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PLATTSBURGH | City lawmakers are expecting to cut another $360,000 worth of expenses in the coming year, and another $558,000 in the proposed 2019 spending plan. more

Feb 26, 2018 3:15 PM The Sun

CHESTERTOWN | The state comptroller’s office released an audit of the North Warren School District budget on Jan. 12 faulting the school district for putting too much money into its surplus fund, and appropriating too much money in some areas. more

Jan 28, 2018 11:00 AM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH | Though local lawmakers have made significant cuts in the past year, the City of Plattsburgh’s financial future remains unstable. more

Jan 24, 2018 12:00 PM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH | Leaders from Clinton County, the Town of Plattsburgh and the City of Plattsburgh have outlined their visions for their respective localities. more

Jan 22, 2018 4:05 PM The Sun


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SARANAC | The Saranac Town Board last month adopted a budget for 2018. more

Dec 8, 2017 1:00 PM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN | Time to crack out the champagne. more

Nov 28, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

JOHNSBURG | The Johnsburg Town Board passed the $4.5 million 2018 municipal budget Nov. 9 by a 3-0 vote. more

Nov 23, 2017 1:00 PM The Sun


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INDIAN LAKE | A last-minute decision to increase fund balance usage for the highway department at a budget hearing last week saw the Town of Indian Lake’s 2018 preliminary budget come in under the cap. more

Nov 22, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun

CHESTERFIELD | With a nine percent increase in health insurance costs, the town of Chesterfield decided to use fund balance to help keep the 2018 spending plan under the state tax levy cap. more

Nov 22, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun


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AUSABLE | The Town of Ausable is under the cap with their 2018 spending plan. more

Nov 20, 2017 2:30 PM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH | Despite all the gloom and doom surrounding the City of Plattsburgh’s finances, the city is ending the year without one dubious distinction: more

Nov 1, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

The City of Plattsburgh Common Council just completed their last bulk of 2018 budget amendments. I’m grateful for their hard work. It’ll make a difference for years. more

Sep 13, 2017 12:00 PM Guest Columnists


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PLATTSBURGH | With Mayor Colin Read’s budget in-hand, the Plattsburgh Common Council is ramping up budget talks this week. more

Aug 22, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH — As Mayor Colin Read prepares to release his proposed budget for 2018,  city councilors and residents sounded off on the lawmaker’s plans to make significant cuts. more

Jul 25, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun

The City of Plattsburgh mayor must produce a budget by October 7. more

Jul 19, 2017 6:00 AM Guest Columnists


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PLATTSBURGH — With the deadline for a five-year budget outlook upcoming in just three weeks, city officials held another in a series of biweekly finance meetings last week. more

May 15, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun 1 Comments


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PLATTSBURGH — In an effort to right the city’s sinking fiscal ship, Mayor Colin Read last week called for all department heads to cut spending by 10 percent. more

May 9, 2017 3:30 PM The Sun


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ALBANY — Municipal budgets are falling into place across the region. more

Nov 3, 2016 6:00 AM The Sun


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Ahead of next month’s election, Plattsburgh City Mayor James Calnon and his challenger, Colin Read, discuss the issues facing the city, from fiscal planning, body cameras for police and their $10 million grant check more

Oct 26, 2016 1:00 PM The Sun

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