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Friday, 13 January 2023 09:51

Kim Tells Saratoga Today Izzo Will Stay On–But in What Capacity?

By John Kaufmann | Saratoga Springs Politics
Kim Tells Saratoga Today Izzo Will Stay On–But in What Capacity?

According to an article in this week's Saratoga Today, Saratoga Springs Mayor Ron Kim told the paper that Tony Izzo will stay on with the city even though Kim has posted a job vacancy for a City Attorney, a position currently held by Izzo.

“It’s for a new position,” Saratoga Springs Mayor Ron Kim said, adding that longtime current city attorney Tony Izzo will be staying on.

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My sources indicate that as of Thursday (January 12), the Mayor had still not discussed the solicitation for the position with Mr. Izzo nor explained exactly what Mr. Izzo's role will be in the future.

There is a certain irony that Mayor Kim was highly critical, upon taking office last year, that the city was paying full and parttime attorneys.

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