2023 Budget Meeting Minutes

Town of North Star

Budget Meeting

February 8, 2022

In attendance – Supervisor Gary Mantay, Supervisor Jan Keough, Supervisor Dick Dillon, Treasurer Donna Elsbury, Clerk Mary Hellman, Ray Barnes, Rod Saline

Supervisor Gary Mantay called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm at the North Star Town Hall.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited to the flag by all in attendance.

The board reviewed the 2022 Budget and reviewed the monies received and expenditures.

The board discussed each levy and agreed to the following levy totals to be presented at the annual meeting on 3/8/2022.  The totals are:

General – $23,213.00

Road & Bridge – $7500.00

Fire – $25,265.00

Building – $9715.00

Total:  $65,693.00 an increase of $1700.00 from the 2022 Budget.

 Increase in expenses found to be related to yearly North Star Website costs(new), and need for “HotSpot” at hall for internet access for town and fire business. There were also expected increases for property insurance, propane and Inland Marine Insurance costs.

Motion by Jan Keough, second by Dick Dillon to approve the proposed 2023 budget.  Discussion followed.  Vote: Jan- aye, Dick- aye, Gary- aye. 

Motion to adjourn was made by Gary, second by Dick. Vote: all ayes.

Meeting adjourned at 8:30 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Mary Hellman Town Clerk