Cumberland Budget up 3%; Council OK’s Natural Gas Plan

March 27th, 2013

CUMBERLAND — The Town Council unanimously approved the fiscal 2014 municipal budget Monday.

Councilors also backed a memorandum of understanding with a company that wants to extend natural gas service to the area.

The budget will increase nearly $263,000, or about 3.2 percent, to $8.4 million. The capital improvements portion accounts for the bulk of the increased spending; the operating side of the municipal budget will increase just half a percent.

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