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MECHANICVILLE

Mechanicville passes large tax hike

Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014
The Mechanicville City Council this week approved a $4.9 million city budget that will raise taxes by 17.7 percent to cover costs after depleting its surplus funds.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Average Saratoga County tax rate ticks up a penny

Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013
Most Saratoga County property owners will be paying a little more — if just a tiny bit more — in county property taxes next year.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County board passes $313M budget

Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013
Saratoga County supervisors on Wednesday approved a $313 million budget for next year that includes a one-cent-per-$1,000 property tax increase.
 

Tax commission calls for 2-year property tax freeze

Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013
Gov. Andrew Cuomo embraced his tax commission's proposal Tuesday for a two-year freeze on what he called crushing local property taxes.
 
FULTON COUNTY

Fulton County budget includes tax-rate decrease

Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013
Taxes will go down for most property owners under Fulton County’s $85.2 million budget for 2014.
 
NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna Town Board to vote tonight on 2014 budget

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013
The Niskayuna Town Board will meet early this evening to vote on the 2014 town budget.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Character education funding trimmed in Saratoga County budget

Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013
Saratoga County supervisors voted Thursday to scale back funding in next year’s budget for a proposed character and civility education program.
 
ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam budget limits taxes but adds fees, cuts medics

Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013
Rotterdam residents won’t see a big increase in their taxes next year, but they’ll notice a few extra fees and one less town-operated service.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs council OKs budget with small tax hike

Monday, Nov. 4, 2013
The Saratoga Springs City Council waxed nostalgically about a zero percent tax increase on Monday night before approving a budget for next year with an average rate increase of 0.76 percent.
 
COBLESKILL

Tax decrease projected in proposed Cobleskill town budget

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013
Taxes are projected to go down under the town of Cobleskill’s tentative budget for 2014.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady council agrees on 2014 budget

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013
It took 90 minutes of dogged negotiation, but the City Council finally has a 2014 budget.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady City Council sleeps on budget trims

Friday, Oct. 25, 2013
In the quest for a tax cut, Schenectady City Council members took a fine-toothed comb to the proposed 2014 budget Friday.
 
STILLWATER

Stillwater budget proposal would keep tax rates virtually unchanged

Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013
Stillwater residents would see virtually no change in their local tax rates next year under the town budget proposed by Supervisor Ed Kinowski.
 
NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna fire district budget plan exceeds state’s tax cap

Friday, Oct. 18, 2013
Residents of Niskayuna’s Fire District No. 1 could see an increase in their fire district tax bills of more than 10 percent, according to the proposed 2014 budget.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montgomery County budget proposal relies on reserves

Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013
In the wake of a state audit criticizing Montgomery County’s use of reserve funds, county Treasurer Shawn Bowerman has produced a tentative 2014 budget that would pull another $2.3 million from the county’s already-depleted fund balance.
 
 

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