The Finance Committee, pursuant to the Town Charter, reviews all articles presented on the warrants for annual and special town meetings. The Committee analyzes requests for expenditures within the town and prepares written recommendations and explanations of the recommendations. At least one open hearing is held prior to a town meeting to receive comments from town residents.
The Finance Committee normally meets on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month in Room 201, Maynard Town Hall (195 Main Street).
Notices and Documents
Oct 2019 Special Town Meeting: The Finance Committee held a public hearing on October 21st at the Maynard Town Building, Room 201, to present background information and recommendations on warrant articles for the Special Town Meeting to be held on October 28th. All town residents were welcome and invited to attend. There was a question and answer period to help residents better understand the articles’ intent.
Please Note: The Finance Committee’s recommendations to Town Meeting voters (and accompanying statements of reasons/comments) for Articles 1-5 are included in the printed Warrant, available at the first link above (Article 1, page 5; Article 2, page 10; Article 3, page 12; Article 4, page 12; Article 5, pages 13-14). The recommendation and accompanying comments for Article 6 had not been finalized by the time that the Warrant went to press and so are provided in the second link listed below:
2019 Annual Town Meeting: The Finance Committee — in close collaboration with the Board of Selectmen, School Committee, Town Administrator, and other Town stakeholders — put together an analysis report, aimed at providing residents with a clear, concise, and accessible context for the operating budget proposals for the coming fiscal year: View the report.
FYI: A number of documents related to the Fiscal Year 2020 (FY2020) Budget Process can be found on the Board of Selectmen page.
- November 2018 Special Town Meeting Recommendations
- May 2018 Annual Town Meeting Recommendations
- 2017 Annual and Special Town Meeting Recommendations
- FY2018 Budget Review
- 2016 Annual and Special Town Meeting Recommendations
- FY2016 Budget Review
|Jillian Prendergast||Vice Chairman||2020|
You can contact the Finance Committee through the chair’s email: firstname.lastname@example.org