Members of the Brookfield Board of Finance (BOF), Board of Selectmen (BOS) and Board of Education (BOE) held a public hearing on the 2013-14 budget Tuesday night, answering questions from the public that largely centered on the proposal to add two School Resource Officers (SROs) to increase overall safety at the schools.
View the videos above for more from the question and answer session.
The BOF will have one more opportunity to adjust the $59,420,000 proposal at a Tuesday, April 16 meeting before the Annual Town Meeting, set for 7:30 p.m. on May 7 in the Brookfield High School (BHS) auditorium.
The BOE will also be making final adjustments before the Annual Meeting, .
Residents in attendance at the Town Meeting will set the date for the referendum, suggested for Tuesday, May 21.
Dig into the proposed 2013-14 budget using this searchable database.