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$299M Schenectady County budget likely to get OK

Few weigh in at hearing on spending plan

Jason Plank speaks during the Schenectady County budget public hearing on Monday.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Jason Plank speaks during the Schenectady County budget public hearing on Monday.
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Only a half-dozen people turned out for the public hearing on the Schenectady County Legislature’s tentative budget for 2014 Monday, and only two of them weighed in on the spending plan that will likely be approved today. Gail Hopper, the Chamber of Schenectady County’s director of government relations and business services, lauded legislators for crafting a “fiscally responsible” budget and bringing the tax levy increase beneath the state-mandated tax cap. Jason Planck, a frequent critic ...


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gina99
October 8, 2013
7:24 a.m.

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Another "fiscal responsible" budget that raises our property taxes again, after a 6% increase this year. County property taxes are already 4X higher than Saratoga County. Great job Democrats-Re-elect who for County Legislature? No wonder no one attends because no one listens.

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