[click here for article]. Basically, the Erie County Agricultural Society pays little or no taxes on the property because of an 1856 law giving tax exemptions to display livestock on the property. As far as I understand, the Society pays about $12,000 a year in school taxes, about the equivalent of 8 modest homes in Hamburg. It seems as though Town Highway Supervisor, Tom Best is leading the charge to challenge the tax exemption status of the Agricultural Society.* My question is, where is the District? Do they not see that hopping on Mr. Best's bandwagon could greatly benefit them as well?
*The town board sued the Society decades ago and lost
NEW- THE FLEECING OF THE TAXPAYER- HODGSON RUSS LEGAL BILL
*****NEW****Click on link below to be directed to the Hodgson Russ Legal Bills Jan- May 2016- THE FLEECING OF THE TAXPAYER.https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B03Rg-d-K8EZYVRLTUxxVmpUNzA/view?usp=sharing