Current Budget Process

  1. Budget Timeline
  2. Proposed Budget Workshop Documents
  3. Accepted Budget

This is a tentative list that guides the Town of Orono’s FY23 Municipal Budget Process.  The workshops and meetings that are highlighted generally begin at 5:00PM are open for the public to attend.  Please note that this list is subject to change and will likely be updated to reflect the Council meeting schedule that will be established after the Annual Municipal Election in March, 2022.  Please direct any questions or concerns about this process to the Town Manager, Sophie Wilson, at swilson@orono.org or by calling (207) 889-6905.

 

  • February 18, 2022                 Budget Workbooks Distributed to Department Heads
  • March 18, 2022                      Departmental Draft Budgets Due to Town Manager              
  • March 25, 2022                      Department Heads Finalized Budget Notes Due
  • March 28, 2022                      Finance Committee Discussion about Council’s Budget Priorities
  • April 1, 2022                          Dept Head Finalized Budget w/Updated OMRs
  • April 10, 2022                        Manager Finalizes Budget
  • April 14, 2022                        Budget Formatted and Printed (NO CHANGES)
  • April 25, 2022                        Budget Workbooks Distributed to Councilors and Posted Online
  • May 5, 2022                           Council Budget Workshop (At Finance & Operations Committee Meeting)
            • Overview
            • Revenue Projections
            • Multi-Department Cost Centers
  • May 9, 2022                           POSTPONED - General Government
  • May 16, 2022                         Council Budget Workshop
            • Departmental Operating & Capital Plan Review
              1. Community Development
                • Code Enforcement
                • Planning
                • Economic Development (TIF)
                • Assessing
                • Parks & Recreation
              2. Library

 

  • May 19, 2022                         Council Budget Workshop 
            • Departmental Operating & Capital Plan Review
              • Public Works
                • General & Winter Maintenance
                • Solid Waste
                • Town Garage
                • Cemeteries
                • Facilities
              • WPCF
  • May 23, 2022                         Council Budget Workshop
            • Departmental Operating & Capital Plan Review
              • Public Safety
              • Police
              • Fire/EMS/HazMat
  • June 2, 2022                           Council Budget Workshop 
            • Departmental Operating & Capital Plan Review
            • Council
            • General Government
              • Town Manager
              • Finance
              • Insurances, Debt, & Other
              • Town Clerk
              • General Assistance
              • Elections
              • IT/GIS
  • June 6, 2022                         Council Budget Workshop (Part of Finance Committee Meeting) 
            • Council Review/Discussion of Municipal Budget
  • June 13, 2022                         Council Public Hearing on FY2023 Budget
  • June 20, 2022                         Final Budget Review (At Finance & Operations Committee Meeting)
  • June 27, 2022                         Council Budget Adoption  (Special Meeting)