continued “It has been a successful program and I think there is more we can do with it,” Koetzle said.
The fund was established last year, with money offered to businesses seeking to replace signs and meeting certain criteria. The town offered the sign program again this year, but used the remainder of funds to develop a professional marketing strategy for the town.
Koetzle continued chiding Schenectady County legislators for approving a new sales tax distribution deal with the city that keeps distributions to towns flat for the next eight years. The current deal was for four years and expired at the end of November.
“The deal that was struck between and the county and the city on sales tax didn’t do us any favors holding our small share of the sales tax steady for