Informational meetings on 2011 Tentative County Budget Will be held in Liberty, Livingston Manor, Town of Mamakating, Town of Bethel, and Town of Highland   

(Monticello) — County Manager David P Fanslau has announced that five additional informational meetings on the 2011 Tentative Sullivan County Budget have been scheduled throughout the County. The first informational meeting was held on Tuesday, November 23rd at the Fallsburg Town Hall in Fallsburg.  The Thunder 102 radio station will also host a Thunder Country radio forum.

The following five informational meetings have been scheduled:

 

Tuesday, November 30th, 5:30 PM at the Senior Center, Main Street in Liberty.

 

Thursday, December 2nd, 1:30 PM at the Town of Rockland Town Hall, Main Street in Livingston Manor.

 

Thursday, December 2nd, 5:30 PM at the Town of Mamakating Town Hall, Route 209 in Wurtsboro.

 

Monday, December 6th, 6:30 PM at the Town of Bethel Community Center (Old Duggan School).

 

Tuesday, December 14th, 7:00 PM at the Town of Highland Town Hall, Proctor Road in Eldred.

 

Thunder 102 will host a radio forum on Tuesday, November 30th at 7:00 PM

 

There will also be two public hearings held at the Sullivan County Government Center in Monticello, on Tuesday, December 7th at 5:30 PM and Thursday, December 16th at 1:50 PM.

 

“The public will be informed about the impact of New York State Government unfunded mandates that consume more than 85% of the Sullivan County property tax  levy, with more than $20.5 million of locally generated tax dollars being sent to Albany just for Medicaid,” said Fanslau.

 

The informational budget meetings will be presented by County Manager David P Fanslau, Deputy County Manager/Commissioner of Management and Budget Joshua A Potosek, Legislature Chairman Jonathan F Rouis, and Chair of the Management and Budget Committee, Legislator Jodi I Goodman.

 

“The 2011 Tentative County Budget places taxpayers and residents first by freezing the property tax rate, reducing spending, and providing the services that the citizenry has come to deserve an expect,” concluded Fanslau.

 

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For More Information contact David Fanslau at 845-807-0450

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