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Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann: Zero Tax Increase in 2024 Tentative Budget

Hoehmann’s Tentative Budget is flat – no tax increase, hires additional Code Enforcement Officer setting a record, greenest budget in town history and increases spending for police, parks and maintains essential services.


New City – Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann today announced a flat town budget, with a zero percentage increase for 2024. Clarkstown is the only town in Rockland County to deliver no tax increase this year. 


Highlights of the 2024 proposed budget include:


-Flat budget, ZERO % tax increase

-Hires an additional Code Enforcement Officer, setting a record in Rockland for the largest town Code Enforcement Department in county history.

-Greenest budget in Town history – eliminates nearly 1 million pages of printed materials that will be shifted to online and digital formats saving taxpayers money and protecting our environment.

-Increases Police funding by 2.3%

-Increases Volunteer EMS funding by 13.9%

-Increases Parks and Recreation funding

-Maintains all essential services


Supervisor George Hoehmann stated, “Since day one, my main priority has been to protect Clarkstown taxpayers. That is why I am proud to deliver a flat budget with a zero percent tax increase. The 2024 budget includes an additional Code Enforcement Officer, making Clarkstown Code Enforcement the largest local Code Enforcement Department in the history of the county. The budget eliminates nearly 1 million pages of printed materials – ensuring the greenest budget in Town history. We increased spending for our renowned Police Department and Parks Department and maintained the top notch essential services that Clarkstown residents expect and deserve. Our 2024 budget protects taxpayers’ pocketbooks, neighborhoods, and safety.”


Hoehmann continued, “In my tenure as Supervisor, I am proud that this is our third flat budget, with two additional budgets that cut taxes. During these turbulent economic times this budget puts taxpayers first by maintaining the high level of local services Clarkstown residents are accustomed to while keeping taxes flat.”                                                                                                                                                 

The 2024 budget presentation will occur on Wednesday, October 4, 2023 at 7 PM. The 2024 budget covers the full 2024 fiscal year January 1 – December 31, 2024.