Overtime and staff structure were the main topics at the Town Council’s review of the Fire Department budget, sparking discussions on how safe Derry really is. Fire Chief George Klauber presented the three budgets he is responsible for – Dispatch, Emergency Management and Prevention and Emergency Services – at the Thursday, April 25 budget meeting.
While the formal vote hasn’t been taken and the pros and cons have not been formally discussed, the Taylor Library received a boost at the April 16 Town Council meeting, when five of the seven Councilors expressed support for keeping the library open. The 2014 budget for the town includes no funding for the library,
The Derry Town Council has agreed to put the issue of a retiring Councilor’s gift of an iPad to rest, after Chairman Michael Fairbanks makes one more attempt to retrieve the device. The Council discussed the issue under “old business” at its April 16 meeting, and voted 4-3 for the request to be made. The