WILTON — Voters will consider a $2.09 million budget at the annual town meeting Monday, June 20.

It starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Academy Hill School cafeteria. Selectpersons will serve residents a barbecue supper at 5:30 p.m.

Selectpersons and Finance Committee members recommend $15,000 for waste treatment plant debt and $15,000 from the Tax Increment Financing District. The amount would be partial payment on the loan for the plant upgrade.  

The two panels differ on recommendations for the Wilton Free Public Library, Safe Voices, the Wilton Area Food Pantry and the Highway Department.

The library requested $109,675, which includes a 2 percent pay raise for staff. Selectpersons recommend $108,000; the committee recommends the requested amount.

For Safe Voices, the board recommends nothing; the committee favors the requested $3,000. For the food pantry, board recommends $2,300; the committee favors the $2,500 requested. For the Highway Department, the board recommends trimming $5,000 for fuel, based on usage this year.


Both panels recommend no funding for the American Red Cross, Work First and LifeFlight.

Voters will also consider:

• Appropriating $50,000 from undesignated funds for a building demolition account.

• Appropriating $20,000 for a Kineowatha Park lake retaining wall account. Money from the undesignated fund balance would also be used.

• Appropriating $10,000 to repair to the Wilson Lake retaining wall at the foot of the lake. Money from the undesignated fund balance would also be used.

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