Tag Archives: budget

School board transfers funds to absorb cuts

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week transferred $939,279 to contingency to cover cuts in state education funding. A prolonged state budget stalemate came to an…

State’s request irks municipal leaders

A request from the state for financial information from municipalities isn’t sitting well with local leaders. In an Aug. 2 letter to Office of Policy Management Secretary Benjamin Barnes, Gov….

Budget impasse leaves towns waiting, wondering

As the state budget stalemate continues in Hartford, municipalities and school districts are left playing a waiting game. “I’ve held off on some major road construction projects. I am being…

Recount confirms budget vote in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — After a recount of the 828 votes cast in a budget referendum on June 20, the outcome remains the same: the budget passed 415 yes to 413…

Council sets mill rate

Towns playing guessing game with state revenue PROSPECT — Weeks after the town’s budget was approved, the Town Council on Monday set the mill rate for the 2017-18 fiscal year…

Budget passes on 2nd try

Recount needed to confirm results of vote BEACON FALLS — The town’s $6.75 million municipal budget for 2017-18 passed by a razor-thin margin at a referendum on Tuesday. Voters approved…

Budget referendum coming up  

BEACON FALLS — A referendum to vote on the town’s revised 2017-18 municipal budget proposal will be held June 20. Voting will take place in the gym at Laurel Ledge…

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…

Voters reject town budget

BEACON FALLS — Residents last week overwhelmingly rejected the proposed 2017-18 municipal budget by more than a two-to-one margin at a town meeting. The proposed $6.82 million town budget was…

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…