Canton town board to discuss 2018 proposed budget at meeting Wednesday
CANTON – The town board here will discuss the proposed 2018 budget at their meeting Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 4:30 p.m., at the municipal building on Main Street.
Highlights of the budget include appropriations of $2,738,882 [down from 2016 and 2017], and $973,780 in tax levy, with a proposed tax rate of $2.60, compared to $2.55 in 2017, said town Supervisor David Button Monday in an email to local media.The 2018 proposed budget will remain under the state tax cap, Button said.
The board is planning to schedule a public hearing on the budget at the Wednesday meeting, following discussion.
Also at the meeting, board will consider renewal of the village dog pound contract, approve a funding allocation for highway department equipment and review the reappointment of Bob Blewett to the Board of Assessment for another 5-year term.
An executive session has been scheduled during the meeting to discuss personnel issues in connection with the code enforcement office.