Salisbury budgets get whittled down

SALISBURY — Both the Board of Education and Board of Selectmen  in Salisbury presented slimmer 2018-19  budget proposals to the Board of Finance on Tuesday, March 27. The finance board then voted to send the proposals to the public hearing April 9.

The selectmen’s proposal was for $6,611,560, an increase of $188,827 (2.9 percent). But the final amount was $6,609,060, after the selectmen agreed to remove a $2,500 line item under “stipend board member.” The item was a hold-over from many years ago.

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