Niagara Gazette

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September 30, 2013

Lewiston officials talk 2014 town budget

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Niagara Gazette — “All of our department heads submitted good budgets this year,” Reiter said. “The only increases came from the water department and he wants to buy meters and hire an extra person. I don’t think the board’s looking to hire someone. But every year, it’s fine tuned to get under the (state’s property tax cap). We’ll be in good shape.”

In other town news, Reiter was authorized to sign a contract with the Town of Porter to share services of the town’s dog control officer Monday.

Lewiston will provide the service to Porter for $100 per dog found loose during normal work hours and $150 for any dog response made after hours or on weekends. Under the contract, Porter would also be responsible for payment for any use of the town’s official animal shelter by animals brought in from its town.

Contact reporter Timothy Chipp at 282-2311, ext. 2251 or follow on Twitter @timchipp.

Contact reporter Timothy Chipp at 282-2311, ext. 2251 or follow on Twitter @timchipp.

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