Budget Committee, 11-21-17

Timestamps:

0:00:00 Call to Order / Pledge
0:00:45 Public comment (None)
0:01:20 PARKS AND REC
$36,761 Approved 7-0
0:6:40 CEMETERIES
$19,800 (Same as 2017) 6-0 (Guy abstained because he’s a cemetery trustee, even though he’s allowed to vote)
0:13:58 LIBRARY
Adding a $500 contingency line item (line has not existed until now)
0:23:00 $212,328 6-1 (Guy: No because committee has not voted on the personal administration budget and because a selectman — Bill Marcussen — voted to give his wife a raise.)
0:25:00 REVIEW MINUTES
0:26:30 REVIEW CORRESPONDENCE — Tax Rate
0:30:07 POLICE
Budget up 3.3%
Mostly salaries, also new equipment
0:33:20 purchasing used AR-15s: 2 Bushmasters, Colt
0:36:00 computers
0:42:00 $391,844 6-1 (Guy: No because committee has not voted on personal administration budget)
0:42:30 ROADS DEPARTMENT
1:04:20 Table ROADS budget to December 12 meeting
1:05:25 EXECUTIVE
New position Clerical Assistant
1:08:35 $99,630 6-1 (Guy: No, same reason)
1:09:05 ASSESSING
1:13:09 46,432 7-0
1:13:30 REVISIT LEGAL
Selectmen split it into different departments for more accurate accounting
1:14:55 TAX RATE BREAKDOWN ($10.77 / $1,000 assessed value)
1:20:16 HB 1452 (Ed Comeau)
1:24:01 Selectmen’s Update / Health Insurance
Anthem
1:29:25 CIP UPDATE
1:34:40 NEXT BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING DECEMBER 12
1:38:10 PUBLIC COMMENT
1:38:45 ADJOURNMENT

Published in Budget Committee
Max Ledoux

Author: Max Ledoux

I’ve lived in Tuftonboro since 2014. I grew up in Lisbon Falls, Maine (the Moxie capital of the world). I run tuftonboro.net.

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