With tag: municipal_budgets
Barre Mayor Proposes Budget Cuts
Thom Lauzon is asking for $196,000 in cuts, saying he wants to
consolidate departments - a move that would likely result in personnel layoffs.
Whiting Votes To Give Back To Disaster Relief Fund
Voters in the
small town of Whiting have decided to
make a donation to the state's Disaster Relief Fund equal to whatever money the
town gets from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to pay for Tropical
Storm Irene damages.
Athens Votes To Disband Library, Citing Expenses
Residents in the small Windham County town of Athens say they can no longer
afford their public library. Athens says it's hard to
maintain the library in a difficult economy with few grants and other
Rutland Lifts Boil-water Order
By Nina Keck
Rutland residents got good news Monday morning about their
drinking water. A major water main burst on Saturday, forcing the city
to require that all water be boiled.
In Montpelier, Voters To Weigh Tax Changes
By Kirk Carapezza
On Town Meeting Day, voters in Montpelier will consider proposed tax changes designed to raise revenue. Montpelier's City Council wants to implement a 1 percent local sales
tax as well as a 1 percent local rooms, meals and alcohol tax.
Hammering Out The Town Budget
By Jane Lindholm
We look at what goes into preparing a town budget and the steps it goes through for approval. Plus, two UVM professors discuss research exploring a link between a specific hormone and PTSD. And we hear the First Baptist Church of Brattleboro's 103-year-old Estey pipe organ.