Town starts 2018 Budget process

Today Deputy Mayor Henderson called for public input to the Town’s 2018 budget – that’s operating and Capital but excluding the Police and Library.  The target limit on the increase in spending is 2.5% but the corresponding levy would increase by no more than 1.4% – the implication is that the tax base has grown by the difference.  That is, the Town component of our tax bills is targeted to go up by 1.4% compared to the expected inflation rate for 2017 of 1.6%. The first meeting will be on October 12 at 1:00 pm when Council will hear from staff what they want to spend money on.  Presentations from the public will then be accepted on October 25th at… Read complete articleTown starts 2018 Budget process