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Memorandum To: Town Selectboard; Evan Teich, Unified Manager From: Sarah Macy, Finance Director Re: Impact of Separation on the Town Date: March 26, 2021 Impact of Separation on Tax Revenue in the Town If the Town and Village were to separate, the Town would lose 42% of its grand list. If the Town wished toContinue reading “Impact of Separation on the Town Memo from Staff March 26, 2021”
On page 24 of the merger booklet, there is a question about IBM leaving the Village. I questioned the question. IBM sold to GlobalFoundries in 2015 and the answer to the question in the booklet talks about changes in tax policy driven by the State. It seems to me that the question should be somethingContinue reading “Which taxes are relevant? I believe they all are.”
On page 5 of the merger booklet, it says “Village residents would not longer pay taxes to the Town for services they do not receive.” I had asked that the Selectboard and Trustees document clearly which services Village residents feel they do not receive from the Town or that they should not pay for. IContinue reading “What do Village residents get for their Town tax dollars?”
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