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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County will use surplus funds and successful health insurance negotiations to keep taxes relatively flat in its 2020 spending plan, according to a budget memo provided to town supervisors. Read more

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Pete DeMola wrote a big article about state aid reduction and gun control in the past issue of The Sun. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Between 2017-18, Clinton County saw a 5.7 percent bump in occupancy tax revenue. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | A number of organizations and promoters will be receiving occupancy tax funding for their 2019 events and initiatives after the joint Lake George Occupancy Tax Committee decided how to divvy up $157,600 in bed tax revenues. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Several local homes gutted by fires and then acquired in tax sales by out-of-town owners may be prompting a new ordinance in Warrensburg, town officials said last week at their monthly town board meeting. Read more

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ATHOL | The Town of Thurman’s tax rate for 2019 is expected to increase by 3.4 percent, from $4.07 per $1,000 in assessed value this year to $4.21 per $1,000 next year. Read more

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CHESTERFIELD | Increases in the revenues within the town of Chesterfield led to decreases in the general and highway budget tax levies for 2019. 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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