PARIS — Voters at Monday's special town meeting will be asked to increase the town's legal spending limit.
The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Town Office. There are two articles on the warrant.
Voters will be asked to override Maine law limiting the growth of taxes and appropriations made by state, county, and municipal governments, and school administrative units.
“It is necessary to be overridden due to the loss of substantial revenue from the prior year's budget,” Town Manager Amy Bernard said Friday. “The loss of the one-time revenue totaling $422,000 the town chose to apply to offset taxes last year is the major factor (in) having to revisit this issue.”
Another factor, Bernard said Friday, is this fiscal year, which ends June 30, the town received $303,000 in state revenue sharing, but it expects to receive $202,000 for 2013-14.
Also, voters at the June 15 annual town meeting added more than $85,000 to the 2013-14 budget. Most of the money was for roads.