05/15/2013 - Voters approved the $22.5 million school budget adopted by the Town Council last month in a validation election May 14 [news story]. The majority of voters said they believed the amount was "acceptable", and an overwhelming majority said they wished to continue the validation process through 2016
04/29/2013 - The Town Council adopted a $33.2 million combined muncipal budget, which includes expenditures for town, school, county and Community Services [news story]. A validation vote on the approved $22.5 million school budget is scheduled for Tuesday, May 14, 7 a.m.-8 p.m. at Cape Elizabeth High School [news story]
04/12/2013 - A public hearing on a combined $33.2 million municipal budget, including town, school, county and Community Services expenditures, will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2013, at Town Hall. [agenda][budget summary and tax impact]. A citizen vote on the school budget will be May 14, 2013.
04/11/2013 - The Town Council will meet as the Finance Committee on April 11, 2013 and set a public hearing on the budget for Monday, April 29, 7 p.m. at Town Hall.
04/05/2013 - The School Board has completed budget deliberations and will present a $22.5 million school spending proposal for 2013-14 to the Town Council's Finance Committee April 10, 2013, 7 p.m. at Town Hall. [news article]. The council will take public comment on any aspect of the 2013-14 budget at their meeting April 8.
03/15/2013 - The Town Council Finance Committee completed workshop review of the fiscal 2014 proposed municipal budget and will not meet March 20. Residents will have an opportunity to comment on the budget at the council's April 8 regular meeting ... the School Board has revised its budget review shedule and set school budget adoption for March 28, 6:30 p.m. in the High School library (see revised adoption schedule)
03/05/2013 - Town Council Finance Committee review of municipal budget accounts 300 and 640-660 and Special Funds, originally scheduled for March 20, will instead occur after the regular Town Council meeting on March 11.
02/28/2013 - Town Manager Michael McGovern is proposing a $9 million municipal budget for 2013-14 that provides for daytime rescue personnel coverage and a $100,000 increase in spending for capital needs.
02/27/2013 - The School Board took a first look at a proposed $22.5 million budget for 2013-14 in a workshop meeting Feb. 26, 2013. The budget proposal is up 3.3 percent over this year, but $300,000 - nearly half of the $712,261 increase - represents retirement costs that are no longer part of the state's proposed spending plan. For details please see the School Department's Budget web pages.
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