• BOE To Present Budget Tuesday

    The Verona Board of Education is meeting on Tuesday, April 24, and the meeting will feature the presentation of the budget for the 2018-2019 school year. The budget requires approval only from the BOE. That is because...

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  • Town Council Narrowly Passes Budget, Assesses Storm, Takes Mosque Questions

    By a 3-2 vote Monday night, the Verona Town Council approved the 2018 municipal budget. Council members also disagreed over the demolition of a building at the Verona Community Center that has been used to store equipment...

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  • Tax Levy Increase Shrinks As Town Pares Budget

    Verona’s 2018 municipal budget was introduced at Monday night’s Town Council meeting and it was a change for the better from what the Council had been considering during its March 12 workshop, which is an unofficial presentation...

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  • Wye Not: Christie At The Beach

    Being governor of the great state of New Jersey is no day at the beach–until, of course, it is a day at the beach when most of the beaches are closed by a budget impasse in Trenton....

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  • Budget 2016: Mice & Elephants Get The Boot

    Verona’s former town manager used to frame all financial discussions in terms of “elephants” (the big worries) and “mice” (the smaller ones). Since Joe Martin resigned last summer after the change in majority on the Town Council,...

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  • Budget Workshops Start

    The Verona Town Council will hold the first of three workshops on the 2016 municipal budget tonight, March 3, at Town Hall beginning at 7 p.m. in the Council chambers. This will be the first budget prepared...

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  • School Budget: Contract Savings, Bond Refinance Hold Increase Down

    The Verona Board of Education introduced a preliminary budget for the 2015-2016 school year this month and, thanks to changes to teacher contracts and a refinancing of the 2005 referendum debt, the increase could be held to...

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  • The Budget That Broke The Camel’s Back?

    Voting three to two last night, the Verona Town Council approved a 2014 municipal budget that will raise taxes 5.68%. Council members Bob Manley, Frank Sapienza and Jay Sniatkowski voted for the budget, which was trimmed only...

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  • Verona’s Budget Vs. Our Neighbors

    Last week, Verona resident Alex Roman unveiled a proposal for an alternative municipal budget that would raise Verona taxes by 1.3% instead of the 6.5% proposed by Verona Township Manager Joe Martin, and without affecting essentials, like...

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  • Verona Tax Increase: 6.5% or 1.3%?

    Verona Township Manager Joe Martin has introduced a budget that would raise taxes 6.5%. Alex Roman thinks it should be a lot less, and he’s created an alternate budget to prove it. Roman has identified $833,076 in...

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