Mount Washington voters OK $560,000 town budget

Posted

MOUNT WASHINGTON — Voters approved a $560,000 annual town budget and other spending measures during Tuesday night's annual town meeting.

The meeting was attended by about 35 out of 129 registered voters and lasted 45 minutes. All 16 measures on the warrant were approved unanimously, said Select Board member Gail Garrett.

Voters approved $135,000 for a new 5500 truck for the Highway Department, $96,000 to reimburse charges associated with the town's broadband network and $42,186 to start a Mount Washington Broadband Network stabilization fund.

Residents also approved asking elected state officials to come up with a single-payer health care system similar to MassHealth to alleviate the insurance burden on small towns and businesses.

Kristin Palpini can be reached at kpalpini@berkshireeagle.com, @kristinpalpini.

Advertisements

TALK TO US

If you'd like to leave a comment (or a tip or a question) about this story with the editors, please email us. We also welcome letters to the editor for publication; you can do that by filling out our letters form and submitting it to the newsroom.




Powered by Creative Circle Media Solutions