Even though spending rises slightly in Mayor George Hubbard Jr.’s tentative 2017-18 budget, the tax rate in Greenport Village will decrease.
The proposed $10.16 million budget increases spending by $57,452, or half a percent, and the amount to be collected in taxes will not change.
Ferry traffic has been a nagging issue for some Greenport Village residents over the last few years.
But after a public hearing Thursday about whether to make Wiggins Street a two-way street again drew mixed reactions from residents, Greenport Mayor George Hubbard Jr. said the Village should get more feedback on possible ferry traffic solutions before making a decision. READ