A public hearing on Riverhead Town’s proposed preliminary budget for 2019 has been scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, during the Town Board meeting.
The preliminary budget is the same as the tentative budget Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith released at the end of September. READ
Riverhead Town Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith unveiled her first tentative budget as supervisor Friday, a $59.06 million spending plan that includes a 3.4 percent increase in the property tax levy.
The tentative budget calls for a 3.9 increase in spending and a 2.7 percent increase in the tax rate. (more…)
A State Comptroller report criticized the Shoreham-Wading River school district for overestimating expenditures, building cash reserves above the legal limit while failing to adopt realistic budgets.
Officials defended the district’s financial standing after the state report last month. READ
Shoreham-Wading River assistant district superintendent Glen Arcuri gave a budget presentation last Tuesday to discuss upcoming changes to facilities, technology, community programs, health services and personnel for the 2017-18 school year. READ
The Shoreham-Wading River school district won’t be piercing its tax levy limit for next year’s budget, according to preliminary information provided at Tuesday night’s meeting. READ
The Riverhead Town Board approved a $54.4 million town budget for 2017 at Tuesday night’s meeting by a 4-1 vote, with all but Councilwoman Jodi Giglio approving a tax increase that pierces the state-mandated cap.
Riverhead School District residents will go to the polls next month to vote on the district’s proposed spending plan, which carries a 0.5 percent increase to next year’s tax levy.
Shoreham-Wading River Superintendent Steven Cohen has pitched a nearly $72 million school budget for the 2016-17 school year, representing a 4.75 percent increase in the tax levy. READ