Basic Law of Budgeting: A Guide for Towns, Village Districts, and School Districts (2017)

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Basic Law of Budgeting: A Guide for Towns, Village Districts, and School Districts (2017)
Publication Date: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

140 pages

Table of Contents

  1. Appropriations, First Key Concept
  2. 'Gross Basis', Budgeting Second Key Concept
  3. Warrant Notice and Permissible Amendments, Third Key Concept
  4. No Spending Without an Appropriation, Fourth Key Concept
  5. When Do Appropriations Lapse?, Fifth Key Concept
  6. Transfers of Appropriations During the Year, Sixth Key Concept
  7. The 10 Percent Rule in Budget Committee Towns, Seventh Key Concept
  8. Appropriations Under the Official Ballot Referendum (SB 2) System
  9. Basic Town, Village District and School District Meeting Procedures
  10. Capital Improvement Plans: An Important Financial Planning Tool
  11. Understanding the Property Tax System
  12. State Aid to Municipalities

Appendix A: Custody and Expenditure of Common Town Funds

Appendix B: Fees, Licenses, Permits & Penalties

Appendix C: Financing Options

Appendix D: Assessed Value Illustrations

Appendix E: Tax Rate Impact Worksheet

Appendix F: State Aid to Municipalities

Appendix G: Timetable for Special Town Meeting

Index

Table of Cases

Table of Statutes