Tag Archives: Board of Finance

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Boards OK budget proposal

Mayor encouraging referendum to buy more time NAUGATUCK — Borough officials are moving forward with a budget proposal that would increase the mill rate more than 4 mills. After deliberating…

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Finance board gets look at school budget

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Finance tentatively approved the Board of Education’s $61.7 million spending plan Monday during a budget workshop. The proposed 2015-16 school budget doesn’t increase spending. “This…

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Beacon Falls budget ends with surplus

BEACON FALLS — An audit showed the town’s $6.2 million 2014-15 budget finished with a surplus of $357,000. The Board of Finance approved the audit last month. Board of Finance…

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Finance board chairman stepping aside

BEACON FALLS — After more than two decades of public service, Jack Levine is planning to step aside this month. Levine, 71, currently serves as the chairman of the Board…

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Board voices frustration with school spending

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Finance has raised issues with school spending after budget surpluses have increased each of the last three years. In a letter dated Aug. 24…

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Board recommends appraisal of school

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Finance wants the town to get its own appraisal of Community School in Prospect before the Region 16 school district moves forward with selling…

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Finance board sets mill rate

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Finance set the mill rate for the 2015-16 fiscal year at a meeting last week. The mill rate was set at 33.4, which is…

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Borough officials send budget to hearing

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials have backed a $116 million budget for fiscal year 2015-16. The Joint Boards of Finance and Mayor and Burgesses approved the spending plan, which is an…

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Town budget sent to vote

BEACON FALLS — About a dozen people turned out for a public hearing last week on the proposed 2015-16 municipal budget. The budget proposal is $6.23 million, an increase of…

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Library officials request no increase

NAUGATUCK — The Whittemore Library will be moving forward with its current funding level. Library officials presented their 2015-16 budget request to the Board of Finance Monday night. The request…