Op Ed

OpEd: RTM Budget Cuts: The Right Message

On May 9, a remarkable thing happened at the Greenwich Representative town Meeting (RTM). The body voted to actually delete funds from the proposed 2016-2017 increased expenditures that were approved by the Board of Estimate and Taxation (BET). When considering a town budget of approximately $500 million (a total spending increase of 9.8 percent over 2015-2016, by the way), the RTM deletions were minimal. read more...