Adopted District Detail Budget 2020
Adopted District Summary Budget 2020
Region 7 Budget Hearing Notice
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Residents of Colebrook:
The Board of Finance will hold its budget hearing online this year on Thursday, April 16, 2020, at 7:00 p.m.
The hearing will be conducted on Zoom, and all residents are invited to participate using the following link: us02web.zoom.us/j/84111123114?pwd=N29xT1Mxc2JhWDVJQ0g2LzBnWUVWQT09
The meeting ID is 841 1112 3114, and the password is 991137.
Attached here are a one-page summary of the 2020-21 budget and a copy of the budget presentation that will be used on April 16. These materials, together with full detail for the budgets of the Selectmen and the Board of Education, are also available at the Town Hall and on the town website: www.townofcolebrook.org.
If you cannot participate in the online hearing, please feel free to contract me by email or phone with any questions or comments. I can be reached at email@example.com or 860-379-6541.
The budget referendum that had been scheduled for May 4th is also cancelled. Instead, the Selectmen and the Board of Finance will approve the 2020-21 budget jointly, as authorized by executive order of Governor Lamont. Your questions and comments that are received by April 30th will be considered in the approval process.
James Millar Chairman Board of Finance
Town of Colebrook
Notice of Budget Hearing
The Board of Finance of the Town of Colebrook, Connecticut, hereby notifies all electors and citizens entitled to vote at town meetings in the Town of Colebrook that the Board of Finance will hold a public budget hearing on Thursday, April 16, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be conducted online as authorized by executive order of Governor Lamont. Dial-in information and other materials will be distributed prior to the meeting via the town email list and will be available at the Town Hall and on the town website. At that meeting, itemized estimates of the expenditures proposed for the town during the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2020 will be presented; and the Board of Finance will hear all persons who wish to be heard regarding appropriations they want the board to recommend to the town or reject.
Dated at Colebrook, Connecticut, this 6th day of April 2020.
James Millar Chairman Board of Finance
Capital Improvement Plan Budget
Colebrook Consolidated School Budget
Executive Order 7I Sections 12, 13, and 14 reads:
12. Extension of Budget Adoption Deadlines – Additional Municipal Bodies. For purposes of the provisions set forth under Executive Order 7C, paragraph 5, regarding “Extension of Municipal Budget Adoption Deadlines,” as well as for the provisions set forth in this order, the term “municipal” or “municipality” shall include all municipalities and quasi-municipal corporations, whether created by statute, ordinance, charter, legislative or special act, including but not limited to any town, city or borough, whether consolidated or unconsolidated, any village, school, sewer, fire, lighting, special services or special taxing districts, beach or improvement association, any regional water or resource recovery authority or any other political subdivision of the state or of any municipality having the power to make appropriations or to levy assessments or taxes.
13. Suspension of In-Person Budget Adoption Requirements for Municipalities. Notwithstanding any contrary provision of the Connecticut General Statutes, including Title 7, or any special act, municipal charter or ordinance that conflicts with this order, the legislative body of a municipality or, in a municipality where the legislative body is a town meeting, the board of selectmen, shall authorize the budget-making authority within said municipality to adopt a budget for the July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021 fiscal year and to set a mill rate sufficient, in addition to the other estimated yearly income of such town and in addition to such revenue surplus, if any, as may be appropriated, not only to pay the expenses of the municipality for said fiscal year, but also to absorb the revenue deficit of such town, if any, at the beginning of said fiscal year without holding votes required by charter or without complying with any in-person budget adoption requirements, including but not limited to, annual town meetings requiring votes, referendum, and special town meetings. In so acting, the budget-making authority of the municipality shall comply with public meeting requirements consistent with requirements set f011h in Executive Order 7B and shall thereby take all reasonable steps to publicize the draft municipal budget for said fiscal year and to receive public comment thereon, including but not limited to publishing draft budgets on the website and providing an email address or other means for the public to submit timely comments on the proposed budget.
14. Suspension of In-Person Budget Adoption Requirements for Regional Boards of Education. Notwithstanding any contrary provision of the Connecticut General Statutes, including Title I 0, or any special act, regional plan, municipal charter or ordinance that conflicts with this order, any regional board of education shall adopt a budget for the July I, 2020 – June 30, 2021 fiscal year which otherwise complies with the requirements of Section 10-51 of the Connecticut General Statutes without complying with any in-person budget adoption requirements, including but not limited, annual district budget meetings requiring votes, referendum, and special district meetings. In so acting, the regional board of education shall comply with public meeting requirements consistent with requirements set forth in Executive Order 7B and take all reasonable steps to publicize the proposed budget for said fiscal year and to receive public comment thereon, including but not limited to publishing draft budgets on the website and providing an email address or other means for the public to submit timely comments on the proposed budget.