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Resolution honoring former mayor passes

November 16, 2013

GLOVERSVILLE — The Common Council passed a formal resolution honoring former Mayor Frank LaPorta, who the city said “exercised tremendous vision and foresight in his tireless efforts to site the......

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Nov-17-13 1:14 AM

Mayor Frank LaPorta did much more during his term in office than to exercise "tremendous vision and foresight in his tireless efforts to site the newly created Wal-Mart Supercenter within the city.". He turned a very large deficit which existed upon entering office into an even larger fund balance when he left office. He was instrumental in having School and County property tax paid directly to the County and School District respectively which saved the City money in the event of owners failure to pay their property taxes. I could go on and on with his many accomplishments. I must agree with the prior comment, Mayor Frank LaPorta deserved a bigger article and at least a photograph.

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Nov-16-13 6:11 PM

It's about time, but what a puny article. He worked tirelessly to get this done. Could have put the man's photo in it.

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