Plattsburgh mayor pitches budget; public hearing scheduled for Thursday

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) Plattsburgh residents can provide input on the proposed city budget at a hearing Thursday.

Mayor Colin Read has pitched a budget for 2021 but warns there is great uncertainty because of the pandemic.

"The budget this year must formulate realistic assumptions that guide our decisions," said Read, D-Plattsburgh.

He says the budget focuses on finding efficiencies, encouraging partnerships and maintaining essential services.

Thursday's meeting starts at 5 p.m.