Top seven officials grab outrageous raises including 49% increases for board members, while three public pools are closed and that giant sucking sound out in Pomona is getting louder as the ballpark will lose $1,875,000 in 2019.
Here’s a detailed assessment of the 2019 Ramapo Budget by William Weber:
“If you think that things could not get worse in Ramapo, they just did. The Ramapo Town Board adopted the 2019 budget on November 20th. The adopted budget is a massive insult to the hardworking taxpayers of Ramapo. To get “under” the tax cap, the Town, in my opinion, has overestimated some revenues and has also reduced its expense contingency, essentially a buffer, from $2,500,000 to $500,000. You would think that is bad enough, but that is only scratching the surface. [Read more…]