Town Budget Information

2019-2020 Town Budget Information

TOWN OF VOLUNTOWN

Notice of Annual Town Budget Meeting

The electors and citizens qualified to vote in the annual budget meeting of the Town of Voluntown are hereby warned that the annual budget meeting will be held on Tuesday May 21, 2019 at the Voluntown Elementary School, 195 Main St, in Voluntown, Connecticut, at 7:00 pm for the following purposes, to wit:

  1. To appropriate the funds necessary for the Board of Selectmen’s Budget for the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 in the amount of $1,964,077 (one million, nine hundred sixty-four thousand, seventy-seven dollars).
  2. To appropriate the funds necessary for the Board of Education Budget for the fiscal year 2019-2020 in the amount of $6,785,196 (six million, seven hundred eighty-five thousand, one hundred ninety-six dollars).
  3. To appropriate the funds necessary for the Capital Projects Budget for the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 in the amount of $200,000 (two hundred thousand dollars) from the unassigned fund.
  4. To set a tax rate and collection period for Fiscal Year 2019-2020.

At the Town Meeting on May 21, the Board of Selectmen will be moving items 1-3 of the meeting call to a vote at referendum to be held on June 4, 12PM-8PM. Absentee ballots will be available for those eligible to vote who will not be able to make the referendum due to work schedule or other accepted absentee ballot reasons.

Proposed 2019-2020 General Government Budget and Capital Improvement Program Budget FY19/20

Note: The Capital Improvement Program Budget is funded from the designated fund with additional revenue received from FY18/19 per the Town of Voluntown General Fund Balance Policy. It is not included in Government Budget and is not included in the mill rate.

To view the Board of Education Budget, visit their website page.

Capital Improvement Program 2020-2025, passed by BOS on 5/7/19

Audit Reports (at the top of the page- see Entity- put Voluntown, for Type choose Municipality, click on Refine)

Proposed First Selectman Annual Town Meeting PowerPoint presentation. 

The Presentation from the Government Budget Hearing is below.