as pension costs. Town boards, village boards and county legislatures may vote to exceed the tax cap with a 60 percent vote of its members.
Board members last year approved a $3.96 million 2016 budget carrying a 0.71 percent increase of $27,740.
Under the spending plan there was a $2.7 million property tax levy that was unchanged from 2015.
McCord said it is uncertain whether there are enough cuts to keep the 2017 levy under the state limit.
“We’re still working on the budget and then to get an increase like $12,000 for your health insurance you’re thinking where can I go with this,” she said.
“We want to do what we’re suppose to do but how long can you stay under that cap.” Councilman Kyle Barnett, who was supervisor when the 2016 budget was adopted, said there only so many reductions that can be made before services are reduced.
“You don’t know how much you might have left in reserve,” he said.