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2015 Smithtown Budget – “Déjà Vu, AGAIN.” Letter to the Editor

By: 
Richard Macellaro
Publication: 
Smithtownmatters.com
Dec
2
2014

Dear Editor, In the immortal words of Yogi Berra, “It’s Deja Vu all over again.” Back in 2012, the Town Budget was unceremoniously passed by DEFAULT. The result was that some members of the then Smithtown Town Council voted to abstain (NOT TO VOTE, either way) on the budget. Therefore, that year’s proposed preliminary budget, an “unofficial” budget, which was presented to the public for their review and comments, was enacted. At that year’s one and only Public Hearing, two residents spoke, Howard Knispel, 2012 Town Council Candidate and I, raised some important issues and concerns, regarding various budget items. Perhaps these concerns were overlooked by the Town Council?.... For the rest click SmithtownMatters.com.