YONKERS, NY — Mayor Phil Amicone and members of the City Council* have reached a deal on the Fiscal Year 2012 Budget that will include more money for the Yonkers Public Schools to help save some educational programs. The budget deal will not raise property taxes beyond the 4.8% increase that was originally proposed in the mayor's Executive Budget. City officials will hold a news conference tomorrow, Thursday, June 23rd at 10:00 a.m. to announce the details. Schools Superintendent Bernard Pierorazio is also expected to attend.
The press conference will be held in the Mayor's Reception Room on the second floor of Yonkers City Hall. All will be available for questions and one-on-one interviews.
* Councilwoman Joan Gronowski this morning departed for a destination outside the state. Her plans had been forwarded to City Hall and the Yonkers City Council over one week ago.
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