Pt. Jefferson Village passes new budget; includes tax hike, layoffs

Last night the Port Jefferson Village Board passed a new budget that could mean higher taxes and layoffs.The budget includes an 8.2 percent tax hike

PORT JEFFERSON - Last night the Port Jefferson Village Board passed a new budget that could mean higher taxes and layoffs.

The budget includes an 8.2 percent tax hike and a half dozen layoffs for village employees, according to Newsday.

The mayor says the spending plan is still a "work in progress."A final budget is due May 1.

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