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(iStock) The pandemic has hit New York City’s retail, office and hospitality sectors, a blow that could mean a steep drop in property taxes collected next year. The provisional tax assessment for 2022 shows that the appraised values ​​of these commercial properties have fallen 9.6% year over year, according to a Barclays report. And it …

The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities CCM ARP Advisory Services Committee was convened to provide municipal CEOs with a standing group of public and private sector experts designed to best help administer funding for the US bailout. In addition to developing best practices and resources for members, they will work on a case-by-case basis with CCM …

PALENVILLE – The Catskill Town board has voted to remove the temporary fence installed at the tannery bridge swimming hole and will consider other ways to keep the area under control after receiving more feedback public. After holding a city council meeting in Palenville on Wednesday and hearing comments from the public, council removed the …

HANOI, July 23 (Reuters) – Vietnam will extend the lockdown in Ho Chi Minh City until August 1 and impose tighter restrictions in the capital Hanoi from Saturday, as the Southeast Asian country battles its worst wave of COVID-19 infections. After successfully containing the virus for much of the pandemic, Vietnam faced a complicated outbreak …

Housing prices – particularly the price of single-family homes – in the Washington metro area have risen rapidly since COVID-related restrictions were first implemented in March 2020. The Home Price Index ( data, methodology) compiled by the Federal Housing Finance Agency, shows that single-family home prices (including appraised values ​​of homes bought and refinanced) in …

City council seeks comment on U.S. stimulus package Breean Beggs, chairman of Spokane City Council, no phone number available Thursday July 22, 2021 at 2:41 p.m. The city of Spokane has received more than $ 80 million in recovery funds under the Federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The council established a stimulus plan working …

Buses leaving the city of Texas in the midst of the border crisis are struggling to keep pace with business – as they are full of illegal immigrants released to the United States by overwhelmed border patrol officers, The Post has learned. Since the crisis erupted following President Biden’s election, the four bus companies that …

July 22, 2021 2:52 PM Brandon arbuckle Posted: July 22, 2021 2:52 PM Updated: July 22, 2021 3:14 PM Copyright 2019 by Channel 3000. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. MADISON, Wisconsin – The Madison Metropolitan School District has released its COVID-19 safety plan for the start of …

President of Blackstone Jonathan Gray (Blackstone and iStock) Blackstone pulled out of the hotels just in time. “It wasn’t because we anticipated the pandemic,” President Jonathan Gray said during the company’s second-quarter earnings call on Thursday. On the contrary, the investment giant has seen more promise in rental housing, life sciences and industrial buildings than …

SOUTH HADLEY – At a recent South Hadley board meeting, the town’s credit committee touched on what might have seemed a boring topic: liability insurance. But the rise in insurance premiums the committee questioned indicates an urgent problem facing cities and towns across the state: potential cyber attacks from hackers seeking to lock down municipal …