12/13/2014 10:00 AM
The Mattituck school board Thursday night. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)

The Mattituck school board Thursday night. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)

School property tax relief is coming to veterans living within the Mattituck-Cutchogue School District next school year.

The school board voted 6-0 without discussion at Tuesday’s meeting to approve a “basic maximum” exemption, which is expected to increase property taxes for all other district residents by about $17 annually. Board vice president Charlie Anderson was absent.

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11/21/2014 2:00 PM
Mattituck Superintendent Anne Smith, center, with school board president Jerry Diffley, right, and trustee Jeff Smith on Thursday. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)

Mattituck Superintendent Anne Smith, center, with school board president Jerry Diffley, right, and trustee Jeff Smith at Thursday’s meeting. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)

The Mattituck school board is expected to vote next month on a new tax exemption program for war veterans.

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02/26/14 10:00am
02/26/2014 10:00 AM
PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO | Board member Linda Goldsmith (second from right) discusses the veterans tax exemption with the rest of the board at Tuesday night's public hearing.

Oysterponds school board member Linda Goldsmith (second from right) discusses the veterans tax exemption at Tuesday night’s public hearing. (Photo by Paul Squire)

The Oysterponds school board didn’t take any action on a veterans tax exemption program Tuesday night and decided to reopen the discussion in the spring, meaning the exemption will not be in effect for this year.

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