Purpose: The Budget Coordinating Group coordinates budgeting between the Town Manager, Town Council, School Committee and Regional School Committee, and Library Board of Trustees and ensures that information is shared amongst those entities as the Town Manager develops a budget as required by Charter Section 5.4.
Charge: The BCG shall:
Review the financial condition of the Town, revenue and expenditure forecasts, and other relevant information prepared by the Town Manager
Develop coordinated budget guidelines and calendars
Coordinate the process of budget development
Provide advice to the Town Manager during the development of the annual budget as requested by the Manager