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Public Hearing: 2023 Preliminary Budget



                                                FORESTPORT TOWN HALL

10275 State Rte. 28, Forestport, N.Y. 13338

    November 3, 2022

PRESENT:           Supervisor Entwistle

Councilwoman Kardash

Councilwoman Abrial

Councilman Scouten

Councilwoman Verschneider

ABSENT:             No members of the Town Board were absent.

RECORDING SECRETARY:  Tracy Terry, Town Clerk         


The meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm by Supervisor Entwistle

LEGAL NOTICE:  The legal notice was read aloud by Supervisor Entwistle.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Forestport will be holding a Public Hearing on November 3, 2022, at 6:30 PM at the Forestport Town Hall,10275 Rt. 28., Forestport, NY. The Public Hearing is being held to review and accept public comments regarding the 2023 Preliminary Town Budget. The proposed budget is available for inspection in the Town Clerk’s office during regular business hours. BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD OF FORESTPORT.

Tracy M. Terry – Forestport Town Clerk

Schedule of Proposed Salaries of Elected Town Offices

Town Board 1@ 6,235.76                                               $26,743.04


Supervisor                                                                      $18,770.35

Town Clerk                                                                     $30,968.96

Tax Collector                                                                  $5,286.17

Superintendent of Highways                                           $55,824.20

Justice                                                                            $16,283.38


Supervisor Entwistle stated the Town will be staying under the tax cap. He went over updates to the budget:

  • Buckhorn Water District was added to the budget. The first bill is due by the first of the year.
  • $800 was moved to independent auditing.
  • $1,000 was transferred to Records management Contractual.
  • Building and grounds contractual has increased to $100,000 due to rising fuel costs.


A motion was made by Councilwoman Abrial and seconded by Councilwoman Kardash to adjourn the meeting.

5 ayes/ 0 nays/0 absent MOTION CARRIED

There being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 6:46 pm by Supervisor Entwistle.

Respectfully submitted,

Tracy M. Terry

Forestport Town Clerk

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