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Suffolk Notebook: Bellone Balances Budget, Stays Under Cap

By: 
Hauppauge Patch
Publication: 
Hauppauge Patch
Sep
30
2012

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone on Friday released a proposed 2013 budget that erases the county's deficit while keeping increases under the state's 2 percent tax cap.

Bellone's budget, which the executive said increases less than 1 percent year-over-year, freezes the county's spending while enacting a slate of new measures meant to rein in costs.