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Montgomery County supervisors tweak budget to erase tax increase

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Despite Treasurer Shawn Bowerman’s professional recommendation the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors passed several hotly contested cuts before adopting their 2013 budget tonight. The $92 million budget proposed in October would have raised the countywide property tax levy by 2.98 percent. In months of tweaking, supervisors brought that down to a tax levy decrease of 0.39 percent. Some of those cuts were managed by St. Johnsville town Supervisor Dominick Stagliano just a few minutes before ...

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