2019-2020 Annual Budget
3/4/2019 Board of Selectmen Budget Hearings will begin at 11:00 am on Monday, March 4th.
NOTE: New this Year - the Board of Selectmen and Board of Finance will hold SEPARATE budget hearings. See dates and details below.
The Town of Fairfield's budget process begins in January and ends in May. Below are dates and documents related to the approval of the Fiscal Year 2019-20 Annual Budget (July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020 or FY2020). The budget will be approved by the Representative Town Meeting (RTM) in May.
For details on the Board of Education budget please visit the Board of Education's Budget Page. For general information on the budgeting process please visit our Annual Budget Process Overview web page. And for details and documents related to last year's budget please visit the 2018-2019 Annual Budget web page.
The Board of Selectmen (BOS) and Board of Finance (BOF) will hold budget separate hearings during the month of March. The Representative Town Meeting (RTM) will hold budget hearings in April. Click here to view the Budget Schedule for all three Town bodies. Check the Town Meetings Calendar for last minute time or location changes.
Public Comment Session
The Board of Finance will hold a Public Comment session on Saturday, March 30th, at 9:30 am at Fairfield Ludlowe High School Auditorium. Check the Town Meetings Calendar for last minute time or location changes.
The Board of Selectmen will deliberate on the budget on Monday, March 11th beginning at 9:00 am. The Board of Finance will deliberate on Monday, April 1st at 7:30 pm at 401 Kings Highway East, Seminar Room 295 A&B. There will be no public comment at any of these sessions. Check the Town Meetings Calendar for last minute time or location changes.
The annual budget is voted on by four Town bodies. The voting dates for 2019 are as follows. Check the Town Meetings Calendar for time and location:
Most Requested Links and Documents
The following is a list of the most requested links and documents. Handouts and all other budget documents may be accessed below. To see all documents from all years please visit the Finance Department's Files and Documents web page and select budget information.
Here are the Budget Handouts related to the 2019-2020 town budget process:
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Union Contract Negotiation Timing by Fiscal year
Tax Sale Information for FY2013 Tax Sale
State Revenue FY2019 and FY2020
State Reimbursement for Exempt Totally Disabled
Salary Change - Updated Using Revised FY19 vs. FY20
Reval Work Projected by Year
Expense History for Reval - October 1, 2015
Registrar of Voters Operational Expenses FY11 - FY18
Reduction of Benefits per New PETA CBA
Recycling Expense FY2020 Updated
Recreation Revolving Fund - Oct. 1, 2018
Purchasing Part-time Administrative Support
Pension Valuation Town Plan July 1, 2018
Pension Valuation Police-Fire Plan Preliminary Updated ADEC as of January 11, 2019
Pension Valuation Police-Fire Plan July 1, 2018
OPEB Valuation July 1, 2016
Miscellaneous Contingency Expense History
Investment Dividend and Interest Projection FY20
Internal Service Fund for June 30, 2018 and projected for June 30, 2019 and June 30, 2020
Health Insurance Renewal based on experience through January 2019
Grand List Growth Detail for FY2020
Grand List Growth and Budget for FY2015 through FY2020
FY2020 Proposed Budget with Text
FY2020 Proposed Budget vs. FY2019 Revised Budget
FY19 Year-to-Date Revenue Report as of December 31, 2018
FY19 Year-to-Date Expenditure Report as of December 31, 2018
Fund Balance for Aaa Municipalities - 2018
Fund Balance Projection FY20
Fund Balance for FY19 with projected Positive Variance
Fund Balance Contribution Budgeted FY15 - FY19
DPW Heavy Equipment Information
DPW - FY20 Paving by Street
DPW - FY19 Paving by Street
Department Head Cost Share Schedule of Neighboring Towns
CONTROL - FY20 Board of Selectmen Recommended Budget
Compensation Review - First Selectman, Selectmen, Department Heads
Board of Education Budget Information for BOS March 4, 2019
Board of Selectmen Adjustments to FY20 Proposed Budget and Support Schedules
Board of Finance Transfer to Debt Service Fund 10/02/2018
Board of Education - FY19 Offsets to Salary Expense
BAA Decisions Schedule - In Progress as of March 15, 2019
BAA Decisions Schedule - Real Estate Completed as of March 15, 2019
BAA Decisions Schedule - Motor Vehicle and Personal Property Completed as of March 15, 2019
1571 Stratfield Road Updated Assessment Information
Use this dropdown box to see all documents related to the 2019-2020 budget process:
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