Tag Archives: Board of Finance

Finance board turns efforts to paring requests

BEACON FALLS — Officials have their work cut out for them when it comes to crafting a municipal budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year. Department heads came before the Board…

Officials lay out capital requests

NAUGATUCK — A new fire engine, plow truck, and patrol cars are among the capital items borough officials are seeking funding for in the coming fiscal year. Representatives from the…

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…