CGR in the news 2016 archive

2 Mar 2016
CGR Board Names Officers, Elects McKenna as New Trustee

Former Rochester (NY) Business Alliance Chief Executive Officer Sandy Parker was elected Chair of CGR's Board of Trustees at its Annual Meeting yesterday. Parker, a member of the Board of Trustees since 2005, will serve a two-year term.

17 Feb 2016
Finance and Data Specialist Joins CGR

CGR announced today that Steve Hanmer has joined the organization as a Senior Associate. Hanmer comes to CGR from Washington, D.C., where he had been serving as Managing Partner at Mission Source Consulting, a private finance and technology consulting firm.

3 Feb 2016
Experts Gathering Data for L-A Merger Plan

Informing the municipal merger question: CGR meets with residents, officials in Lewiston-Auburn Maine
Sun Journal

31 Jan 2016
Lewiston-Auburn,ME Charter and CGR Hosting Meetings this Week

CGR project in Maine kicks off with Lewiston-Auburn charter meetings.
Sun Journal

26 Jan 2016
Economist: Rochester Photonics have Chance to Shine Bright

CGR's Kent Gardner said it is hard to predict with certainty how many jobs will be added. However, he added that he is optimistic that photonics can be successful in Rochester.

26 Jan 2016
WRFI Interviews CGR’s Gardner, Bishop on Local Government Shared Services

CGR's Kent Gardner & Paul Bishop discuss the results of different municipal and school district consolidation efforts, as well as what the upcoming police consolidation study between the City of Ithaca and Tompkins County might include on WRFI Community Radio News.

25 Jan 2016
Redundant Local Government Spending

Growing discontent among taxpayers angered by an ever-increasing property tax burden, in spite of a property tax cap, is causing more municipalities to consider sharing services at the least, and outright dissolution at the extreme.

14 Jan 2016
Village Takes Step Toward Dissolution in Sherman

CGR to conduct the first phase of study exploring the possibility of dissolving the municipality into the town.
Westfield Republican

13 Jan 2016
Lewiston-Auburn, ME Charter Effort Moves Ahead

CGR has been engaged by the Lewiston-Auburn Charter Commission regarding Twin Cities consolidation process

7 Jan 2016
Police Consolidation Talks Underway in Chemung County

Chemung County and the City of Elmira are taking a serious look at ways to consolidate police services and stretch limited resources.

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