tax increaase

Revised tax increase in Fairfield

First Selectman Mike Tetreau and Board of Finance (BOF) Chair Tom Flynn announced today that, primarily as a result of ongoing administrative initiatives, reduced health care costs and operational adjustments on the town-side, the Town has been able to reduce the proposed budget increase to approximately 4.8%. The Town budget process is a continuous work in progress from the time of the initial budget meetings in October through the final Representative Town Meeting (RTM) vote in early May. At each and every step of this crucial process, the Town uses the latest available information and continues to work on refining the budget numbers. The original 6.4% proposal has undergone several significant changes.  The First Selectman and Superintendent of Schools have…

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