Budget Task Force


The Budget Task Force shall be charged with recommending several scenarios for a five-year, sustainable fiscal plan for the town of Westford. Said fiscal plan shall consider, as an example, alternative revenue sources; overrides and exclusions under proposition 2 ½; cuts in service; contracting out of services, as well as other measures. Said fiscal plan shall include both operational and capital budgets for the town. The committee shall consult with pertinent departments as it formulates its plan.

The Task Force shall present its findings to a joint meeting of the Select Board, Finance Committee, and School Committee by October 1, 2023.

The Task Force shall meet biweekly at a time and place mutually agreeable to its membership. The select board shall reserve the right to continue the task force after its task is complete in order to adjust the plan due to changing circumstances.

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The Town's 2023 Strategic Planning Retreat was held at Kimball Farm (400 Littleton Road) On September 7th, 2023 from 5:00 PM 'til 8:00 PM.

Here is the Strategic Planning Retreat Handout


The Committee's Public Forum was held on July 24, 2023 hybrid at the Millennium School Conference Room and Via Zoom at 7PM. The meeting has ended. Please see link for the Community Forum.

Zoom Link: https://westfordma-gov.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_iqJwVtVSQmi2JuxhmqwXOg

The Presentation for that meeting is linked here: 

July 24, 2023 Budget Task Force Listening Session Presentation


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