2007-10-17 / Front Page
2008 Budget Adopted with 23.34 Percent County Property Tax Increase
Commissioner of Health and Executive Director of Recycling Positions eliminated
The Legislature passed the 2008 Putnam County Budget by one vote on October 9, 2007, narrowly averting what would otherwise have been a 40 percent property tax increase. Legislator Vinny Tamagna, alphabetically the last legislator to vote, cast the decisive sixth vote necessary, criticizing the 23.