Board of Finance

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Audio Recording for April 13, 2020 Special Meeting
Zoom Meeting for April 20, 2020 Regular Meeting
Zoom Meeting for April 27, 2020 Special Meeting
Zoom Meeting for May 7, 2020 Special Meeting
Zoom Meeting for May 15, 2020 Special Meeting
Zoom Meeting for May 18, 2020 Regular Meeting
Zoom Meeting for June 15, 2020 Regular Meeting
Zoom Meeting for July 20, 2020 Regular Meeting
Zoom Meeting for August 17, 2020 Regular Meeting
Zoom Meeting for September 21, 2020 Regular Meeting
Zoom Meeting for October 19, 2020 Regular Meeting
Zoom Meeting for November 17, 2020 Regular Meeting
Zoom Meeting for December 21, 2020 Regular Meeting
Zoom Meeting for January 19, 2021 Regular Meeting
Zoom Meeting for February 18, 2021 Regular Meeting
Zoom Meeting for March 2, 2021 Budget Public Hearing
Zoom Meeting for March 4, 2021 Budget Workshop 
Zoom Meeting for March 15, 2021 Regular Meeting
Zoom Meeting for April 19, 2021 Regular Meeting
Zoom Meeting for May 17, 2021 Regular Meeting
Zoom Meeting for June 21, 2021 Regular Meeting
Zoom Meeting for July 19, 2021 Regular Meeting

Name Term Phone Address
Meghan Scanlon (D) 11/05/2019 to 11/07/2023 405 North River Street
Michael Ayles (Chair-D) 11/05/2019 to 11/07/2023 (203) 640-2557 446 Old Whitfield Street, Unit G
Robert Hartmann (R) 11/05/2019 to 11/07/2023 (203) 453-8925 871 Nut Plains Road
Veronica Wallace (D) 11/7/2017 to 11/02/2021 (203) 671-6493 386 North River Street
Jonathan Trotta (R) 11/07/2017 to 11/02/2021 (703) 624-7216 74 Bayberry Lane
Jeffrey Beatty (R) 11/07/2017 to 11/02/2021 (203) 453-0005 303 Murray Lane
Ken Gamerman (D) 11/07/2017 to 11/02/2021 (203) 458-9054 88 Sconset Lane

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2021-2022 Budget Information

Proposed Town and School Budget

Town Budget Presentation
Board of Selectmen Approved Budget

BOE Budget Information

At its March 4, 2021 Workshop Meeting, the Board of Finance made a $50,000 reduction to the Town Budget, a $50,000 Reduction to the Board of Education Budget and is using $50,000 from the undesignated fund to offset the tax increase, which will be .95% tax increase or an increase of .31 mills.  The current mill rate is 32.31 and if the budget is approved at Referendum the new mill rate will be 32.62.

The Board of Finance has two budget workshops scheduled for March 4 and 8, 7:30 p.m. via Zoom to discuss and take action on the final budget.  Meeting link information can be found under the meeting event calendar.

ESTABLISHED: Established by section 2-6(e) of the Town Charter

CHARGE/DUTIES: The Board of Finance is charged with preparing an annual budget for consideration by the public, setting an annual mil rate, overseeing the expenditure of town and Board of Education budgeted funds, and annually designating an independent public accounting firm to audit the Towns books and accounts.

ELECTED/APPOINTED: Elected in regular Town elections with candidates proposed by the Town’s political parties.

MEMBERSHIP: Seven regular members. Chairman is the only officer.

LENGTH OF TERM: Four-year terms

MEETING DATE/TIME/PLACE: Regular meetings are held on the third Monday of every month, 7:30 p.m., at the Nathanael B. Greene Community Center.

EXPERIENCE AND/OR INTEREST NECESSARY/PREFERRED TO BE A MEMBER: Members should have a background in financial management. Members may not hold any other office or employment with the Town government.