Two weeks after approving a preliminary budget that called for a minimal tax increase, the town council made a number of adjustments last week to its 2013 fiscal plan that will push the tax rate much closer to the state-mandated 2 percent cap. The current budget, including the adjustments made last Wednesday, is now projected [...]
Despite a projected increase in appropriations and a decrease in revenues from sources other than taxes, the Town of Whitehall has proposed a spending plan that calls for almost no increase in taxes. The $1 million budget calls for a 0.12 percent increase in the tax rate, meaning local property owners can expect to pay [...]
The Hampton Town Board adopted what officials described as a difficult budget during their monthly meeting last Wednesday. Despite holding the line on spending, this year’s budget is expected to increase by about 3 percent because of an increase in the town’s workers’ compensation premium. The town will comply with the state-mandated 2 percent tax [...]
The town board of trustees is weighing whether it should hand out raises to its employees. The board discussed giving its employees a modest increase in pay during its initial budget workshop held last Wednesday at the Canal Corp. Visitors Center. A final determination has not been made, however, and it remains possible that no [...]
Hampton will have its new town hall. The town board unanimously approved a motion last Wednesday to construct a new town hall. The project is subject to a 30-day permissive referendum, but no residents spoke out against the decision during a public hearing held on the matter last week and it’s doubtful it will be [...]
Assessments in the town of Whitehall will increase on average 15-percent. Town assessor Mary-Ellen Pierce said that based on state equalization rates, the town would be assessed at 85-percent if a change was not made.
The tentative Whitehall village budget will increase the amount to be raised by taxes by $67,918.32, or 5.4-percent.
Zero base/sum workshops yield 2.95 increase The Granville village board expects to present to the public a budget with a nearly three percent increase in village taxes when they hold their monthly meeting on Monday, March 2.
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.