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Darien Finance Board Approves Budget For 2016-17 Fiscal Year

The Darien Board of Finance approved its budgets for the 2016-17 fiscal year.
The Darien Board of Finance approved its budgets for the 2016-17 fiscal year. Photo Credit: File

DARIEN, Conn. -- The Board of Finance unanimously approved a budget of about $141.4 million for the upcoming fiscal year, according to Darien Times.

Darien's approved town budget increased 0.45 percent to about $30.5 million, the Darien Times said.

The mill rate will increase by 2.5 percent to 15.75 for te 2016-17 fiscal year, which starts July 1, Darien Times reported.

The approved board of education budget is about $93.8 million, which includes the deferment of capital projects to expand the cafeteria at Darien High School, said the Darien Times.

Final approval now rests with the Representative Town Meeting, which is expected to set the mill rate and vote on the budgets May 9, the Darien Times reported.

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