Finance Committee Goals for FY03

Published August 21, 2002 | Finance Committee | Automatically Archived on 6/30/2003

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The Finance Committee is pleased to share with voters and those who provide services to the Town our goals for the current year. We look forward to carrying on the tradition of serving Town Meeting and the voter in the continued betterment of the Town of Sudbury.

  1. Listen to voters. Facilitate views through talking with voters. Understand financial issues that affect citizens.
  2. Communicate with town departments and schools. Facilitate views and the perspectives of the voters to the town departments and schools. Foster constructive communication between Finance Committee liaisons and the town departments and schools throughout the year.
  3. Listen to town departments and schools. During the Finance Committee budget hearing process and through dialogue during the year between Finance Committee liaisons and the Selectmen, Superintendents, Town Manager, and department heads; thoroughly understand the budget. Make recommendations regarding the overall budget within the framework of the Town needs and revenues.
  4. Communicate with voters. Communicate the budget and other financial matters effectively to the voters through the written “Finance Committee Report,” verbal communication at Town Meeting and through the use of video/electronic media. Assist voters in understanding the budget and its implications.