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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read held a press conference on Aug. 19 to announce the 2020 mayor’s budget. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | Government watchdog Travis Whitehead, a professional engineer who for years has challenged decisions and expenditures of Warren County, has announced his candidacy for supervisor of Queensbury. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County and the Town of Plattsburgh both closed out 2018 on stable ground. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Mayor Colin Read is halfway through his first term. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Property owners in the City of Plattsburgh will see a tax increase of 1.7 percent this year. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | As the government shutdown lumbers on with no end in sight, county officials have begun to field calls about Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Fending off two challengers who sought to lead Warren County, town of Bolton supervisor Ron Conover was elected to his third one-year term as chairman of the county Board of Supervisors during the panel’s annual organizational meeting... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | State lawmakers must decide whether to keep the state property tax cap next year as they head back to Albany next year. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County is ready with a preliminary 2019 budget that sits about $75,000 below the allowed 2.68 percent tax levy increase cap. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Governmental spending in the Town of Lake George as forecast in the town’s endorsed 2019 budget reflects a 7.1 percent increase, while the amount to be raised by taxes is to decrease by 0.1 percent. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Warren County’s 2019 preliminary budget has seen more scrutiny this year than in decades, and a debate over county salary raises may be delaying adoption of a final spending plan for a few weeks. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | For the first time in several years, the town government here will be able to add funding to non-profits through the 2019 spending plan. Read more

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WESTPORT | The Town of Westport will keep their budget below the state-mandated tax levy cap for the 2019 fiscal year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Councilors were at loggerheads last week as they weighed funding for the city’s Department of Public Works (DPW). Read more

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NORTH CREEK | The Town of Johnsburg’s 2019 preliminary budget calls for a 11.6 percent increase in the amount to be raised by taxes for the highway, general government, library and special district expenditures combined. Read more

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LEWIS | The town budget here looks to stay under the tax levy cap of 1.02 percent. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Warren County’s 2019 budget as amended this last week calls for a increase in the tax levy of about 2.5 percent, according to county Budget Officer Frank Thomas. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | The Town of Warrensburg’s 2019 budget approved by the town board Oct. 17 calls for a 2.7 increase in the tax levy. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | With the fiscal year nearly over, the City of Plattsburgh’s year-to-date budget report shows that revenue continues to exceed department expenses. Read more

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ESSEX | The Town of Essex 2019 tax levy, minus fire district costs, is projected to be $700,634, a number approximately $13,000 less than current year spending. Read more

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