Mayor Ryan Asks To Be Compensated For Personal Vehicle Use
Binghamton Mayor Matthew Ryan says he deserves to be paid back for using his personal vehicle for work or that he should be given a new car that would also be used by the next mayor.
Ryan asked City Council yesterday for a five thousand dollar stipend.
When the mayor took office, he opted not to take a city vehicle but instead to use his own car. He says that he rarely drives but does require a vehicle for occasional trips to Albany and other areas outside the city.
Council members are expected to discuss the issue at the December 17th work session.