Budget Committee | Meeting Summary | 10/29/20

The Litchfield Budget Committee met tonight (10/29/20) and all members were in attendance.

Mr. Cutter shared correspondence which included budget report from the town, budget member requests for items from the town, approved amended minutes, rec commission field bid, and school district expense reports. 

Town Business Updates Included:

-The following accounts were voted on by committee members for   

-Mosquito District 4411.2
-Other Insurance 4196
-General Government Building 4194.10
-Health Department 4411.10
-Ambulance 4215
-Fire 4220.10
-Hydrants 4220.90
-Code 4241.20
-Emergency Management 4290.10
-Police 4210.10
-Police Support 4210.50
-Animal Control 4414.10
-Personnel 4155

-The committee also reviewed projected revenues for 2021, as well as the current default budget and tax cap. 

School Business Updates Included:

-Mrs. Harrison provided an update on the budget process.  The board will be reviewing the budget this weekend as it is currently being prepared by the Superintendent and Business Administrator, with scheduled review next week. 

Member Input / New Business:

-Mrs. Harrison shared with the committee her desire for all groups to be on the same page working toward a common goal.  She reiterated that she supports the Board of Selectmen and Town Administrator in doing what they are elected / hired to do. 

The next Budget Committee meeting is scheduled for November 5 at 7:00pm, which continues the budget review process, focusing on the school budget.  A formal agenda will be provided as soon as it is finalized.

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