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