MILTON – The Ballston Spa Fire Department’s budget presentation at the town of Milton’s May 30 board meeting outlined the department’s current state and its need for a revenue increase.
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Edit: Wednesday, June 27 at 9 p.m. — The article published below incorrectly states that an amenities package could potentially lessen the lot size necessary for development. An amenities package can be provided by a developer and agreed upon by town officials to decrease the density cap, or unit-per-acre total, within a proposed development and…
MILTON – The Milton Town Board voted to purchase an extension of up to $20,000 with Twin Rivers Council (TRC) to amend an agreement and move forward with a permissive referendum vote in a continued effort to purchase the former Camp Boyhaven Boy Scout campground.
MILTON = The town board voted at its May 1 continuation meeting to accept an extension offered by Twin Rivers Council (TRC) and proceed with intent to purchase Camp Boyhaven in Middle Grove.
BALLSTON SPA – Family Fun Day, Falling Leaves Festival, the annual Easter Egg Hunt, Winter Festival and Swimming Under the Stars are out of the 2018-2019 fiscal budget unanimously passed by the Village Board on Monday, April 30. The new budget also included a 17% increase in property taxes.
MILTON – After questions were raised about taxpayer actual costs, the acceptance of an indirect gift from an anonymous donor and the committment of a New York State agency land purchase, the donor has decided not to donate a promised $500k for the Town to acquire Camp Boyhaven in Middle Grove.
CORRECTION 4/24/18: The Town of Milton IS picking up debris as of last week and was incorrectly reported as not providing the service below. We regret the error. Yard waste, brush and debris pickup by neighborhood municipality in the Ballston Journal coverage area is listed in a round-up below.
The Ballston Spa Village Board met on April 23 for the last time before the postponed budget vote that will take place on April 30 after unanimously agreeing to exceed the tax cap limit for the 2018-2019 fiscal year budget.