The fire department contract comes in under the tax cap. The highway budget did not, but still modest compared to the town.
Regarding the misinformation bandied about on tax breaks for emergency services, they do get a property tax exemption, and a length of service award. I don’t know how much each is, but I’m sure you can find out the tax exemption from the assessor’s office, and the length of service award from the finance director.
Camp contract – $70,195.
Camp employees – $129,600
Camp equipment – $1800
Camp supplies – $35000
Camp fees projected – $200k
A1990.400 Contingent Account $50k