Monthly Archives: October 2013

A Good Starting Point

Legislators, department heads and county employees joined with members of the public for the presentation of the proposed 2014 budget by County Executive Kathleen Jimino. After a quick review, the proposed budget offers a good starting point, staying under the … Continue reading

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New Shared Services Agreement and an Opportunity for Savings

Municipalities in Rensselaer County now have a new chance for savings thanks to an innovative shared services agreement approved by the County Legislature at our October legislative meeting. The agreement allows towns to purchase employee health plans through the County’s … Continue reading

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Holding the Line

Some good news for taxpayers. The Rensselaer County Legislature is again holding the line on spending in legislative operations, even slightly reducing spending for 2014. The 2014 legislative budget brings spending to a level comparable to the early 1990s. Some … Continue reading

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