Restructured debt leads to 3 percent
The town of Whitehall presented their latest version of the 2011 budget on Thursday, Nov. 4 as part of the annual public hearing on the spending plan. Budget officer Kathy Jones said that due to new information, the tax rate increase had jumped from a 12.44-percent increase to a 13.61-percent increase, which is almost identical [...]
Fire protection increase included The Granville Town Board Tuesday night approved the 2011 budget, a measure that will drop the town’s tax levy by 10 percent. Following a public hearing where the focus of discussion was Dan Boone, the town’s sole assessor, the board voted unanimously to approve the budget. Town budget officer Joel [...]
WVFC needs increase to keep functioning It’s $15,000 or bust. That was the message that Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company President Brian Brooks had for members of the Whitehall Town Board during their Oct. 4 preliminary budget workshop. “We are respectfully asking for an increase of $15,000 of funding from the town,” said Brooks. “We want [...]
The damage to the pocketbook at Whitehall Central School could be as high as three-quarters of a million dollars.
Calculation error leads to tax ‘increase’ Granville School District officials announced Monday the suspension of school tax collection due to an error calculating the recently mailed bills. School tax collector Rose Cary used the wrong equalization rate when computing the tax bills, resulting in smaller bills for Granville taxpayers, officials said.
The Whitehall School Board has set the tax rate for the 2009-10 school year. The collection of school taxes will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 1, and continue through Nov. 6, with the board dividing $4,244,153 between each of the five towns that it serves. The school spending plan was approved by voters in May. [...]