Village of Cold Spring revenue

The Cold Spring Village Board is about to begin drafting the 2016-17 budget. The chart below details village revenue in 2014-15. There have been numerous calls of late for finding new, non-tax-base funding sources. Click here for a chart showing expenditures.

Total revenues: $1.96 million



Philipstown/Nelsonville fire fees: Paid to village for fire protection

Water/sewer fund: Transfers from Water and Sewer Fund to General Fund

Cable TV agreement: Franchise fees from cable provider

Donations: Includes $2,500 from Putnam Tourism Corp. for Christmas lighting and a $9,000 donation for Fourth of July fireworks

County aid: Funds to supplement garbage collection.

Main Street Project: Grant from federal government

Other: Includes such items as sale of the Grove property ($5,000); permits and waivers, mainly cruise boat docking fees ($9,958); the Hudson House rental of Boat Club parking lot ($4,728); birth certificates ($2,525).

Behind The Story

Type: News

News: Based on facts, either observed and verified directly by the reporter, or reported and verified from knowledgeable sources.

Turton, who has been a reporter for The Current since its founding in 2010, moved to Philipstown from his native Ontario in 1998. Location: Cold Spring. Languages: English. Area of expertise: Cold Spring government, features