Tag Archives: Board of Finance

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…