Board of Finance

Overview

The Board of Finance consists of six members elected for 6-year terms. The Board of Finance has regularly scheduled meetings usually the third Thursday of each month at 7 PM in the Town hall.  Check Events Calendar as regular meeting dates and times may change.

Responsibility

The governance of the Town of Sprague follows directly from the General Statutes of the State of Connecticut. The statutes give the Board of Finance specific responsibility for:
  ● Preparing the Town budget.
  ● Setting the property tax mill rate.
  ● Approving special appropriations and transfers between appropriations.
  ● Determining the method and extent of financial record keeping.
  ● Arranging for the annual audit of the Town accounts.
  ● Publishing the annual Town report.

Mission

The Board of Finance is responsible for the management and measurement of performance and controls that impact the efficient and effective use of tax dollars and other revenues contributed by Town residents and other sources.

Vision

The Sprague Board of Finance is committed to being a leading provider of sound public finance principles and practices that ensure and enhance the delivery of services to Town residents in a responsible and cost effective manner.

Values

  ● Communicate openly and honestly with each other, with Town officials, and with Town residents
  ● Respect for each other, for Town officials, and for Town residents
  ● Encourage high ethical standards
  ● Initiate and utilize best practices
  ● Promote social and civic responsibility

Orientation



Upcoming Meetings & Events (next 30 days)


Resources

Documents

.2017-18 Approved Budget
The Town approved Budget for fiscal year 2017-18

2010-11 Audit Report
Sprague Audited Financial Statements for fiscal year 2010-11

2011-12 Approved Budget
The Town approved Budget for fiscal year 2011-12

2011-12 Audit Report
Sprague Audited Financial Statements for fiscal year 2011-12

2012-13 Approved Budget
The Town approved Budget for fiscal year 2012-13

2013-14 Approved Budget

The Town approved Budget for fiscal year 2013-14

2013-14 Audit Report
Sprague Audited Financial Statements for fiscal year 2013- 2014

2014-15 Approved Budget

The Town approved Budget for fiscal year 2014-15

2014-15 Audit Report
Sprague Audited Financial Statements for fiscal year 2014-15

2015-16 Approved Budget
The Town approved Budget for fiscal year 2015-16

2016-17 Approved Budget
The Town approved Budget for fiscal year 2016-17

A Guide to Town Meetings for Sprague Residents
Questions and Answers about Town Meetings

BOF Policies for FY 2016-17

BoF Public Comment and Public Decorum Policies
The Public Comment Policy of the Board of Finance revised as of October 2016 and the Public Decorum Policy of the Board of Finance affirmed as of October 2016.

Handbook for Connecticut Boards of Finance OCR
The text portion of the Handbook was scanned using OCR and converted for ease of reading. The appendices were not converted.  See the SCANned version for those.

Handbook for Connecticut Boards of Finance SCAN
The complete 1992 version of the Handbook was scanned into a PDF as it is no longer published. The text in the OCR version is easier to read, but does not contain the appendices.

Sprague Grand List 2011
This Grand List affects the fiscal year of 2012-13.

Sprague Grand List 2012
This Grand List affects the fiscal year of 2013-14.