February 7, 2018 - Yesterday MVHS offered-up $1M To Help Businesses Relocate. However, it seems that MVHS is broke...
The hospitals that MVHS "manages" are running in the red, Mohawk Valley Health System still operating at a loss. Yet they somehow offers a million dollars to remove city businesses? Join the conversation on Facebook #NoHospitalDowntown Page A, #NoHospitalDowntown Page B, and here Anthony Picente's FB Page.
Read the press release. They shout-out $1M, but don't mention $40,000 cap...
Left out of their attached press release, there’s a $40K cap on benefit per business! Said to be a federal issue, so now our @CityofUtica issue impacted by a national law? Story grows... pic.twitter.com/aeB5dFXn6z— #NoHospitalDowntown (@NoHospitalDwtn) February 6, 2018
We know that multiple businesses will require multiple millions to relocate. So this news is not a solution, merely a disparate grab at positive sounding headlines.
As details emerge, we will update this page. In the meantime, see how Most Residents Want The New Hospital At St. Luke's
#NoHospitalDowntown is "yes hospital" too! We simply want the new hospital at St. Luke's and not in the Columbia Lafayette Neighborhood. Here's Why We Oppose The Downtown Utica Hospital Concept and Many Agree!