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January 23, 2013

Residents: Dissolve Keeseville

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For homes assessed at less than $70,000, when special district taxes and fees replace village property taxes, those people could have to pay more than with the village, the report said; for example, a $166 increase for someone with an assessment around $30,000.

Village officials said 66 percent of the houses in Keeseville are assessed at less than $100,000.

“I hope people realize what they did,” Keeseville Village Trustee John Casey said after the vote was announced.

The next dissolution vote in the North Country will be for the Village of Champlain in Clinton County. That vote has been set for Tuesday, March 19.

Email Lohr McKinstry: lmckinstry@pressrepublican.com

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