Entries for February 2nd, 2017

159 Grant Comparisons

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Grants are one of the most pernicious methods of spending tax money as local taxpayers have their priorities subsumed to those of the higher level of government. On top of that there is the uncertainty over whether those grants will come through each year making long-term planning tricky and, since most grant money usually comes in after budgets have been adopted, necessitating Chapter 159 Resolutions.

159 reports for 2016 have just been uploaded on the DCA website so we now have an idea of how much Union County and each municipality within the county got.