Monday, March 2, 2009

Attendance: Chairman Janet Brunwin, Sally Huyser, Eric Gallant, Stephen Squinto

Visitors: Dr. John Brady, William Blake, Jack Levine

Chairman Brunwin called the special meeting of the Board of Finance to order at 7:00 p.m. The meeting was held in the Conference Room of the Bethany Town Hall. Dr. John Brady, Superintendent of Amity gave a power point presentation on the budget for fiscal year 2009-10. The total recommended budget for this year is $42,141,265 of which Bethany would pay 21.259% an additional 3.2% or $8,656,535. The percentage increase to Bethany is larger than last year due to an increase in student enrollment from Bethany.

Dr. Brady gave the Board an overview of the achievements and rankings of Amity students as they compare to students in other towns in the State of Connecticut.

There were no questions following his presentation.

The Board of Finance thanked Dr. Brady and the Board of Education for a responsible job in preparing this year’s budget.

Adjournment was called at 8:05 p.m. following a motion by Huyser and seconded by Brinton Jr.

Respectfully submitted,

June G. Riley
Clerk, Board of Finance