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Mayor Kim looks forward to a “year of hope”.

Throughout his annual State of the City address, Mayor Ron Kim emphasized the unity among the council members, who, along with Rep. Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, sat behind him as he stood at the podium. Kim, who said he’s the first Asian-American mayor of a state city, said 2023 is the Year of the Rabbit, which he said is a symbol of peace and prosperity. Thus, he has designated 2023 as a year of hope.