Town Administrator Austin J. Cyganiewicz is pleased to share the release of the Fiscal Year 2025 Recommended Budget, presented to the Select Board and Finance Committee on February 1st.
Outlined in the Town Administrator's Transmittal Letter, the Fiscal Year 2025 Recommended Budget emphasizes a focus on maintaining level services. The budget proposal endeavors to sustain and improve the quality of life for all residents of Rutland. It includes provisions for vital services such as public safety, education, infrastructure maintenance, and recreational amenities. Furthermore, it allocates resources for initiatives aimed at promoting economic development and environmental stewardship.
The budget underscores the importance of conservative fiscal stewardship and resource allocation to address immediate needs and long-term goals. It aims to reflect a thoughtful balance between fiscal prudence and strategic investment, ensuring the community's continued prosperity and resilience.
We thank the Select Board, Finance Committee, and all town departments for their valuable input and collaboration throughout the budgetary process.
The next steps of the budget process include a Budget Hearing to be held by the Finance Committee on Monday, February 12th at 6 PM.
For more details regarding the Fiscal Year 2025 Recommended Budget, please refer to the full document available at www.rutlandma.gov/finance.
View the FY2025 Budget Presentation here.