SOUTHINGTON — What adjustments to town spending would you make?
Use the sliders to increase or decrease spending in different areas of the budget and see how the changes impact the tax rate. Share your thoughts in the comments.
BACKGROUND: The Board of Finance last month unanimously approved a budget of $95,312,329 for the Board of Education and a general government budget of $53.3 million. The Town Council must approve a final budget by May 14.
School Superintendent Timothy Connellan had sought a $97.3 million, an increase of about $3 million from the current year. In January, the school board approved a $96.8 million education spending plan.