(Hour 2a) Derry Town Councilor Mark Osborne gives us his background. Talks about tax rate, municipal budget, and what he hopes to do to reduce the tax rate in Derry, NH. Gives us the make up of the town and economic development and discussing Police and Fire salaries in the two towns.
(Hour 2b)Town council has been given task of reducing budget. Budget of police and fire make up a big portion of a $40 mil budget and caused a jump in municipal tax rate. Mark tells us the things that have come his way in terms of pieces he will make cuts to in the budget. Unions angry with commissioners but residents say keep fighting for lower taxes.