BALLSTON SPA — The 2017-18 budget for the Village has an even percentage of revenue and expenditures and a modest decrease in property taxes proposed.
Governor Cuomo has proposed in the budget to hike utility rates by 2.5% . This will cost New Yorkers $8 billion dollars. Saratoga County will see a tax increase of $101,071 while, the town of Ballston specifically will be taxed $2,022. [Read more…]
MILTON – Two frequent commenters from the public raised concerns Thursday about the town’s preliminary budget, saying expenditures are outpacing revenues. [Read more…]
BALLSTON SPA — Citing increased costs for employee benefits and aging infrastructure costing almost $1 million dollars in emergency repairs in the past few years, Mayor John Romano presented increases in property taxes, as well as water and sewer rates in the 2016-2017 spending plan at the Village Board meeting on Monday, March 28. [Read more…]
Updated 1/22/2016, 1:59 p.m. – BSCSD will not tear down the old bus garage to build restrooms. The proposal is to renovate part of the old building to include public restrooms. In addition, just the Pine Street part of the building was gutted and renovated at Malta Ave. Elementary, not the entire school building.
BALLSTON SPA — A raft of district-wide facility renovation projects are coming to a close after six years. And with the work $1 million under budget and ahead of schedule, the district wants to use those funds for additional upgrades. [Read more…]
MILTON — The Town Board continued to tweak next year’s proposed budget as it gears up for a public hearing on the spending plan next month. [Read more…]