continued Kotary said he think it might be time for the town to take a hard look at its services, mentioning the amount of paving the Highway Department does every year.
“There are certain areas one could argue we over service the public,” Kotary said.
Messina countered that the town has already trimmed the fat through measures like increasing fees, doing less paving and keeping vehicles on the road for longer.
Mood at the meeting was cordial, though at this juncture there are no line-by-line cuts on the table. It was promised that the next workshop would see some discussion on specific areas.
“I’m also at the point where we’ve got a lot of information. … If we can get this to a place where the numbers look different, maybe we can close this,” Hennessey said.