Pine Plains fire tax jumps 72.5 percent


PINE PLAINS — Taxpayers in the town of Pine Plains are not pleased with their tax bills — no surprise since the town’s tax levy from the Pine Plains Fire District has risen 72.5 percent. The town has no say on those taxes, which are a separate function under the authority of the fire district.

The money raised through taxes for Pine Plains Hose Co. No. 1 goes to operations and maintenance, primarily. 

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