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Rotterdam eyes surplus funds to avoid tax hike

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Rotterdam officials have again tapped the town’s fund balance to avoid increases in residential taxes. The proposed $20.5 million 2010 budget increases the general and highway fund levy by $194,393, but decreases the estimated residential tax rate by roughly 0.44 percent under the town’s dual tax system. Commercial tax rates would increase by 3.93 percent, according to the spending plan. Supervisor Steve Tommasone said the budget reflects a level spending plan that takes the lagging ...

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October 8, 2009
4:08 p.m.

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a $3.36 increase in taxes in Rotterdam when we are already assessed at 100%--something does not sound right with this--wouldn't we be paying 103.93 percent with this increase?--stop the insanity and these unjust increases--jan e. greene