Dec 13

From the Town Administrator's Desk - December 14, 2017

Posted on December 13, 2017 at 9:44 AM by Elizabeth Dukes

At Monday’s Selectmen’s Meeting, the Town’s Preliminary Budget for FY19, which starts July 1, 2018, will be presented at 7PM.  This preliminary budget has been compiled by Department leaders and me with an initial review by the Finance Committee members who are teamed up with a particular department.  This budget will be further reviewed and refined during January and February by the Board of Selectmen and Finance Committee in preparation for the Annual Town Meeting where voters will have the final say on town expenditures for the new fiscal year.



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Nov 16

From the Town Administrator's Desk - November 16, 2017

Posted on November 16, 2017 at 3:33 PM by Elizabeth Dukes

Staff Updates: Traditionally a town’s work force is fairly stable.  Most staff are dedicated workers who typically spend much of their working career with the same municipality.  This is true in Manchester as we have many town employees who have worked for 20 to 30 years or more for the Town.  Their commitment to the Town is commendable and greatly appreciated. 

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Nov 07

From the Town Administrator's Desk - November 9, 2017

Posted on November 7, 2017 at 8:41 PM by Melanie Oldeman


Your input is needed!  The work on the Town’s new Master Plan is entering a critical phase and the committee has a final survey that residents are urged to fill out online. A large response rate is essential to ensure that we are capturing the collective viewpoint of the community. This is important as the Master Plan will prescribe specific action steps that will shape the look and feel of the community for years to come as well as influence the financial resources we have available going forward. 

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