Mayor Craig makes first pass at 2019 municipal budget

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Mayor Joyce Craig runs through her 2019 proposed budget on March 28, 2018. Courtesy Photo

MANCHESTER, NH — Mayor Joyce Craig has begun the 2019 budget process by introducing a proposed $338,596,259 combined municipal budget, which includes $168,181,905 for the school district. Below are remarks by the mayor as she introduced the budget formally, and below that, facts and figures used to create the budget, which Craig described as a “first step” toward reaching a final budget.

As required by charter, this budget adheres to the city’s tax cap. If you want to understand what that means, we would like to direct you to this tax cap tutorial by Laura Aronson, who breaks it all down for you.

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