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Monthly Archives: May, 2012

2nd budget vote June 19 for 1.75% Tax Rate Hike

Second Chance to pass School Budget, Reduced to 1.75% Tax Rate Increase My notes on the School Board Meeting on 5-23-12 re: 2012-13 Budget: I was unable to stay through the meeting due to my recent inability to sit for long because of a nerve problem in my right leg. However, I can tell you …


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Notes on the Town Board meeting of May 21, 2012

  Here are my notes on the Town Board Meeting held May 21st, 2012: Austin Sullivan, Deputy Supervisor, acting in the absence of Roy Brown who was away, called the meeting to order at 7 PM. Present were Board members Mike Mortenson, Don Westmore, Joel Craig and Joan Snyder.  Charlene Diehl, Town Clerk was also …

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Welcome to the Germantown Journal

This Blog is designed for Germantown residents who want to find news about their own town.  What’s going on in Town governmental meetings?  What activities are occuring  that might be of interest? Are there organizations that might be meaningful, or, at least, interesting and fun? Are there working Committees in town that will make decisions …

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Letter from David Forman : Germantown School Election, May 15th

Dear friends, I am a candidate for re-election to the Germantown Central School District Board of Education. Voting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 from noon to 9pm. As there are four additional candidates running for two available seats, I thought it important to explain why it’s a good idea to support my re-election. …

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New Publication: Columbia County Outdoors

From Ellen Epstein: ———- Forwarded message ———- From: Ellen Jouret-Epstein Date: Mon, May 7, 2012 at 10:45 AM Subject: Columbia County Outdoors To: Kay & Charles Abraham <>Kay….. I’d love everyone to know about this amazing new publication that our board member, Sheldon Evans, has assembled with recreation opportunities in Columbia County, including Germantowns’ own.

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