On Thursday, November 6, at 6:30 p.m. the Meredith Town Board will hold a public hearing on the proposed town budget for 2015. Residents are invited to offer questions and comments on the proposal. Known as the preliminary budget, the document was approved by the Town Board in a special meeting on October 21.
The preliminary budget calls for total expenditures of $1,284,665.28. The amount to be raised by taxes is $871.571. This represents an increase of $15,100.50, or 1.76 percent, over the 2014 budget. Increases include higher medical insurance, state retirement contributions and repairs and maintenance for the Town Hall and Garage.
The tax increase falls within the state-mandated cap for Meredith of 1.76 percent. To see the proposed budget, click on BUDGET 2015 Preliminary 10-21-2014-1
Amy Lieberman, a resident of Treadwell, has been named by the Town of Meredith Planning Board as its new secretary. She succeeds Michele Lechanteur, who resigned because of time conflicts with her new full-time job with Delaware County.
Miss Lieberman has a background in environmental studies and planning. She graduated from Brown University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in the Science and Culture of Sustainable Living, an independent studies major.
The Delaware County Board of Elections has announced the final results, including absentee ballots, of the September 9 primary election.
In Meredith, in the Democratic primary for governor, Zephyr Teachout had 50 votes, incumbent Andrew Cuomo had 9 votes and Randy Credico had 2 votes. In the Democratic primary for lieutenant governor, Timothy Wu had 50 votes and Kathy Hochul had 11.
In the Republican primary for representative from the 101st Assembly District, incumbent Claudia Tenney defeated Chris Farber 72 to 6.
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On July 22, Delhi Telephone Company installed a new special phone line–(607) 746-3717–for the Meredith [...]read more >
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The need has long been evident for an easily accessible source of information about Town government and the diverse resources in our community. We’re delighted to make this start at last.
You can find who’s who in Meredith government, what they do and are doing and how to contact them. You can find minutes of meetings, the text of recent laws and downloadable forms related to building permits and subdivisions. You can learn about our community, its organizations and its history. And you can click through a directory of businesses and professional services provided by Meredith residents.
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The Meredith Town Board
- James Ellis, Supervisor
- Ronald Bailey
- Daniel Birnbaum
- John Janiszewski
- Rachel Polens