2008-10-01 / Front Page
Lawmakers Agree to 4.5% Property Tax Rate Hike
Banking on sales tax boost they restore outside agency cuts and increase management salaries
Putnam County Legislators had their go at the 2009 Budget last Tuesday. When they were through, they had increased the salaries of several County employees, added new positions, voted to keep one of the highway managers slated by the County Executive for lay-off, and returned funding to local libraries and outside agencies; all without changing the 4.