New Gloucester Budget Getting Final Review Wed. March 13 — Sun Journal

By Ellie Fellers – Special to the Sun Journal – March 8

NEW GLOUCESTER — The Budget Committee will conduct a final review of the 2019-20 budget at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Meeting House.

The proposal stands at $3.03 million, not including a possible $700,000 for public safety. Projected revenues are $2.63 million.

The 2018-19 budget was $3.18 million.

The rescue budget is $180,430 and the Fire Department’s is $196,429 for a total of $376,859. Ambulance transport revenues are $97,500.

Other department amounts and comparisons to last year are: Administration, $323,000, an increase of $23,000; public works, $762,500, an increase of $31,623; parks and recreation, $139,000, an increase of $79,600; benefits, $198,000, an increase of $23,800; and insurance, $450,100, an increase of $14,250.

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