2020-2021 Annual Budget Process
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 2020-21 Annual Budget (July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 or FY2021). 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 2019-2020 Annual Budget web page.
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 and please make sure to see the revision history at the end of the document. 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 28, 2020 at 9:30 am in Fairfield Ludlowe High School's Auditorium. Check the Town Meetings Calendar for last minute time or location changes.
The Board of Selectmen will deliberate on the budget on Monday, March 9, 2020 at 9:00 am. The Board of Finance will deliberate on Monday, March 30, 2020 at 7:30 pm at 501 Kings Highway East, Seminar Room 295 A&B. There will be no public comment at these sessions. Check the Town Meetings Calendar for last minute time or location changes.
The annual budget is voted on by four Town bodies. The voting dates for 2020 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 2020-2021 town budget process:
Listing files in '2020-2021 Handouts'
Use this dropdown box to see all documents related to the 2020-2021 budget process:
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