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Saratoga County supervisors OK budget with no tax increase

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014
Saratoga County supervisors on Wednesday approved a $308.2 million budget for 2015 that will hold property taxes unchanged.

Gloversville officials fear budget will overtax reserves

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014
Over the last several weeks the Gloversville Common Council has reduced the 2015 budget deficit by cutting raises for city employees and eliminating funding to tear down abandoned houses.

Glenville budget hits tax cap

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014
The Glenville Town Board unanimously passed a 2015 budget Wednesday that raises taxes right up to the state cap.

Rotterdam Town Board unable to agree on budget

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014
Rotterdam has a budget for next year, but half the Town Board does not like it.

Supervisors add $1.4M in spending to 2015 Saratoga County budget

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014
Saratoga County supervisors on Thursday added $1.4 million to the tentative 2015 county budget, including money for open space preservation and several new jobs.

Schenectady council cuts tax hike below 1 percent

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
The Schenectady City Council worked for more than three hours Thursday evening on the proposed 2015 city budget, cutting spending to drop the projected property tax hike below 1 percent.

Gloversville mayor opposes cutting staff to balance budget

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014
A Common Council meeting Tuesday night revealed First Ward Councilwoman Robin Wentworth and Mayor Dayton King disagree on ways to balance the city’s 2015 budget.

Schenectady council suggests budget cuts

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014
The Schenectady City Council is targeting ways to cut spending in the proposed 2015 budget that include eliminating discretionary pay raises and cutting funds for golf course improvements.

Budget sessions too quiet for some city officials

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014
The City Council whipped through the proposed 2015 budget in record time this year, but it left some council members feeling more like observers than decision-makers.

Rotterdam budget caught up in party battle

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Rotterdam’s Republican Town Board members proposed 26 budget amendments Wednesday night, and all but six failed by a 2-2 vote.

Body shop eyed for Schenectady budget cuts

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
Council members are looking closely at the city-run body shop as they search for ways to reduce the 2015 proposed budget.

Scotia mayor: New Glenville town budget unfair to village

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014
Scotia Mayor Kris Kastberg isn’t happy that the proposed Glenville town budget would raise town taxes for village residents by 11.4 percent, or $11.87 for a home assessed at $116,300.

Schenectady County Legislature OKs $308M budget

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014
The Schenectady County Legislature on Tuesday voted unanimously to pass a $308.07 million budget for 2015.

Schenectady pension bill $400K over budget

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014
The city might not have enough money to pay its entire state retirement bill for police and firefighters this year, Finance Commissioner Deborah DeGenova said.

Saratoga Springs budget plan contains no tax hike

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014
City residents won’t see their taxes increase next year under the proposed 2015 comprehensive budget unveiled Tuesday night by city Finance Commissioner Michele Madigan.

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