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Schenectady school budget set at $159M

Art, music programs spared worst cuts

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Taxes would increase by about $22 for the typical Schenectady homeowner under a nearly $159.3 million budget adopted Wednesday by the Schenectady City School District Board of Education. The spending plan increases the property tax levy by 1 percent, which means a homeowner with an average assessment of $101,000 would see their school taxes increase to nearly $2,200 annually. Voters will get a chance to decide on May 21. The budget is increasing $3.1 million ...

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April 25, 2013
8:22 p.m.

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Dealing with the long term financial plan, we should be talking about teachers contract. The teachers should be putting more money into their pension, not the tax payers. Everyone else has to contribute to their retirement. The tax payers need a break. Work on changing the teachers contract.