While Derry’s Town Councilors agree on the need to reduce taxes, they have a philosophical difference on how to get there. In a Special Town Council meeting Jan. 26, Councilors heard a presentation from Interim Town Administrator Susan Hickey on four budget scenarios she was asked to create.
Interim Town Administrator, Chief Financial Officer and acting Human Resources Director Susan Hickey will drop two of her three hats this week in order to concentrate on crafting a budget. The town has contracted with Municipal Resources Inc. (MRI) to provide Town Administrator services until the position is filled, and has also hired a part-time
The Derry Cooperative School District budget and warrant articles will go to voters on March 8 essentially unchanged after several challenges during a three-hour School District Meeting Saturday at West Running Brook Middle School. Most of the controversy centered around the proposed FY 16-17 budget of $81,787,588, an increase of $1,655,475 over last year’s budget.