Tag: budget

3.19% budget hike approved by city

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The City Council and Board of Finance approved the 2019-2020 general fund budget of $200,614,740, with a mill rate of 38.05, at the joint meeting held on Monday, May 20. The budget is a hike from…

3.6 percent budget hike up for approval

By TAYLOR MURCHISON -GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Board of Finance met on Tuesday, April 23, to approve the $200.6 million-plus fiscal year 2019/20 budget recommendations that calls for a 3.6 percent tax increase. The finance board will seek approval of…

Mayor lays out priorities

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu released her legislative priorities for the City of Bristol, a list of bills in the Connecticut House and Senate that she feels mirror the interests of the city. Zoppo-Sassu described the five page…

Grand list sees increases across board

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The City of Bristol has released the 2019 grand list, which saw net increases in real estate, personal property, and motor vehicles, as well as an increase of $6,158,256 overall. The net grand list total value…

Finance board sets down budget timeline

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Board of Finance approved the budget calendar for fiscal year 2019-20 put forth by City Comptroller, Diane Waldron, and her office. As of the November meeting, no budget hearing dates have been set. All…

Financiers OK 2014-15 budget

If city leaders approve the proposed budget for the next fiscal year, residents would see an increase on their property tax bills. Last Tuesday, the Finance Board unanimously approved a budget totaling $186,344,595, which includes the Board of Education’s proposed…

Hospitals take fight over budget to capitol

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER HARTFORD– Hundreds of hospital workers attended Hospital Day at the state capital to advocate for hospital funding that is expected to be cut under the governor’s proposed budget. While advocates for the governor’s budget say…

City budget season in full swing

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER Budget season for the next fiscal year has already begun in Bristol, with the Board of Finance hearing from city departments on financial requests for the coming year. Last week, the finance board began its…