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Posted on: January 26, 2024

New From the Desk of the Select Board - January 23, 2024 Update!

New from the Desk of the Select Board - January 23, 2024 Update

  1.  Update on Fiscal Year 2025 Budget

    • Kevin Mizikar, Town Manager, provided the Select Board and the community an update on the Fiscal Year 2025 budget process specifically related to departmental budgets.
      The Town is still working through departmental budget requests. He noted that the preliminary numbers for the Governor's budget show that the Governor will provide a 3% increase to unrestricted general government aid, which exceeded expectations.
      To view the full update visit the Shrewsbury Media Connection YouTube page.
  2. Update on American Rescue Plan Act Funding

    • Ms. Alexandria Martinez, Management Analyst, provided the Board and the Community an update on the American Rescue Plan Act.
      Ms. Martinez noted that despite effots to make changes at the US Treasury, funds must be put under contract or “spent”  by December 31, 2024.  This may require the Board to alter several areas of the current plan.  
      The full update can be viewed online on the Shrewsbury Media Connection YouTube Page.
  3. January 2024 Snow Reports

    • Mr. Nick Repekta, Highway Division Manager, provided the Select Board and the Community with two snow reports related to the weather events from January 5, 2024 - January 11, 2024 and January 16, 2024 - January 17, 2024.
      The snow reports can be found on the Town website in full.
  4. Town Meeting Member Forum

    • Interested in becoming a Town Meeting Member? Join us February 8th at 7PM at Oak Middle School for our second annual Town Meeting Member Interest Forum. Representatives from Town Meeting and other Town Officials will be present to answer questions and help the community learn more about its legislative body. We hope to see you there!
  5. Select Board Office Hours Reminder

    • The Board will be holding Office Hours on February 13, 2024 from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM in the Conference Room A at the Town Hall

Recording of the January 23, 2024 Meeting  - Full Meeting

Next Regularly Scheduled Meeting: February 13, 2024 at 7:00 PM

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New from the Desk of the Select Board - January 23, 2024 Update by Taylor Galusha

From the Desk of the Select Board
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