Candidate Petitioning to Make City Council Full-Time

Bob Zuckerman, past president of the Stonewall Democratic Club and prospective City Council candidate in Brooklyn’s 39th District, thinks the

Bob Zuckerman, past president of the Stonewall Democratic Club and prospective City Council candidate in Brooklyn’s 39th District, thinks the job of a Council member should be considered full-time. (It’s currently part-time.)

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At a hearing yesterday, Zuckerman brought the issue up again and said he now has a web site, FullTimeCouncil.com.

From the site:

“New York City Councilmembers earn a base salary of $112,500 per year. The median household income for New York City is $43,400. Don’t you think its time to ban outside employment for city council members?”

There’s also a petition.

Any guesses as to how many Council members or candidates will sign?

Candidate Petitioning to Make City Council Full-Time