SATURDAY, May 11, 2:46 p.m.–“We do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate.” – Thomas Jefferson GOOD afternoon, Wilton! Town center is bustling […]
Vanderslice Warns: Get Ready for How Hartford will Impact Wilton’s FY2020 Budget
The State Looks to be the Biggest Challenge to Our FY2020 Budget This year’s biggest budget challenges aren’t likely to be the Board of Education’s requested increase of 1.35% nor […]
LOOK AHEAD: Superintendent to Present FY2020 Budget to Public Tonight
After a previous delay due to weather, Superintendent of Schools Kevin Smith is scheduled to present his proposed budget for FY2020 to the public tonight, at Middlebrook Auditorium at 7 […]
Public Hearings on Proposed Budgets for FY2020 THIS WEEK–Monday and Tuesday!
Wilton Citizens get to participate in and help set the Town’s budget every year–the process is designed to get citizens input. That begins tonight, Monday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m. […]
Bd. of Finance Has Some Wandering Eyes During BOS Budget Review
Wilton’s Board of Selectmen (BOS) joined the Board of Finance (BOF) for a special meeting Tuesday night, March 15 to review the BOS FY2023 budget proposal. While the BOF review is a […]
With More Favorable Revenue and Cost Assumptions, Wilton BOS Trims FY’23 Budget to 1.37% Increase
Wilton’s Board of Selectmen (BOS) met Tuesday evening, Feb. 22, and voted in favor of the latest budget proposed by First Selectwoman Lynne Vanderslice for FY2023. The roughly $33.9 million budget represents […]
Quad-Board Special Meeting Jump-starts Budget Discussions: Is a Mill Rate Increase — Possibly 4.19% — Inevitable?
In an unprecedented special meeting, the top leadership of four Wilton governing boards —the Board of Selectmen (BOS), Board of Finance (BOF), Board of Education (BOE), and Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) […]
With Only 4.23% Voter Turnout, Wilton’s Annual Town Budget Resultzzzzz….
The bigger story to come out of Saturday’s Annual Town Vote on the proposed budget for Wilton’s Fiscal Year 2022 isn’t whether or not it passed. What’s more newsworthy is […]
Proposed BOS Budget Unchallenged by Wilton Residents at Public Hearing
The public hearing on the FY2022 Board of Selectmen (BOS) budget took place last evening (Tuesday, March 30). The proposed BOS budget is just under $33.5 million, an increase of 1.73%, over […]
Public Missing from Public Hearing on FY’22 School Budget, as Only 20 or So Attend
The public hearing on the 2021-2022 Board of Education (BOE) budget took place last evening (Monday, March 29). But was anyone paying attention? Last night’s meeting was well-publicized and easily attended […]
With Calls For Investment in New Initiatives, BOS Budget Request Is Up 3.12% Over FY2021
The main agenda item at the Monday evening (March 1) meeting of the Wilton Board of Selectmen was the discussion of the FY2022 town budget proposal. First Selectwoman Lynne Vanderslice […]
BOF Approves FY2021 Budget Proposal with 3.77% Mill Rate Decrease, will Formalize Tuesday
One of the most unusual budget seasons is about to draw to a close, as the Board of Finance voted Monday night (June 1) to approve the revised FY2021 budget […]