Tag Archives: budgets

Local News
February 28, 2018

Education taxes: What you should know

By Michelle Monroe

Vermont’s education tax system is notoriously complex. When reviewing the school budgets presented prior to Town Meeting Day, here are some things to keep in mind.

All education taxes go into the Education Fund. Since the Brigham decision and the passage of…

Local News
December 21, 2017

Budgets in progress for Killington

By Evan Johnson KILLINGTON—Killington’s various town departments have been busy creating drafts of their budgets for the coming fiscal year. At a Select Board meeting Tuesday, Dec. 5, draft budgets were presented for the town clerk/treasurer, lister, highways, Killington Fire and Rescue, and capital budget.

Local News
November 29, 2017

Budgets in development for town departments

By Evan Johnson Killington’s offices have been busy preparing budgets for the coming fiscal year. At a town Select Board meeting Sept. 21, managers from Green Mountain National Golf Course, Killington Police Department, library, town listers and planning and zoning departments presented their progress on…

Local News
March 15, 2017

Voters fail to pass just 18 of 209 school budgets

By Tiffany Danit Pache, VTDigger

Gov. Phil Scott asked voters to reject increases in school spending on Town Meeting Day, but only 18 out of 209 budgets failed — fewer than half the number that were struck down in 2014 when calls for tax relief…