Government Leaders & Other Influencers:
Their Position On The Hospital

Listed below are people and links to others who are working FOR the Destruction Of Numerous Buildings as well as Historic Streets & Alleys - an entire historic district! There's a whole lot of confusion on just who wants to bulldoze downtown...

Perhaps the lead group is Mohawk Valley EDGE and it's Board of Directors are working to move Utica's hospital districts into downtown? Another group is the Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council They too have voted to bulldoze Downtown Utica. We however say, "Not so fast!" And then there is a very suspect consultant Hammes Company

Also recall the Region's 2015 Race For $500 Million, the MV500. In this plan two hundred-plus people signed-on as signators! How many knew there was a concept in their MV500 application to bulldoze downtown Utica? Do you know these people? We Had A Hand In Designing & Signed The MV500 Plan To Bulldoze Downtown Utica

This community organization The Genesis Group Supports Bulldozing Downtown Utica as well.

Look at the boards, their affiliations, makeup, and overlapping memberships. Doing such, one will see (pick a word: underhandedness, deceitful, deceptive, dishonest, dishonorable, disreputable, unethical, unprincipled, immoral, unscrupulous, fraudulent, dubious, unfair, snide...) methods at work.

Mr Robert Palmieri
Mayor, City of Utica

Votes: In Favor, Supports Bulldozing Downtown Utica!

Statement(s): "Mayor Robert Palmieri has been lobbying for a downtown location. It fits in perfectly, he said... the timing could never have been better,” Palmieri said."

Contact via email Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri

Anthony J Picente, Jr
Oneida County Executive

Votes: In Favor, Supports Bulldozing Downtown Utica!

Statement(s): "An urban hospital setting is where the greatest needs are... in terms of people going there, in terms of the whole aspect of access to a community hospital, and one state-of-the-art-center in the urban center of a city does more to help than anything else too, so I think those are the intangibles that go along with it, as well."

The above link was killed by WKTV, so here's another: Anthony Picente said: “I want to thank our legislators, Senator Griffo and Assemblyman Brindisi, as well Governor Cuomo,...

Contact via email Anthony J Picente, Jr

Mohawk Valley Health Systems, President & CEO, Scott H Perra

Votes: In Favor, Supports Bulldozing Downtown Utica!

Statement(s): "It is truly a game-changer for our region... We recognize that a new hospital downtown can provide a catalyst for the revitalization of the City of Utica and the entire Mohawk Valley."

Contact via email Scott H Perra

Mohawk Valley Health Systems, C.O.O, Robert Scholefield

Votes: In Favor, Supports Bulldozing Downtown Utica!

Statement(s): December 8, 2016 - Today Mr Scholefield MVHS Chief Operating Officer was on Utica-area radio twice and he's ready to bulldoze Downtown Utica. Learn More

Contact via email Bob Scholefield

Please meet Scott Murray Loves The Downtown Utica Hospital Concept.


#NoHospitalDowntown is in the process of seeking all city, county, state, healthcare, media and other influencers for their position on the Downtown Utica hospital concept. Are they:

  • Pro Hospital
  • Against
  • On-The-Fence
  • No Comment

Until we hear otherwise those listed on these pages are known supporters, individually, and or by way of the affiliation(s) they've accepted. More people who would bulldoze Utica in coming days, weeks and months ahead.

If you have a question for us on this topic, please email #NoHospitalDowntown

No Studies, No Reports, thus we remain #NoHospitalDowntown