budgets

While the fiscal health of other area municipalities may be in question, New Scotland’s is “very sound.”

Highway Superintendent Randy Bashwinger

As the Berne Town Board negotiates a new union contract for town employees that will likely include improved compensations for highway workers, residents question the town’s financial standing in a pandemic-addled economy. 

To keep costs down, the way the Voorheesville Central School District pays for prescription drugs will have to change or there could be bigger problems in the future.

At last week’s school board meeting, Superintendent Timothy Mundell said that bids were over the project budget’s target of $15.8 million.

The villages of Altamont and Voorheesville continue to propose and adopt budgets that keep the municipalities below the state-set levy limit.

The Voorheesville School Board has put off until next week its vote on the 2019-20 school budget.

The villages of Altamont and Voorheesville continue to propose and adopt budgets that keep the municipalities below the state-set levy limit.

The budget proposes a standard 2.5-percent raise for all town employees, and no new positions were eliminated or created.

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