“We’re only as good as the people who surround us,” says Palmieri, pointing to the employees filling the gallery. Several councilors have cited the cabinet and other employees as a key component of their positive evaluations.
Palmieri says it’s councilors’ jobs to do a better job reaching out to the manager, not vice versa.
Palmieri is more about what the council needs to do, his goals for his district, etc…though he mentions the inordinate impact the City Manager and his staff have.
Calls for more colleges to step up for PILOT…calls for redeveloping the Midtown Mall.
“I am grateful he is our manager. I am grateful he will be here an..indefinite time…until he decides.”