Concord approves 4 percent tax increase

CONCORD—Concord residents will see an increase in taxes after the Concord Town Board approved a 4 percent increase at the Nov. 8 meeting. The increase equates to $16.46 per year on a $100,000 home. The 2019 budget calls for $4,399,767.31 in appropriations. “We were able to skinny it down,” Supervisor Clyde Drake said. “We were able to cut $80,000 from […]

Concord proposes 6 percent tax increase

CONCORD—The Town of Concord is considering a 6 percent tax increase, 4 percent over the New York cap. Supervisor Clyde Drake said the 2019 budget has a “few quirks to it,” but noted there is no penalty for going over the tax cap. The proposed budget outlines $4,399,330 in appropriations, with about $315,000 from reserve funds. The remaining $1,922,558 will […]