Portsmouth budget hearing Tuesday, not tonight

Posted

PORTSMOUTH — The public will have its chance to comment on the proposed town budget for 2013-2014 at a hearing that starts at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at Portsmouth Middle School.

The date of the hearing was incorrectly reported as June 12 in last week's The Portsmouth Times. David Faucher, the town's finance and personnel director, said the hearing was originally scheduled to take place June 12 but was moved to the later date.

The Town Council has approved a provisional budget of $59.29 million, which represents a 2.2 percent increase over the current spending plan.

The various department heads had originally requested a budget package of $59.57 million, which Town Administrator John Klimm trimmed down to $59.22 million before presenting it to the council.

The entire provisional budget can be viewed or downloaded at the town's website, www.portsmouthri.com.

Comments

No comments on this story | Please log in to comment by clicking here
Please log in or register to add your comment

2016 by East Bay Newspapers

Barrington · Bristol · East Providence · Little Compton · Portsmouth · Prudence Island · Riverside · Rumford · Seekonk · Tiverton · Warren · Westport
Meet our staff
Mike Rego

Mike Rego has worked at East Bay Newspapers since 2001, helping the company launch The Westport Shorelines. He soon after became a Sports Editor, spending the next 10-plus years in that role before taking over as editor of The East Providence Post in February of 2012. To contact Mike to submit information, suggest story ideas or photo opportunities, etc., email mrego@eastbaynewspapers.com.