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Glenville facing budgetary squeeze

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Rising health care and retirement costs plus flat sales tax revenue are putting a squeeze on the town’s finances, says town Supervisor Chris Koetzle. Health care costs have gone up by at least 10 percent every year and are increasing by $150,000 to $180,000 this year. Pension costs are increasing by about $200,000. At the same time, revenues are flat, according to Koetzle. He criticized the recently negotiated sales tax agreement between the city of ...

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cfield
September 20, 2012
8:03 p.m.

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I wish someone within town hall could look into why Verizon wireless has been assessing Glenville residents with a $1.70 per month, schenectady city school tax. Shouldn't this money go to s g schools, probably 150 k per year for the last 5 years.

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