Borough officials tried to keep the municipal tax increase below two percent but were frustrated in their efforts because of rising health insurance costs, employee pension contributions and debt service payments. READ MORE
School board approves budget and a 3.5 percent tax increase
Public invited to final meetings of School budget deliberation
Towns are short-changed by the state in property tax relief funds
School Board president is youngest but oldest member of board
The following HPP Bio-Brief on School Board President Adam Sherman is part of the Highland Park Planet’s series of occasional profiles about school board members, administrators, and teachers. Please note: The formal budget hearing and adoption of the final budget takes place at the April 20th school board meeting. Property tax revenue to the schools is $23.7 million in a total revenue budget of $28.4 million. The total expense budget is $28.8 million.