Friday, August 8, 2008

"most people just don't get it "

Posted Aug 08, 2008 @ 12:36 AM


The Financial Planning Committee last night outlined its mission, putting public education and communication in budgetary matters as top priorities, along with creating a three-year fiscal forecast.

The group was created by Town Council in response to citizens' calls for a long-term financial plan as frustration grew over repeated Proposition 2 1/2 tax override requests. The group was meant to serve as a proactive solution to the recurring fiscal deficits.

"I think education and communication are 95 percent of what our task is," said Councilor Stephen Whalen, a committee member.

"It's a reasonable goal to have a really strong educational component," Whalen said.

Read the full article in the Milford Daily News here

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