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Legislators approve 2015 Erie County budget

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Posted at 11:34 PM, Dec 02, 2014
and last updated 2015-11-27 23:34:52-05

If you own property in Erie County, you will see a slight drop in your property taxes next year.

The 2015 Erie County budget was approved by the Legislature Tursday night and the average home owner will save almost $5 on their taxes.

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz says the $1.4 billion spending plan protects the services the public wants and deserves.

"Good libraries, good arts and culturals, a strong vibrant public health office incase of any issues and of course emergency services," said Poloncarz.

The budget was unanimously approved and cuts nearly $2.1 million from last year's budget.