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.
Election shapes up for town seats Caucuses for Democrats and Republicans have finished and voters will get to choose three candidates for running the town of Granville in November. Voters will have to decide on Nov. 3 who occupies two open board seats and the town supervisor’s chair for the next two years.
The kids will have a place to play this summer after all – at Mary J. Tanner Primary School. The Granville Town Board decided Thursday night to move forward with the Summer Recreation Program and begin hiring workers to staff the program.
By Darrell R. Beebe The town’s summer recreation program for youths could be in danger of suspension for one year if a suitable, central location for the program is not found before July, town officials said.
School, town to share expense of suit In a move to protect their common interest of tax revenue, the town and school district have agreed to share the cost of defending a suit brought by an area nursing home.
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,” [...]
Sheriff warns night patrol will be casualty of budget cuts In a Friday morning fax from the Washington County Sheriff’s Department, Sheriff Roger Leclaire warned that the cuts he was being told to make to his budget would force the elimination of the nighttime road patrol in the county beginning in 2009.
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.