Tag Archives: Board of Finance

Selectmen fill finance board vacancy  

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen on Monday appointed Steve Leeper to the Board of Finance. Leeper is filling the unexpired term of Joe Dowdell, who is facing criminal…

Officials shave town spending

Editor’s note: The date of the budget referendum was changed to June 20 after Monday’s meeting. The story has been updated to reflect the change. BEACON FALLS — After combing…

Vote on tap for Beacon Falls budget

Spending plan has larger impact on Chatfield Farms residents BEACON FALLS — Residents of Chatfield Farms came to speak out against a budget which disproportionately affects them at a hearing…

Spending down in borough

Officials reduce budget but mill rate expected to rise NAUGATUCK — Borough officials have crafted a budget that reduces spending slightly, but revenue questions mean the mill rate will likely…

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…