Tag Archives: Budget Officer

Hurley: County cutbacks needed

  Cuts in personnel and services are what is needed just to keep the Washington County budget going up at a reasonable rate, Granville Town Board members heard Thursday night.

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Supervisors slash DPW position

 The Washington County Board of Supervisors has eliminated one position from the Department of Public Works while re-establishing funding to Cornell Cooperative Extension.   In two successive resolutions, the board voted Friday to eliminate the position of the public works manager/deputy superintendent of public works (Resolution 330) and reinstate funding to Cornell Cooperative Extension and […]

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Town working out ‘kinks’ to finalize budget process

The Whitehall town spending plan for 2010 has been approved, but final “tweaks” are being made before the plan is submitted to the county by the Nov. 20 deadline.    

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Town tax increase spurs board debate

  Board splits on 2.1 percent increase The Granville Town Board has agreed on a tentative budget that contains a 2.1 percent tax increase, something one member said the people can’t afford.

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Supervisors trim budget; final vote postponed

  The 2009 Washington County Budget is still a work in progress. County budget officer Gayle Hall (Fort Ann) asked for the resolution to adopt the 2009 tentative budget be removed from the agenda at the Nov. 21 meeting of the board. “It’s obvious that we are not ready to take action at this time,” […]

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Residents voice opinions, offer suggestions for 2009 county budget

Discussion of the tentative 2009 Washington County budget became heated Nov. 12 as some Granville residents questioned a supervisor’s intensions towards the sheriff’s patrol.

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Wanted

Public informational presentation schedule on the 2009 tentative Washington County budget. Each presentation is expected to take approximately one hour.
Granville.
American Legion Post #323, 10 Columbus St., Wed. Nov. 12, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Fort Edward.
Washington County Municipal Center, 383 Broadway, Thurs. Nov. 6, 7 p.m. and Fri. Nov. 14, 8:45 a.m.
Whitehall.
American Legion Post #83, 148 Main Street, Fri. Nov. 7, 2:15 p.m.
Salem.
Washington County Sheriff Sub-Station, 4279 Route 22, Mon. Nov. 10, 3 p.m.
Greenwich.
Greenwich VFW, Abeel Avenue, Thurs. Nov. 13, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

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Town looks to cut salaries

The Whitehall town board is looking to cut wherever it can. Board members discussed several cost-cutting measures at the Oct. 20 town budget meeting, including cutting the pay of the town clerk and town highway superintendent. “If we make the town clerk a part-time salary position, I think that there is a chance for reduction […]

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Budget Workshop

Town taxes will be going up.   Officials met Sept. 16 for the second time in a town budget workshop and concluded with a budget that raises the tax rate by 3.02 percent…

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]