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GLENVILLE

Retirements put crimp in Glenville budget plan

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013
The Glenville Town Board adopted a preliminary 2014 budget without any fuss Wednesday night, clearing the way for members of the public to voice their thoughts on the spending plan at a public hearing Nov. 6.
 
Schenectady parking fee plans stuck in neutral
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady parking fee plans stuck in neutral

Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013
Parking fees in downtown Schenectady are going back to the drawing board yet again.
 
MILTON

New construction keeps Milton tax rate down

Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013
The tax rates in Milton would remain the same next year under the budget proposed by Town Supervisor Dan Lewza, in part because new construction is increasing the town tax base.
 
Rotterdam residents speak in support of REMS
ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam residents speak in support of REMS

Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013
A standing-room-only crowd gathered to comment on the town’s preliminary budget, which proposes to zero out the paramedic program.
 
SCHENECTADY

$299M Schenectady County budget approved

Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013
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.
 
$299M Schenectady County budget likely to get OK
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

$299M Schenectady County budget likely to get OK

Monday, Oct. 7, 2013
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.
 
MALTA

Proposed Malta town budget up 2.9%; no tax hike

Monday, Oct. 7, 2013
The tentative 2014 Malta town budget would see spending increase about 2.9 percent, but residents will pay about the same in taxes.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Audit: Montgomery County’s financial health sliding

Monday, Oct. 7, 2013
Montgomery County financial reserves dwindled by nearly $8 million over the past three years because of a string of poorly drafted budgets, according to an audit by the state Comptroller’s Office.
 
NISKAYUNA

Proposed 2014 Niskayuna budget would carry 3.38 percent tax hike

Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013
The $14 million 2014 Niskayuna budget proposed by Supervisor Joe Landry squeaks in under the property tax cap by $2.
 

Budget, debt unresolved on shutdown’s 3rd day

Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013
WASHINGTON — Three days into a government shutdown, President Barack Obama pointedly blamed House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday for keeping federal agencies closed, while the bitter budget dispute moved closer to a more critical showdown over the nation’s line of credit. The Treasury warned of calamitous results if Congress fails to raise the debt limit.
 
ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam budget’s pay raises come under fire

Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013
Rotterdam’s preliminary 2014 budget includes a number of pay raises that one Town Board member is criticizing, given the increase in fees and cuts to services also proposed in the spending plan.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Contracts loom on Saratoga's fiscal horizon

Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013
Seven expiring public employee contracts pose a potential budget squeeze next year for Saratoga Springs, Finance Commissioner Michele Madigan warned Tuesday night.
 
CHARLTON

Charlton’s proposed 2014 budget continues trend of no town, highway taxes

Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013
With each passing year, the pressure on Charlton Supervisor Alan Grattidge to continue a long-running tradition with the town’s budget increases.
 
Proposed Schenectady city budget has small tax hike
SCHENECTADY

Proposed Schenectady city budget has small tax hike

Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013
Taxes and fees are going up, but borrowing is going way down in the mayor’s proposed 2014 budget.
 
CLIFTON PARK

2014 budget proposal lowers expenditures, avoids town tax again in Clifton Park

Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013
Clifton Park’s proposed 2014 budget is business as usual for the growing suburban community. Clifton Park Supervisor Phil Barrett’s spending proposal continues the streak of no town tax, raises the highway tax by less than $1 a year for an average taxpayer and spends less than the town will likely spend this year. He touted the budget as a sound and fiscally conservative proposal.
 
 

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