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Town of Rutland Budget Forum

Watch the town budget forum held on March 30th

INTRODUCTION (7:00 PM – approx. 7:45 PM)

Moderator/Facilitator, Randy Jordan – Welcome, Agenda & Ground Rules

Introductions & Overview (5 minutes each) *Additional 15 min. is allotted for Q&A.
  • Wayne Walker, Board of Selectmen - Public Services & Budget Constraints
  • Lyndon Nichols, Finance Committee - Budget Process
  • Harry Sechman, CIPC - Capital Process & Capital Needs
  • Town Administrator - Revenues Reality

TOWN DEPARTMENT PRESENTATIONS (approx. 7:45 PM – approx. 8:30 PM):
Overview of department services, service level history, prior and current years’ service impacts due to budget restrictions/reductions, FY17 funding needs to preserve level services (5 minutes each) * Additional 15 min. is allotted for Q&A.
  • DPW – Gary Kellaher, Superintendent
  • Police – Donald Haapakoski, Chief
  • Fire/EMS – Seth Knipe, Deputy Chief
  • Library – Kerry Remington, Director
  • WRSD – School Committee member – Charles Witkes
  • Treasurer/Collector – Rebecca Tuttle
  • COA – Nancy Nichols, Director
  • Additional department presentations (Notify the Selectmen’s office in advance if interested in presenting)

PUBLIC COMMENT, Q&A (approx. 8:30 PM)

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