester City Council on Tuesday evening unanimously approved legislation that would require the city of Rochester, its vendors and any employer in the city to eliminate the box that asks job applicants if they have been convicted of a crime. ...

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‘Ban the Box’ forum scheduled

Members and supporters of the Opportunity to Compete Coalition will testify before the Rochester City Council at a forum scheduled for 6:30 p.m. today. The forum is to explain the importance of “banning the box” on employment applications and how ...

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Food truck program may expand

The operation of food trucks within the Center City continues to be a hot topic, as a Rochester City Council vote on extending a pilot program nears but leaves vendors wanting more. Several food trucks operators and members of the ...

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Council appoints ethics board members

Rochester City Council has approved legislation appointing Christopher Lindley, Council President Loretta Scott, and acting Police Chief Michael Ciminelli as members to the Board of Ethics. Council members also reappointed Calvin Lee, bringing the board to its full complement of ...

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