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South Utica Newsletter #30

Welcome to South Utica Newsletter #30 from Councilperson Celeste Friend! This edition covers the update on Stewart’s Shop on Genesee Street, including the passionate town hall meeting and the application process. It also discusses legislation related to zoning ordinances and the desire to restrict gas stations in “Neighborhood Mixed Use” districts. Other topics include the restoration of the Lily Pond in Frederick T. Proctor Park, the Fall Film Series at Utica University, Councilperson Friend’s votes in August & September 2022, and updates on New Forest Cemetery. The newsletter also provides information on loose green waste pick-up and a report from the Board of Estimate and Apportionment for August-September 2022.

Table of Contents

  • Update on Stewart’s Shop on Genesee St
  • Help to Restore the Lily Pond
  • Fall Film Series at Utica University
  • My Votes on the Council in August & September 2022
  • New Forest Cemetery Has a New Board
  • Loose Green Waste Pick Up Begins This Week
  • Report from E&A – August-September 2022

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