North Judson Town Board Discusses Budget, Insurance

North Judson Town Board: Dan Anderson, Wendy Hoppe, Jane Ellen Felchuk, Attorney Cassie Hine and Clerk-Treasurer Connie Miller

The North Judson Town Clerk-Treasurer, Connie Miller, is expected to meet with the Department of Local Government Finance to go over the proposed 2012 budget. Miller told WKVI that the State has allowed the Town to increase its General Fund by 2.9% which will amount to approximately $17,000. The proposed General Fund budget, with the increase, is $618,610. The entire proposed budget, including the General Fund, Local Roads and Streets, Motor Vehicle Highway, Parks, CCI and CCD will total approximately $795,630.

The Board is also reviewing the medical insurance policy for the next year. The Town has its insurance through Anthem and rates will increase 13.5% beginning August 1st. The Board is actively pursuing other rates to keep costs down. The Town has been covered under Anthem for the past several years.

Workman’s Compensation, as a whole, has gone down $8,000.