Monthly Archives: October 2012

Common Councilors Disagree About I-81’s Future

Councilors still uncertain on resolution over interstate issue Originally reported on October 22, 2012 By Michael Valente SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – Syracuse City Clerk John P. Copanas said Monday that Interstate-81 “is coming down,” but the Syracuse Common Council is … Continue reading

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Common Councilors Have Mixed Feelings on Future of Interstate 81

Final decision expected by 2017 By Carter Oakley SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – Plans for the future of I-81 are a hot topic of discussion among top city leaders. On Monday, City Clerk John Copanas went so far as to say “81 is … Continue reading

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SURA Decision Pushed Back as Councilors Debate

One councilor calls for program to be abolished Originally reported on October 22, 2012 By Evan Weston SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – The Syracuse Common Council agreed to postpone a vote Monday on granting $200,000 in payroll funds to the Syracuse … Continue reading

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Common Council Postpones Decision on SURA Payroll Funding

State report questions Agency’s use of funds Originally reported on Monday, October 22, 2012 By Shawnté Wright SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – The City of Syracuse is receiving criticism for the Syracuse Urban Renewal Agency or SURA. The Agency’s finances have come … Continue reading

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Syracuse Urban Renewal Agency Awaits Budget Decision

Common Council will vote on a transfer of funds to SURA’s payroll account By Amanda Winograd SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – The Syracuse Common Council delayed a vote Monday on a request for funds by SURA, the Syracuse Urban Renewal Agency. The … Continue reading

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Syracuse City Clerk: ‘Interstate 81 is coming down’

Decision not expected until 2017 Originally reported on October 22, 2012 By Rachel C. Wolsky SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – Syracuse Common Council President Van Robinson and City Clerk John Copanas said Monday that they are certain that Interstate 81 does not have … Continue reading

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Syracuse Common Council Delays Urban Renewal Agency Vote

In light of state report, city lawmakers put off decision Originally reported on October 22, 2012 By Brian Schwartz SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – The Syracuse Common Council held item 14 on Monday’s agenda, which pertains to appropriating $200,000 to the Syracuse … Continue reading

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Syracuse Common Council Reacts to SU Chancellor’s Decision to Leave in 2014

Hope that new chancellor will continue the relationships Cantor created Originally reported on October 22, 2012 By Maria Veronica Roman SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – When asked about their sentiments regarding Syracuse University Chancellor Nancy Cantor‘s announcement of her decision to leave the University … Continue reading

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Common Council Leaders Want Interstate 81 Taken Down

‘81 is coming down,’ adds City Clerk Originally reported on October 22, 2012  By Jonathan Olens SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – Several members of the Syracuse Common Council voiced their opinions Monday on the future of Interstate 81. Although there are … Continue reading

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City Clerk: ‘Interstate 81 is Coming Down’

Some Common Councilors say more planning is needed Originally reported on October 22, 2012   By Lissette Nunez SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Key members of the Syracuse Common Council said Monday their minds are set on knocking down Interstate 81. Now other … Continue reading

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