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Bellingham budget to be scrutinized

Posted by Martin Finucane March 9, 2007 10:25 AM

BELLINGHAM

The Finance Committee has scheduled meetings for the next several weeks on town department budgets and spring Town Meeting warrant articles.

The meetings start Monday with the town clerk, treasurer/collector, and assessor budgets. All meetings are at 7:15 p.m. Mondays. The agenda for the March 19 meeting includes discussion of a proposal to sell town land on Judy Lane. The town's inspectional services budget will also be scrutinized.

Town Administrator Denis Fraine told the committee at a recent meeting that he considered eliminating one inspector position but need for inspections has picked up and the inspectors' salaries are generally justified by the fees collected.

-- Alison O'Leary Murray

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