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Schenectady school board OKs budget with tax hike

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Schenectady residents will be voting on whether to increase taxes by 2.75 percent this May. The school board on Wednesday unanimously approved a $164.3 million budget with deep cuts. The budget, if approved by voters, would raise taxes by about $60 annually for a housed assessed at $100,000, the school district said The board backed away from all of the most serious proposed cuts, including those for K-6 art and music, eliminating librarians and athletics, ...

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April 10, 2014
8:50 p.m.

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Again, we are told that this won't cost property owner taxpayers anything, because of NYS money will cover this increase. Who pays NYS taxes? NYS Taxpayers!

April 12, 2014
3:18 p.m.

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After the high heating bills we've had this past Winter, do they really think we can afford ANY increase in our taxes?