Litchfield Budget Committee | Meeting Summary | Oct 21, 2021

The Litchfield Budget Committee held a meeting at Town Hall on October 21st at 7pm.  Members in attendance were Andrew Cutter (Chair), John David Son (Vice Chair), Keri Douglas, William Hayes, Derek Barka, Scott Taylor, Kate Stevens, Christina Harrison (School Board Representative), and Robert Leary (Selectmen Representative). Also in attendance were Town Administrator Troy Brown, Finance Manager Karen White, Captain Thomas Scotti.

Public Input

There was no public input at this meeting.

The following department budgets were voted on at this meeting:

  • 4130.10 – Board of Selectmen
  • 4130.30 – Town Meeting
  • 4140.10 – Town Clerk
  • 4150.10 – Accounting
  • 4150.20 – Information Technology
  • 4150.40 – Tax Collection
  • 4152.10 – Revaluation of Property
  • 4153.10 – Legal Expenses
  • 4155 – Personnel Administration
  • 4191.10 – Planning Board
  • 4191.30 – Zoning Board
  • 4194.10 – General Government Building
  • 4195 – Cemeteries
  • 4196.90 – Other Insurance
  • 4197.10 – Advertising & Regional Associations
  • 4210.10 – Police – Administration
  • 4210.50 – Police – Support
  • 4125.10 – Ambulance
  • 4220.10 – Fire
  • 4220.90 – Hydrants
  • 4241.20 – Code Enforcement
  • 4290.10 – Emergency Management
  • 4311.10 – Road Agent
  • 4312.10- Road Maintenance
  • 4316.30 -Street Lighting
  • 4321.10 – Sanitation Administration
  • 4411.10 – Health Department
  • 4411.20 – Mosquito
  • 4414.10 – Animal Control
  • 4415 – Health Agencies
  • 4445.20 – Welfare Vendor Payments
  • 4520.10 – Parks and Recreation
  • 4550 – Library
  • 4583.10 – Patriotic Purposes
  • 4611.20 – Conservation Commission
  • 4723.10 – Debt Services

Overall the Budget Committee made $16,448 in reductions to the budget. The committee will review the Town Budget again in December.

Residents are encouraged to attend Budget Committee meetings in person at Town Hall unless otherwise stated.  Public input is also invited before meetings via email to Chair Andrew Cutter at acutter@litchfieldnh.gov.  Emails must include the commenter’s first and last name and address. 

As a reminder, Budget Committee responses to posts on social media are limited.  Past meetings can be viewed on the LitchfieldTV Youtube channel.

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