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June 19, 2013

Council finalizes budget for next fiscal year

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Noting that secretarial expenses for board meetings comes out of the general fund, Earls suggested that city officials review the fee-schedule paid by applicants.

He said that if higher fees were charged, costs for running board meetings could be self-sustaining rather than an expense for taxpayers.

No action was taken on the suggestion of reviewing the fee-structure for applicants to such panels at the Planning Board, Conservation Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals.

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