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Town budget 2023

Tempers flare as council members move to amend supervisor’s budget proposal, sparking dispute

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Six proposed amendments to the supervisor's budget proposal angered the supervisor and sparked a heated debate at Thursday's work session.

Public hearings set on preliminary budget, tax cap override: Town Board wrap-up

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The Riverhead Town Board on Tuesday set public hearings on both the 2023 preliminary budget and on a local law to allow the town to override the 2% tax levy cap, which is required to adopt a budget that will pierce the cap.

Aguiar proposes 3.3% tax hike, piercing cap, to fund $3 million town-wide spending increase in 2023

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Riverhead Supervisor Yvette Aguiar is proposing a nearly $3 million spending increase, or 4.9%, in the three town-wide funds in 2023, requiring the town to pierce the 2% tax levy cap imposed by state law.
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