Cortland Co. Legislature OKs budget
Cortland County legislators adopted the proposed $126 million 2015 budget during a special meeting Thursday night, a fiscal plan that shoulders residents with a $33.6 million tax levy,1.7 percent more than this year’s levy.
Legislator Jim Denkenberger (R-Cuyler, Solon and Truxton) cast the sole opposing vote and Legislators Raylynn Knolls (D-LD7) and Newell Wilcox (R-Homer) were absent.
Legislator Kevin Whitney (R-Cortlandville) made a motion during the special meeting to amend the budget, removing a part-time delinquent taxreceiver from the treasurer’s office.
A delinquent tax receiver accounts for all the money paid to the treasurer’s office for taxes and related county assessments according to information from the Cortland County website.
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