Mar 14

From the Town Administrator's Desk - March 14, 2019

Posted on March 14, 2019 at 9:08 AM by Elizabeth Dukes

As outlined last week, most of the articles at the April 1st Annual Town Meeting deal with budgets.  Most of the proposed expenditures are increased between 0.5% and 2.5% with a few exceptions on either end.  The Town’s operating budget is proposed to increase 2.36% and the Town’s share of the School operating budget is proposed to increase 2.76%.  Capital expenditures for FY2020 are a bit more complicated and warrant more detailed explanations.

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Mar 05

From the Town Administrator's Desk - March 7, 2019

Posted on March 5, 2019 at 1:44 PM by Elizabeth Dukes

Despite this week’s snowstorm, spring is just around the corner and our Annual Town Meeting, set for April 1st,will be here before we know it.  The warrant, that is, the list of items voters will be asked to vote on, was finalized at last Monday’s Selectmen’s Meeting.  In all, there are 20 articles to be put to a vote.

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Feb 28

From the Town Administrator's Desk - February 28, 2019

Posted on February 28, 2019 at 12:29 PM by Elizabeth Dukes

At Monday night's Selectmen's meeting, March 4, the Board will host a public forum on possible improvements to three intersections as part of our Complete Streets efforts. The three intersections are School & Central/Union, Beach & Union, and Summer & Washington/Sea.  A forth project that has received funding is the improvement of the sidewalk to Singing Beach.   Final decisions regarding the intersection changes will likely be made later in April.  The forum on Monday is to garner additional public input on preferred layouts. 

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