Budget

Welcome to the online home of the Town of Lexington Budget.

The budget process is one of the most cumbersome yet important tasks that the community faces annually. Prioritizing what is distributed where affects everyone within the community, and it is important that everyone feels enfranchised in an open and collaborative process.

FY2019 Budget Information

FY2019 Town Manager's Preliminary Budget and Financing Plan – 1/22/2018 (White Book)

Financial Summit I - October 5, 2017

Financial Summit II - November 14, 2017

Financial Summit III - December 7, 2017

Financial Summit IV - January 24, 2018

Financial Summit V - February 13, 2018

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FY2019 Budget Calendar

August 2017

  • Issuance of Capital and Operating Budget Guidelines

October 2017

  • Summit I - Financial Indicators & Projections - October 5
  • Discuss Budget Guidelines and Drivers
  • Town Manager Review of Capital Budget requests

November 2017

  • Summit II - Revenue Projection and Allocation - November 14
  • Town Manager Review of Operating Budget Requests     

December 2017

  • Municipal Budget Workshops with Selectmen
  • School Committee Hearings on Budget
  • Summit III - Revenue Allocation - December 7

January 2018

  • Submittal of FY2019 Superintendent's Recommended Budget to SC 
  • Submittal of FY2019 Town Manager's Preliminary Budget to BOS - January 22
  • Summit IV - Review of FY2019 Town Manager's Preliminary Budget - January 24

February 2018

  • Summit V - Comment and Budget Deliberations - February 13
  • Board of Selectmen Vote on the FY2019 Recommended Budget 
  • Budget Decisions and Deliberations Concluded

March 2018

  • FY2019 Recommended Budget submitted to Town Meeting - March 2
  • Municipal Election - March 5
  • Town Meeting Commences - March 26
  • Budget Presentations by Town Manager  and Superintendent
  • Town Meeting Begins Budget Deliberations
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