BLS

Chairman Kusnierz Statement on Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics Report
November 22, 2022

Saratoga, NY, has largest county 2nd quarter 2022 over-the-year weekly wage gain at 16.3%

Saratoga County Board of Supervisors Chairman Theodore T. Kusnierz, Jr. said, “The exciting and encouraging news released today from the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics proves that Saratoga County is one of the best places to live and work. The Federal BLS identified Saratoga County as leading the nation in average weekly wage gains at an incredible 16.3 percent for the second quarter of 2022. This data is a testament to what we already know; that Saratoga County is open for business. With the lowest sales tax and property tax rates in the State, we continue to attract record growth in our business, manufacturing, and residential communities. We are proud of this distinction, which validates the smart approach to economic development that attracts the top companies, top talent, and top wages.”

Read the Federal BLS Release.

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Emergency Management

Saratoga County Announces Multi-Agency Support Team to Respond to First Responders
November 14, 2022

The Saratoga County Peer Support Team Provides Individual Support, Critical Incident Stress Debriefing, Referral, and Consultation Services for First Responders in the County



Saratoga County Unveils Tentative 2023 Balanced Budget
November 1, 2022

Proposed Budget Provides 5% Reduction In Property Tax Rate; Cuts Government Spending By $3.2 Million
BALLSTON SPA, NY — Saratoga County officials unveiled the County’s tentative 2023 budget, delivering a balanced budget with a 5% decrease in the property tax rate, no reliance on reserve funds, and an overall decrease of government spending by $3.2 million from the 2022 adopted budget.

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