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$299M Schenectady County budget approved

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Schenectady County legislators approved a $298.99 million 2014 operating budget Tuesday that will hike the property tax levy by 0.74 percent, well below the state-imposed tax cap. The adopted budget calls for $68.79 million to be raised through the tax levy, about $507,000 more than this year. The Legislature also adopted a $5.64 million capital project budget, the lion’s share of which will go toward highway improvements. Philip Fields, the chairman of the Legislature’s Ways ...

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October 9, 2013
7:58 a.m.

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The County Democrats refuse to budget or cut anything. They have fired Civil Service workers to put in party hacks. Every other County is getting out of the nursing home business. Not Schenectady County. They lose $500,000 a month and can't keep trained nursing staff. The 6% Countywide property tax increase last year will not be forgotten in November.