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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Time to crack out the champagne. more

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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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

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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

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