Budget Committee | Meeting Summary | 10/15/20

The Litchfield Budget Committee met tonight (10/15/20) and all members were in attendance.

Mr. Cutter shared correspondence which included enrollment confirmation from the school district, 2021 draft warrant articles, edits and modifications to October 1 minutes. 

October 1st minutes and October 8th minutes were deferred pending review of edits until next week.   

Town Business Updates Included:

-The following accounts were presented by Mr. Brown and the department heads and discussion took place on various line items in those accounts with questions from members of the committee. 

            -Health Department – 4411.10
            -Ambulance – 4215.10
            -Fire Administration – 4220.10
            -Fire Hydrants – 4220.90
            -Code Enforcement – 4241.20
            -Emergency Management – 4290.10
            -Police Administration – 4210.10
            -Police Support Services – 4210.50
            -Animal Control – 4414.10
            -Personnel Administration – 4155.10

-The committee also reviewed the preliminary revenue estimates and preliminary default budget calculation.   

Member Input / New Business:

-Mrs. Douglas asked a question in regards to an overspend on staffing for GMS in the school budget, and Mrs. Harrison explained that was a manual entry error and the explanation would be forwarded to the committee.

The next Budget Committee meeting is scheduled for October 22 at 7:00pm, which continues the budget review process.  A formal agenda will be provided as soon as it is finalized.

As a reminder, Budget Committee responses to posts on social media are not permitted. 

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