The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, May 20, 2005


Town Meeting Article 3:
Operating budget

The Finance Committee is recommending approval of this article, which encompasses the operating budget for the town. The Finance Committee, working with the various town departments, has prepared a budget that is "balanced" (that is, expenses are balanced by receipts) and accounts for a 3% increase in the cost of salaries and wages and 1.5% increase in non-wage costs.

Overall, the budget exceeds FY 2005 (the year ending on June 30

Included in the recommended budget are increases in the school budgets of $107,000 for CCHS; $97,000 from the middle school; and $47,000 from Minuteman Regional High School. The DPW receives an additional employee. Not included are the expanded hours for the Town Clerk, which is taken up in Article 4.

2005 The Carlisle Mosquito