Tuesday, December 2, 2008

County Budget Passed

Coverage of the Rensselaer County budget vote:

Majority Press Release: Legislature Approves 2009 Rensselaer County Budget

Times Union
: Rensselaer County budget passed
TROY — In a 12-6 party line vote Monday night, the Rensselaer County Legislature approved a $287.7 million county budget for 2009.
Troy Record
: Rensselaer County approves $287.7M budget
TROY — The Rensselaer County Legislature passed the 2009 budget in which the tax rate remained unchanged for the first time in seven years.

With the newly-approved $287.7 million budget, the average annual county tax bills for homes valued at $100,000 will remain at $523, county officials said.