January 22, 2022

County budget plan: Spending down, levy up

October 14, 2020

Cortland County property taxpayers could expect to see an increase in the tax levy exceeding the state tax cap, even though spending would decrease $5.3 million for the 2021 budget, according to a budget proposal […]

County budget proposal coming in October

September 2, 2020

Cortland County legislators should receive a proposed budget Oct. 5, Cortland County Administrator Rob Corpora said Tuesday, a process complicated by a lack of information from the state, except to expect 20% cuts in state […]

Cortland expects $1.8M budget shortfall

September 1, 2020

Cortland city officials are still trying to figure out what the COVID-19 pandemic will do to the city’s 2021 budget, but already estimate that lost state aid and other funding sources will cut nearly $700,000 […]

Agency: Cortland County could save millions

August 28, 2020

Cortland County could save almost $1 million in one year and more than $5.7 million over five years if it reforms 12 areas of the county budget, a consulting company Transpro reported Thursday. “This is […]

City faces more budget pain with aid cuts

June 25, 2020

The city of Cortland expects to lose 20% of its state aid through the rest of the year, the city’s finance director says. That’s about $400,000, and combined with an expected $280,000 drop in sales […]

State aid static for schools

April 10, 2020

School districts in Cortland County may feel a fiscal strain as funding from the state’s 2020-21 budget will remain the same as the year prior — if it gets what the state says they will. […]

Cortland school budget doesn’t tap savings

March 14, 2020

If it cannot find a way to reduce costs or find other revenue, the Cortland Enlarged City School District would need to raise property taxes more than $300,000 to fund a proposed $50.69 million spending […]

County Legislature diverts $600K in jail funds

February 28, 2020

Money designated for a reserve account to repair the 28-year-old Cortland County jail will be diverted for non-jail expenses. The Cortland County Legislature voted Thursday, 15-2, to take $600,000 from the $1.8 million fund to […]

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