Maylor recommended a
The budget plans for expected increases in retirement and health care costs.
Health insurance premiums are projected to increase by
Maylor said the town should expect the retirement costs to increase by the same rate for the next 20 years.
In addition to those cost increases, Maylor noted the town has seen an uptick in workers' compensation costs by 54 percent over the past two years due to increased claims.
Maylor said he was looking into reasons for the significant increase.
"I think we can improve training, on the job workplace training to address those costs," he said.
The recommended budget accounts for a small increase in water and sewer costs, which Maylor said would not result in an increase in rates, marking the sixth consecutive year without an increase.
Since 2012, the town has created multiple stabilization funds to increase reserves.
Maylor's budget outlined an increase in reserves from
For fiscal year 2018, he proposed creating a curriculum revolving fund, which would dedicate up to
Maylor also recommended putting
Included in the budget are the
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