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It’s Budget Season!

Are you ready to find out exactly how your tax dollars will be spent?

Budget season truly comes in like lion and well, some may argue, goes out like a lion too (some may say out like lamb). Either way, as we welcome spring, we welcome the 2012-13 budget hearings, meetings and workshops.

, offers a budget boiler for those interested in learning about the process (see PDF).

As the season gets underway, we’ll keep you informed as meetings occur and you can always check out the Branford Budget Topic Page, which will be home to all things budget for the 2012-13 fiscal year.

Interested in the school budget? Check out the Branford Schools Budget Topic Page.

Last year the town’s decision-making body adopted the combined town-school budget at $93,657,715–$382,394 less than the . The mill rate was approved at 24.27.

If you’re interested in keeping up with how and where your tax dollars are spent, get out your notebooks and consider attending the upcoming budget events. Stay tuned to our topic page though the season as well.

Dana Schmidt, RN, IBCLC March 02, 2012 at 12:34 AM
I would like to see more sidewalks in our towns - especially on Featherbed Lane. And I would like to see more town use of Foote Park for events, school functions, fairs, etc.
Nicole Ball March 02, 2012 at 11:27 AM
Thanks for weighing in Dana.

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