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2019-2020 Annual Budget 

The Town of Fairfield's budget process begins in January and ends in May.  Below are dates and documents related to the approval of the Fiscal Year 2019-20 Annual Budget (July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020 or FY2020).  The budget  will be approved by the Representative Town Meeting (RTM) in May.

For details on the Board of Education budget please visit the Board of Education's Budget Page.    For general information on the budgeting process please visit our Annual Budget Process Overview web page.  And for details and documents related to last year's budget please visit the 2018-2019 Annual Budget web page.

Hearing Schedules

The Board of Selectmen (BOS) and Board of Finance (BOF) will hold budget separate hearings during the month of March.  The Representative Town Meeting (RTM) will hold budget hearings in April.     Click here to view the Budget Schedule for all three Town bodies.  Check the Town Meetings Calendar for last minute time or location changes.

Public Comment Session

The Board of Finance will hold a Public Comment session on Saturday, March 30th, at 9:30 am at Fairfield Ludlowe High School Auditorium.  Check the Town Meetings Calendar for last minute time or location changes.

Budget Deliberations

The Board of Selectmen will deliberate on the budget on Monday, March 11th beginning at 9:00 am.  The Board of Finance will deliberate on Monday, April 1st at 7:30 pm at 401 Kings Highway East, Seminar Room 295 A&B.  There will be no public comment at any of these sessions.  Check the Town Meetings Calendar for last minute time or location changes.

Vote Dates

The annual budget is voted on by four Town bodies.  The voting dates for 2019 are as follows.  Check the Town Meetings Calendar for time and location:

Most Requested Links and Documents

The following is a list of the most requested links and documents.  Handouts and all other budget documents may be accessed below.   To see all documents from all years please visit the Finance Department's Files and Documents web page and select budget information.


Here are the Budget Handouts related to the 2019-2020 town budget process: 

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All Documents

Use this dropdown box to see all documents related to the 2019-2020 budget process:

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