Town Budget Workshop for the proposed
The Board of Selectmen hold special public
meetings to prepare next year’s Town budgets that will be presented to
voters for approval on May 12th. The Board holds workshops
with Town department heads, to discuss their proposed budgets with the
Selectmen. Discussions of the budgets for the Board of Education, Public
Library and Public Works Departments and the Capital Budget, proposed
for 2014-2015, take place on Wednesday March 26th. Other budgets were
discussed on March 19th. The workshop begins at 7:00 pm in
the Mary Flood Room of the Portland Library.
Budget deliberations are currently
scheduled to take place on April 1st and 2nd. At these public
meetings changes may be made to the First Selectwoman’s proposed budget.
On Monday, May 5th, a public
hearing of the budget proposal takes place at Portland High School, one
week prior to the budget referendum at which the voters may approve the
The Budget Referendum takes place at the
Portland Senior Center from 6 am to 8 pm on MONDAY, May 12th.