Scott Vanderhoef said the county has a perfect storm of financial issues.
Property taxes in another northern suburb were headed up Thursday night as stressed out municipalities try to keep things running with less money.
Residents in many of the higher tax counties in New York – such as Westchester and those on Long Island – have been crying out for property tax relief for years.
A New York poll provides grim evidence of a continuing exodus from the state, once the national leader in manufacturing and other high-paying jobs.
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Nassau County homeowners pay the highest median property taxes in the country, and there’s no tax relief in sight. School costs are to blame, and education taxes on Long Island are projected to rise another four percent in 2012.
Edward Mangano’s proposal includes over $60 million in employee-related cuts, and would impose a 13-day unpaid furlough for county workers.
Loch Arbour’s leaders will decide next month whether the Monmouth County village of 194 residents should seek to merge with neighboring Allenhurst.
The Yammamoto’s say they are prime examples of how the assessment system in Nassau County, Long Island does not work.
Teacher jobs on Long Island may be in jeopardy after a new study estimated more than 3,300 layoffs over the next two years.
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The Westchester Collaborative Assessment Commission says regular revaluation would make property taxes fairer. The group also says it would reduce the number of lawsuits filed to argue tax assessments.
The tax increase plan comes just after the city government slashed it work force, laying off 400 employees including nearly half the police officers.
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The Democrat met with legislative leaders in the governor’s mansion on the first day of the first full week of the legislative session.