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Proposed Budget In Danbury Keeps Taxes Low With 1 Percent Increase

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton said the 2016-17 budget keeps increases low while at the same time preserves jobs and city services.
Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton said the 2016-17 budget keeps increases low while at the same time preserves jobs and city services. Photo Credit: File

DANBURY, Conn. -- The proposed 2016-17 budget for Danbury keeps spending increases low at about two percent for salaries and wages, while making sure there are no layoffs or cuts in services to residents, according to WLAD.

Mayor Mark Boughton, who presented the budget to the City Council Monday, said the tax increase translates to about $60 a year more for homeowners, said WLAD.

The overall budget is $244.1 million, with the education budget increased $2.2 million over last year to $126 million, added WLAD.

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