The Sag Harbor Village Board last week unanimously adopted an $8.78 million budget for 2013-14—approximately $8.26 million for the general fund and $519,072 for the sewer fund.
Under the spending plan, Office David Driscoll, the police department's officer of the year, will be laid off to save money, and another police position will be eliminated.
Officer Driscoll, a member of the force for more than two years, was honored in January for leading the department in the number of DWI arrests and issuance of traffic tickets, in 2012. He is the odd man out because he was the most recently hired. Village documents list his base salary for this year at $102,701, his total salary as $113,811 and total compensation as $175,370.
Village Mayor Brian Gilbride and board members Robby Stein, Ed Gregory... more