Bristol Passes Budget
(Bristol, Conn./CBS Connecticut) - Bristol has a budget.
The City Council and Board of Finance approved a spending plan of just over $185.1 million.
Mayor Ken Cockayne says as a result, property taxes will increase by 3.3-percent.
The mayor says the tax increase is due in part to contracts in place prior to his election.
However, Cockayne says the city will now be able to fund full-day kindergartin beginning with the 2014-15 school year, something city officials have had an eye on for several years…
The budget passed on a combine 14-to-1 vote.