Thanks to Ann Rittenburg for passing along information on the hearing schedule for the town’s annual budget. Hearings will take place on three Saturdays: Jan 26, Feb. 2 and March 1. For those interested in funding for the schools, the big meeting on March 1 at the Chenery Middle School, during which the School Department will present its budget to the Board of Selectmen and the Warrant Committee’s Education Subcommittee. Parents should show their support for the schools by attending and taking the opportunity to express your support to the Selectmen and Warrant Committee members in attendance.
The schedule for the budget hearings is as follows:
SATURDAY, JANUARY 26th (Community Room of the Chenery Middle School):
8:30AM Treasurer/Collector/Pkg Clerk/Debt Service
9:00AM Health/Animal Control/Sealer/Veterans
9:30AM Youth Commission
9:45AM Council on Aging
10:00AM Community Development Administration, Engineering, & Building Inspection
11:15AM Public Works/Water&Sewer/Chapter 90
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2nd (Homer Building, Art Gallery (3rd Floor):
8:00AM Town Clerk/Elections
8:15AM Board of Selectmen/Administration/Legal
8:40AM Information Technology
9:00AM Emergency Management
9:15AM Police/Public Safety Communications
SATURDAY, MARCH 1st (Community Room of Chenery Middle School):
Exact times for agenda not yet set.
Likely, Minuteman Regional Vocational School will go first, right at 9:00, followed by the Belmont Public Schools at somewhere around 9:15 or 9:30. I’ll send more information as it becomes available.