Essex County Board of Supervisors

New York News
6:30 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Essex County Considers 15% Tax Levy

The Essex County Board of Supervisors is debating whether to implement a 15 percent tax levy to help restore the county’s fund balance.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Essex County Board of Supervisors Face Changes Post Elections

Essex County NY Government Center
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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.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

Essex County Passes Law to Prevent Spread of Invasive Species into Lake George

Lake George
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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.

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New York News
11:25 am
Fri May 10, 2013

Counties Consider Curtailing Last Call

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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. 

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New York News
9:45 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Upstate NY County Moves to Reduce Bar Hours

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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.

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New York News
12:20 pm
Fri November 30, 2012

Essex County Supervisors Focus on Bed Tax and Reigning in Proposed Tax Increases

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.

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.

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