Tag Archives: Board of Finance

Funds for more help drive increase in budget request

NAUGATUCK — Public Works Director Jim Stewart is seeking to take a step closer to having a full complement of workers in the department. Stewart presented a $5.25 million budget…

Funding request met with mixed emotions

NAUGATUCK — When the borough moved to privatize the former Naugatuck Youth and Family Services several years ago, the plan was to diminish borough funding for its successor — Naugatuck…

School spending plan earns praise

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education’s proposed budget for 2017-18 received high marks from borough officials. The Board of Finance on Monday unanimously approved the school board’s proposed $61.7 million…

Audit shows surplus for Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — The town ended the 2015-16 fiscal year on a high fiscal note. An audit of the town’s finances showed Beacon Falls ended the fiscal year with a…

Raises for borough officials, employees OK’d

NAUGATUCK — The Joint Boards of Mayor and Burgesses and Board of Finance Monday night approved raises for 17 non-union employees and elected officials. The mayor, town clerk and the…

Police request 3.1% increase in budget

NAUGATUCK — Police officials presented the department’s $7.38 million budget request for the 2017-18 fiscal year Monday night to the Board of Finance. The request would increase the police department’s…

Solid staffing levels mean less spending

NAUGATUCK — Fire officials requested a budget that would decrease the department’s spending by more than 6 percent next fiscal year. On Monday, the Board of Finance approved the fire…

Finance board voices concerns on solar project

BEACON FALLS — As the Planning and Zoning Commission prepares to review plans for a solar panel project on Lopus Road, finance officials are warning the commission against moving forward…

Opening up a line of communication

NAUGATUCK — State and local officials came together last week to open up a dialogue on a host of issues. “My vision is just to open up the lines of…

Mill rate set to decrease

Meeting scheduled for May 26 to vote on town budget BEACON FALLS — Taxpayers in town will see a slight decrease in taxes if voters approve the budget officials presented…