Board of Finance - East Haddam

  • Town Office Building
    P.O. Box 385
    1 Plains Road
    Moodus, CT 06469
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    Board of Finance

    Board Members:

    William M. DiCristofaro (R) 2021, Chairman
    Todd H. Gelston (R) 2021
    Tracey F. Gionta (R) 2021
    Harvey W. Thomas (D) 2023
    Bruce Dutch (D) 2023
    Joe Corbett (R) 2023

    Staff Contact
    Cynthia R. Varricchio

    1 Plains Road
    P.O. Box 385
    Moodus, CT 06469
    860-873-5025 fax

    The Board of Finance meets the second Monday of every month with the exception of October which is held on the first Monday because of the Columbus Day holiday. Meetings are held in the Municipal Office Complex, 1 Plains Road, Moodus at 7:00 pm.

    During the annual budget process the Board of Finance conducts many budget review meetings, as well as a budget public hearing to provide thorough review and public input on the proposed budgets by the Boards of Selectmen and Education.
    Link to 2019-2020 Budget Process

    The Board of Finance welcomes public attendance at all of their meetings.
    The Board of Finance consists of six elected members and its duties and responsibilities are carried out in accordance with Connecticut State Statutes Chapter 106, Sections 7-340:349.  In accordance with State Statutes the Board is specifically responsible for:

    1. Preparing the town budget.
    2. Setting the property tax rate.
    3. Approving deficiency and special appropriations and transfers between
    4. Determining how town financial records are to be kept.
    5. Arranging for an annual audit of town accounts.
    6. Publishing the annual town report.

    The Board of Finance is responsible for managing the town’s budget, working closely with the Finance Department and other town departments with budget preparation and by monitoring both income and expenses throughout the fiscal year.
    Handbook for Connecticut Boards of Finance