How are my taxes spent?

Here is the basic outline and % of the $25,376,613 (Omnibus Budget only) that was voted and appropriated at Town Meeting for fiscal year 2015.

 FY 2015% of TotalFY 2014% of Total

FY 2015

% of Total

FY 2014

% of Total

Schools (not including all insurance/benefit & debt

$15,865,265

62.52%

$15,663,070

63.34%
Debt Service$1,469,576

5.79%

$1,472,136

5.95%
Protection of life and property$1,997,029

7.87%

$1,909,032

7.72%
Insurance & Benefits (includes Building Insurance and new for FY 14 OPEB stabilization)

$2,413,522

9.51%

 

 

$2,257,050


 

9.13%

General Government $1,457,9445.74%$1,462,035

5.91%

Public Works$906,6613.57%

$880,354

3.57%

Library$399,9041.58%$394,3891.6%
Unclassified (Vets, Council on Aging, Recycle etc) $428,580

1.69%

$386,668

1.56%
Recreation$116,850.46%$113,546

.46%

Public Health$126,282

.50%

$128,739

.52%

Reserve Fund

$195,000

.77%

$60,000

.24%