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Board set to vote on Scotia budget

$8.6M spending plan to exceed tax cap

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The village of Scotia is set to adopt an $8.6 million 2013-2014 budget that slightly exceeds the tax cap. The Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing on Wednesday at 7 p.m. on the spending plan that would increase the tax levy by 3.2 percent — above the village’s limit of 2.5 percent. If the budget is approved, which the trustees are scheduled to do following the hearing, the tax rate is projected to ...

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April 9, 2013
8:29 a.m.

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So; Scotia/Glenville are two separate taxing and government bodies! They each have a public office building, separate police department, confusing fire departments of paid and volunteers, separate highway, water , sewer etc. etc. Scotia is in the town of Glenville and not very separate considering its location at the major bridge and thorough fare through town. Isn't it time for them to merge fully and cut taxes?
Tax and spend will drive everyone out of Schenectady County.