The proposed 2017 budget for New Scotland awaits discussion in three public sessions before being adopted.
The Guilderland school district has not before tried adopting a budget that would raise the tax levy over the state-set limit.
Rensselaerville's 2015 plan raises taxes for the general and highway funds by 1.3 percent, about half the increase first proposed when the board planned to override the state-set tax cap.
The Voorheesville Village Board has stayed under the state levy limit since it was enacted, and hopes to again, but has passed a law to exceed the cap — just in case.
Supervisor Valerie Lounsbury said the town's preliminary 2014 spending plan is $703 under the state-set tax cap of 1.66 percent on increases to the levy.
At the Nov. 6 town board meeting, Knox authorized an agreement for 4G Long Term Evolution wireless communication service on its nearby tower used by Verizon and AT&T.
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