Friday, May 27, 2016

"Incrementalism really is the way - the budget is more sustainable that way."

"After discussion on the staffing levels of local public safety departments, the Town Council voted to approve a $116.4 million operating budget for fiscal year 2017. 
The figure - a 2.5 percent increase over the $113.6 fiscal year 2016 budget - features $104.6 million to town departments and $11.8 million for the water, sewer and solid waste disposal enterprise funds. 
The council approved the budget Thursday night after the second of its two hearings on the topic. During the hearing, Police Chief Stephan Semerjian and Fire Chief Gary McCarraher discussed their department budgets of $5.1 million and $5.2 million, respectively."

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  • The budget document can be found here

Franklin Municipal Building
Franklin Municipal Building

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