The Derry Town Council will continue with its goal to reduce the tax burden, particularly on property owners, but will take a more cautious approach as it crafts its FY 2017 budget. The Council met with Interim Town Administrator and Chief Financial Officer Susan Hickey at its Jan. 5 meeting.
The Town of Derry is holding its own financially. Controller Janice Mobsby gave the first quarterly report of 2016 at the Jan. 5 Town Council meeting.
A longtime town eyesore and safety hazard will be coming down in 2016, with the Town Council deciding the future of the lot after the building is removed. At the Jan. 5 Town Council meeting, Councilors voted unanimously to approve a supplemental appropriation of $150,000 from the Land and Buildings Capital Reserve Fund to tear