ARDSLEY, N.Y. -- Village Manager George Calvi posted a notice to residents that a public hearing will be held before the village Board of Trustees on Monday, April 7 at 8 p.m. to consider the tentative budget of $11.3 million.
A copy of the tentative budget was filed on March 20 in the office of the Village Clerk, where it is available for public inspection, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Tentative Budget is also posted on the village's website.
The Tentative Budget proposes spending appropriations of $11,334,775, an increase of $531,797 or 4.9 percent over 2013-2014.
Calvi's report said the village estimates revenues at $2,406,036 up $176,736 or 7.9 percent over 2013-2014.
The Tentative Budget prosposal's numbers:
Tax Levy: $8,928,739 up $355,061 or up 4.14 percent.
Tax Base or Assessment Roll: $30,134,665 down $247,406 or down 1 percent.
Proposed Tax Rate: $296.29 / $1000 or 4.99 percent Increase
The estimated unreserved surplus as of May 2014 for the General Fund is $997,368. The estimated reserved surplus as of May 2014 is $485,769.
The fiscal year 2014-15 Tentative Budget proposes to compensate the governing board of the Village of Ardsley as follows: Mayor $4,800 and Members of the Board of Trustees $2,400 each.
The Ardsley Village Board of Trustees has scheduled a series of budget work sessions to review the Tentative 2014-2015 Budget. The dates are as follows: Monday, March 31; Wednesday, April 2; Thursday, April 10; Tuesday, April 15, and Wednesday, April 23 (if necessary).
The meetings begin at 8 p.m. in the Village Board/Court Room. The public is invited to attend and observe the sessions. The Board has scheduled a special meeting for 8 p.m., Monday, April 28 to consider the adoption of the Final 2014-15 Village Budget.