Whitman: Town Meeting Approves $1.7 million Prop 2 1/2 Override Request

Voters in Whitman were able to conduct Annual Town Meeting business in one night. More than 250 residents participated, approving the town’s fiscal 2017 budget of $29.6 million.

According to Town Administrator Frank Lynam, his deal with the town drew some discussion at Town Meeting. With the new contract, Lynam will see his annual salary increase up to $115,000. A vote was also taken on Whitman’s portion of a $3 million dollar school district override.

Hanson also approved an override article for $1.3 million. Residents in both towns will now vote on a Prop 2 ½ override ballot question on May 21st.

 


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About Kevin Tocci

Kevin Tocci is a Brockton area reporter, news anchor and host of Monday Night Talk which airs on Monday nights at 6:15 p.m. on 95.9FM WATD.