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City Budget Hearing Tonight

The City of Batavia will have their budget hearing tonight, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 7:30pm. It was first unveiled last Thursday at a meeting not recorded by BATV. Highlights: more tax increases $300,000 in property taxes for sewers (tax impact <$15 … Continue reading

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2018 School District Budget Public Hearing

Tonight, Tuesday, 8/22, 7pm, at the BPS 101 Administration Building on Wilson St., is the public hearing for the 2018 District Budget. As usual, they are assuming a maximum tax levy increase (around 2% + new construction).

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Monday City Council: Budget, Levy, Privilege

Monday’s City Council meeting, 7:30pm, has on its agenda the approval of the 2017 budget and tax levy, as well as the transfer of over $660,000 from the General Fund to Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District 1. This “loan” has … Continue reading

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Public Hearing–Batavia City Budget

Update:  The property tax increase was lowered to $300,000 from $500,000. The leaf and brush fee will rise $1, to $5/mo. The ban on video gambling has been lifted and will now be allowed in Batavia. Monday night, Nov. 21, … Continue reading

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City Council, School Board Meetings

For your convenience, there are contact buttons at right if you wish to send comments to your elected officials. City Council Monday night (9/19)–City Council will vote to purchase the last private property for the Shodeen apartments project, Fisher’s dental … Continue reading

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School District Budget for 2016-17 Now on Display, Public Hearing 8/23

The BPS101 tentative budget for 2016-17 is now on display here. The public hearing on the budget is scheduled for August 23, 2016. The budget is more detailed than in years past. Last year’s new Finance Director hire, Tony Inglese, … Continue reading

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Health Insurance Hike

On the BPS101 agenda for May 24, 2016 is item 7.2 Insurance Renewal. The recommendation before the School Board is to increase insurance premiums 15.7% to cover the cost of health care expenses and to build up the severely depleted … Continue reading

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Taxpayer-Funded Preschool Approved

On Jan. 26, the same night the Batavia School Board approved artificial turf, taxpayer-funded preschool was also approved. Tuition that parents have paid for their children to attend preschool at BPS 101 will be replaced by taxpayer funding and a … Continue reading

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City Council Cares

On Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, the Batavia City Council did something remarkable for a unit of government: at the public hearing on the budget, they listened to the people and voted to cut a final $150,000 from the budget so … Continue reading

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School Budget Hearing, City COW tomorrow

There are 2 important meetings tomorrow, Tuesday, 8/25: 7pm–Batavia School Board–public hearing for the 2015-16 budget. They’ve issued another budget in a different format. It contains a bit more information in that it shows % increases in major categories, but … Continue reading

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