The Public Hearing on the 2017 municipal budget will be held at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 in the first floor Council Chambers at 90 Monmouth Street. The draft budget was introduced at the March 22, 2017 Council meeting with a 2.9% increase. The Finance Committee continued to work on the document and has been able to amend and lower it to a 1.9% increase. Finance Committee Chair Linda Schwabenbauer noted that the tax levy is up just $41K in total since 2014, representing an increase of 0.3%, or one tenth the US inflation rate during that period.
A Powerpoint presentation highlighting key aspects of the budget and the budget process is attached.
2017 Budget Presentation