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Dunstable Police Department
Monday June 13th, 2016 :: 08:51 a.m. EDT


Please find list of major cuts as received through Town Administrator's Office should override fail.

FY 17 Budget Cuts – Special Town Meeting
June 14, 2016, Ballot Question June 30, 2016

No Override Budget Major Cuts

Proposed Budget Major Cuts

General Government
Assessing re-assessments cut 55%
Assessing Secretary reduced 1 day
Conservation Secretary reduced 1 day
Planning Board Secretary reduced 1 day
Selectmen’s Assistant reduced 1 day
Town Engineer cut 25% Town Engineer cut 25%

Public Safety
Police lay-off 1 officer
Police Part-Time wages cut 25%
Cruiser Repair cut 50% Cruiser Repair cut 50%
No replacement cruiser in FY 2017
Little day coverage for Fire
Fire building repairs eliminated
Fire Training Supplies cut 85%
Fire Department new equipment
Fire Chief Training cut 75% Fire Chief Training cut 75%
Emergency Management cut all supplies
Tree Warden property services cut 70%

GDRSD funded at $429,658 additional
(1.6M Carry Forward Costs)
GDRSD funded at $627,266 additional
(2.65M Revised Needs Assessment)

Public Works
Highway vehicle repair cut 8%
Highway Building repair cut 50% Highway Building repair cut 50%
Highway pick-up truck eliminated Highway pick-up truck eliminated
Highway replacement tires eliminated
Paving cut 70%
Transfer Station subsidy eliminated Transfer Station subsidy eliminated

Library, Parks, &
Library closes Fri. and Sat. (loss of 8 hrs.) Library closes Saturday (loss of 4 hours)
In addition there are smaller cuts to most departments.
Failed Override Budget $867,756

See Town Administrator for further information.

Dunstable Police Department
23 Pleasant St
Dunstable, MA 01827

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 978-649-7445

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