January 16, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during his 2014 State of the State address Wednesday, Jan. 8.
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A recent veterans exemption raises tax burden questions
Towns throughout Essex County have been deciding whether or not to implement a Veterans Tax Exemption law signed by Governor Cuomo on December 18, 2013. The legislation allows Boards of Education of school districts to offer the Alternative Veteran’s Exemption (Real Property Tax Law § 458-a).
Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week announced $67 million in funding for bicycle, pedestrian and multi-use enhancement projects throughout the state of New York. Three North Country projects received funding, including $761,600 to the Village of Saranac Lake and $1,626,000 to the City of Plattsburgh.