$394,350; $7,595, or 2 percent, more than this year’s $386,755 budget.
The largest increase in the proposed town spending plan is a $10,000 increase in a line item for highway employees.
$296,400; $13,000, or 4.6 percent, more than this year’s $283,400 budget.
The biggest increase in highway spending comes from a $5,000 increase in equipment repair and maintenance.
$1,721,130; $55,634, or 3.3 percent, increase over the current $1,665,496 budget.
The biggest spending increases in the school budget are found under teacher salaries and health benefits, which contain a combined $98,059 worth of additional spending and teacher salaries and health benefits for a new early essential education line section of the budget which accounts for $41,959 of new spending.
Mount Holly has a two-way race for a Select Board seat left vacant by Paul Nevin. Newcomers Tim Martin and Ronald Unterman are competing for the three-year seat.
Voters are called to meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Mount Holly Elementary School for a meeting where articles 2 and 13 on the ballot will be acted on. Voting by Australian ballot will take place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Mount Holly Town Office.MORE IN Town Meeting
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