Where the Money Comes From

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).

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