Town must make up for state aid shortfalls

KENT — The Board of Finance in Kent voted to make cuts to the proposed municipal budget in an effort to keep the mill rate increase to a minimum. The vote was taken at a special meeting on Tuesday, April 3.

“The mill rate is higher than we anticipated due to an increase in town spending,” said finance board Chairman Mark Sebetic. 

“This increase in spending is due to a malfunction of the state, not a mismanagement of funds by the town,” he added.

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