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10/16/17 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Chief Jim Read cut the deer culling budget before submitting it to the Town Board.

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Chief Jim Read cut the deer culling budget before submitting it to the Town Board.

What happened to the Deer & Tick Committee’s decision to request more money for culling the herd in 2018 than was in the budget request submitted to the Town Board? (more…)

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10/11/17 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Highway Superintendent and Public Works Commissioner Jay Card Jr. and secretary Debra Speeches presented their 2018 budget request to the Town Board this week.

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Highway Superintendent and Public Works Commissioner Jay Card Jr. and secretary Debra Speeches presented their 2018 budget request to the Town Board this week.

With hearings on the 2018  budget under way at Town Hall, numbers have not yet been totaled, but if every request from town entities are granted, spending will rise considerably. (more…)

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10/10/17 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island Fire Commissioners could have to pierce the tax cap tor a higher Center Firehouse tower and want to hear from the public at a hearing Tuesday, October 17, at 7 p.m.

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Shelter Island Fire Commissioners could have to pierce the tax cap tor a higher Center Firehouse tower and want to hear from the public at a hearing Tuesday, October 17, at 7 p.m.

For the first time since the state imposed a 2 percent tax rate cap on spending, the Shelter Island Fire District expects it may have to pierce that cap as it prepares its 2018 budget. (more…)