Ridgewood NJ, while one candidate is promoting another high density parking scheme for the Village of Ridgewood Central business district , Candidate Melanie Hooban out lined her views on the implications of tax increases for the village and where the money gets spent .
UPDATE ON FULL-DAY KINDERGARTEN TAX IMPLEMENTATION
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Ridgewood NJ, In the most recent Ridgewood Public Schools rps.eNews the Ridgewood Board of Education delivered the news that due to “unintended consequences” of the state changing school elections to November, and also state budget software restrictions, the additional $929,800 tax increase approved on the full-day Kindergarten ballot question must be collected immediately.
To rectify, the district will then lower the 2017-18 budget by $929,800, and restore that budget amount in the third year and forward. Understanding that this situation is a consequence of not updating the state statutes and codes when the school elections were shifted to November, the state will now revise the laws to eliminate this issue for other towns going forward.
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