Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Saugerties School Spending, Property Taxes & State Aid - Last 10 Years


Saugerties School Spending/Property Taxes - State Aid - Last 10 Years


Year

Spending

% increase

Prop. Taxes

% increase

State Aid

% increase
2007-8
$49,782,430
xxx
$26,613,958
xxx
$19,573,807
xxx
2008-9
$52,135,740
4.7%
$27,129,415
1.9%
$22,818,715
16.6%
2009-10
$52,650,000
1.0%
$28,850,000
6.3%
$22,023,360
-3.5%
2010-11
$52,685,973
0.1%
$32,476,720
12.6%
$19,600,825
-11.0%
2011-12
$53,327,600
1.2%
$34,549,659
6.4%
$18,242,941
-6.9%
2012-13
$54,676,980
2.5%
$35,194,753
1.9%
$18,297,227
0.3%
2013-14
$55,882,331
2.2%
$35,892,979
2.0%
$18,870,033
3.1%
2014-15
$57,432,984
2.8%
$36,509,983
1.7%
$19,608,968
3.9%
2015-16
$59,306,508
3.3%
$37,148,061
1.7%
$20,566,002
4.9%
2016-17
$61,015,000
2.9%
$37,190,000
0.1%
$21,840,156
6.2%
2017-18
$62,384,032
2.2%
$37,771,856
1.6%
$22,701,466
3.9%

Summary - Last 10 years

Cumulative Spending Increase - 25.3%
Average Annual Spending Increase - 2.5%

Cumulative Property Tax Increase - 41.9%
Average Annual Property Tax Increase - 4.2%

Cumulative State Aid Increase - 16%
Average Annual State Aid Increase - 1.6%

Friday, July 14, 2017

Comprehensive Review of Saugerties Police Merger


POLICE MERGER IMPACT ON PROPERTY TAXPAYERS


Property Tax on Police Services ($200,000 home)

2010 – Pre Merger

2017

Savings/Increase
Village Taxpayer
$889.20
$290.29
Savings of $598.91 or 206.3%
Town Taxpayer
$207.87
$290.29
Increase of $82.42 or 39.6%

2017 Saugerties Police Budget with Fringe Benefits
$3,688,306
43% of General Fund
2017 Saugerties Property Tax on Police Services
($200,000 home)
$440.90

SPENDING (Excluding Fringe Benefits)
2011 Saugerties Police Budget
$1,811,500
25.3% of General Fund
2017 Saugerties Police Budget
$2,428,438
28.3% of General Fund
Total Spending Increase 2011 to 2017
$616,938
Ave Increase – 5.7%/yr
 of Inflation – 1.5%








PERSONNEL SPENDING
2011 Saugerties PD Total Personnel Budget
$1,572,500
86.8% of Police Budget
2017 Saugerties PD Total Personnel Budget
$2,428,438
85.6% of Police Budget
Ave. Increase – 5.4% per yr


Saturday, June 10, 2017

2016 - Highest Paid Employees in the Ulster County Government

Highest paid Ulster County employees in 2016 according to SeeThroughNY.


Rank
Employee
Department
2016 Salary
1
Julita Adamczak
Mental Health
$229,679
2
Howard Gottlieb
Mental Health
$222,439
3
James Standefer
Mental Health
$198,997
4
Carol Smith
Public Health Dir.
$167,653
5
Holley Carnright
District Attorney
$166,657
6
Edwin Brewster
Sheriff
$149,627
7
Vincent Altieri
Sheriff
$133,091
8
Michael Hein
County Executive
$133,060
9
Allen Rowe
Sheriff
$130,267
10
Robert Sudlow
Dep. County Exec.
$127,800