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Schenectady council unsure how to cut budget for no tax hike

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Members of the Schenectady City Council are still wondering whether they can shave enough off the proposed 2014 budget to be able to offer taxpayers no tax increase next year. Council members met for an early Saturday morning budget workshop, but ended it much the same way they ended a budget workshop the day before — unsure where they would cut to bring down next year’s tax levy. Finance Committee Chairman Carl Erikson hoped to ...

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October 27, 2013
8:16 a.m.

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Perazzo has no business or financial expertise to make any tough cuts. If the Council had followed Erickson and Riggi and rejected Karen Johnson's County sales tax sell out the City would be looking at 15% tax DECREASE.

October 27, 2013
5:09 p.m.

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Where do you get that? Leesa Perazzo has quite bit of business expertise to bring to the table. She is practical and responsible, and tends to look for long-term solutions.