You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.


Panel urges budgets with no increases

Continue reading below

The town’s Finance Committee has issued a written request to all department heads for budget proposals with no increases over this year’s figures, with its reasons including low population growth, lack of an anticipated increase in state aid, and debt already imposed by the recently completed Carlisle Public School construction project, and the rebuilding project underway at Concord-Carlisle Regional High School. The request for a flat or lower budget for the 2015 fiscal year does not extend to standard salary increases or contractual increases. The letter is a preliminary step in the Finance Committee’s budget planning process. A final guideline will be issued in December, followed by discussions with the town departments in drafting a recommended spending plan that will be forwarded to selectmen in the spring. The budget will be set by Town Meeting in May.

Loading comments...
Want each day's news headlines delivered fresh to your
inbox every morning? Just connect with us
in one of the following ways:
Please enter a valid email will never post anything without asking.
Privacy Policy
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of