Highland Falls files petition to dissolve government

The move follows years of talks to consolidate services and save taxpayer money.

News 12 Staff

Jul 2, 2021, 7:28 PM

Updated 1,112 days ago

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Highland Falls is the latest village in Hudson Valley with a petition to dissolve its government.The petition was filed Thursday to dissolve the 115-year-old village into the Town of Highlands.
The move follows years of talks to consolidate services and save taxpayer money.
If approved by voters, village government -- including its police force and municipal services -- would be dissolved.
A similar petition was passed in Rockland to dissolve the village of South Nyack.
News 12 has reached out to Highland Falls Mayor Joe Donofrio for comment.


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