Category Archives: FY2011

Protected: FY11 How Councilors Voted

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FY2011 Adopted Budget

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Sustainability is in Vogue

Monday, 31 May 2010 On June 7 the City Council votes on the budget. Taxpayers must speak up to counter the organized pressure for higher spending. Tell the Council “CUT OUR TAXES” Click here for Council Contact information. Sustainability is … Continue reading

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Teacher, Police, Firefighter Pay Details 2010

School teachers average pay $82,800, including benefits. Police officers average pay $76,146, plus benefits, and firefighters $70,721 plus benefits, both total over $90,000. School Average Teacher Salary and Benefits paid out by the city cost taxpayers $82,800 per teacher. In … Continue reading

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APT – Portsmouth Herald Meeting

Tuesday, 11 May 2010 Several members of the APT met with the Portsmouth Herald Editory Board last week to discuss the budget situation in Portsmouth. We had a good meeting, and discussed our recommendation for a 10 percent across the … Continue reading

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APT Asks Council to Limit Salary Increases in New Contracts

Tuesday, 02 March 2010 The Association of Portsmouth Taxpayers submitted a request to the City Council on February 24, 2010 to limit retroactive pay and pay increases in contracts that are yet to be negotiated. Dear, Mayor and Councilors The … Continue reading

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Department Hearings on FY2011 Budget have already begun.

Friday, 05 February 2010 Work continues on developing the City’s budget for Fiscal Year 2011, which begins July 1, 2010. The Police Commission held a public hearing on its proposed budget on Wednesday, Feb. 3. The School Board holds its … Continue reading

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Public Hearing Schedule for FY2011 Budget

Friday, 05 February 2010 Budget season has almost ended in Portsmouth. You still have an opportunity to tell the city councilors that enough is enough. We taxpayers need a break — not another tax increase. All public hearings are in … Continue reading

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