Essex County Board of Supervisors http://wamc.org en Essex County Considers 15% Tax Levy http://wamc.org/post/essex-county-considers-15-tax-levy <p></p><p></p><p>The Essex County Board of Supervisors is debating whether to implement a 15 percent tax levy to help restore the county’s fund balance. Thu, 05 Dec 2013 23:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 79269 at http://wamc.org Essex County Considers 15% Tax Levy Essex County Board of Supervisors Face Changes Post Elections http://wamc.org/post/essex-county-board-supervisors-face-changes-post-elections <p></p><p></p><p>Election results for the Essex County New York Board of Supervisors indicate that the new board in January will lean heavily Republican and may lose all of its female members. Thu, 07 Nov 2013 23:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 77299 at http://wamc.org Essex County Board of Supervisors Face Changes Post Elections Essex County Passes Law to Prevent Spread of Invasive Species into Lake George http://wamc.org/post/essex-county-passes-law-prevent-spread-invasive-species-lake-george <p></p><p></p><p>The Essex County, New York Board of Supervisors has passed a local law to prevent the spread of invasive species, but the law applies only to Lake George. Tue, 02 Jul 2013 22:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 68374 at http://wamc.org Essex County Passes Law to Prevent Spread of Invasive Species into Lake George Counties Consider Curtailing Last Call http://wamc.org/post/counties-consider-curtailing-last-call <p></p><p></p><p>The Essex County New York Board of Supervisors has passed a resolution asking the state Liquor Authority to roll back bar closing hours in that county from 4 to 3 am.&nbsp; Fri, 10 May 2013 15:25:25 +0000 Pat Bradley 64365 at http://wamc.org Counties Consider Curtailing Last Call Upstate NY County Moves to Reduce Bar Hours http://wamc.org/post/upstate-ny-county-moves-reduce-bar-hours <p></p><p></p><p>A county in the Adirondacks has taken the first step toward requiring bars to stop serving alcohol at 3 a.m. instead of 4 a.m. Wed, 10 Apr 2013 01:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 61842 at http://wamc.org Upstate NY County Moves to Reduce Bar Hours Essex County Supervisors Focus on Bed Tax and Reigning in Proposed Tax Increases http://wamc.org/post/essex-county-supervisors-focus-bed-tax-and-reigning-proposed-tax-increases <p>After a preliminary budget proposal indicated that Essex County would have to raise taxes 26-percent, county officials have now lowered the hike to 2.6 percent.<br><br>This week, Essex County supervisors crafted a proposed budget plan that substantially lowers the originally planned tax increases and keeps the budget under the tax cap for the county. Finance Committee Chair Town of Moriah Supervisor Tom Scozzafava says a key factor is assurances that 2.8 million dollars from FEMA are forthcoming and can now be calculated in the budget.<br> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 17:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 53048 at http://wamc.org Essex County Supervisors Focus on Bed Tax and Reigning in Proposed Tax Increases