Finance Committee

Fin Comm 2014 jan1The Finance Committee is made up of Council members assigned by the Council Chair. The Committee is responsible for creating and overseeing the FRCOG annual operating budget and related functions.

Finance Committee Members:

  • Lynn Sibley, Chair; Whately Representative

  • Kevin Fox, Clerk;  Colrain Representative,

  • John O’ Rourke, Vice Chair; Conway Representative

  • Ellen McKay, Leverett Representative

  • Michele Giarusso, Leyden Representative

  • Jay DiPucchio, Regional Representative

  • Kayce Warren, Ashfield Representative

For upcoming meeting agenda, click on name of meeting next to date and time to the right.


FY21 Budget Development

Budget development has begun for FY21!  The FRCOG Finance Committee and Council use the The FRCOG Fiscal Review to closely examine the agency’s FY19 budget, to highlight any significant changes in the current (FY20) budget, and to project programmatic and financial conditions and needs as they begin drafting the budget for the FY21. That budget-building document can be found at the following link:

Fiscal Review for FY21 Budget Development

The FRCOG Council will vote on the budget recommended by the Finance Committee on January 30, 2020, at 5:30 p.m.

FY20 Budget Adopted

After months of working with FRCOG Finance Department staff assessing programmatic, agency-wide, and town needs, the Finance Committee recommended the FY20 budget to the Council on January 24, 2019. That night the Council adopted the the budget making it the plan of record for the coming year. Fiscal year 2020 began July 1, 2019. The adopted budget and the Fiscal Review for FY20 Budget Development can be found below, along with the FRCOG Program Updates, which includes a section summarizing the committee’s budget presentation.

FY20 Approved Budget

Fiscal Review for FY20 Budget Development

FRCOG Program Updates with Budget Presentation Summary, Winter 2019


Meeting Minutes and Budget Materials

October, 2019
September, 2019
July, 2019
January, 2019
December, 2018
October 18, 2018
October 4, 2018
July, 2018
March, 2018
January, 2018
FY19 Annual Operating Budget
FY19 Budget Notes
FRCOG Fiscal and Program Review, FY19
November, 2017 (Joint Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting)
September, 2017
July, 2017
June, 2017
March, 2017
January, 2017
December 15, 2016
December 1, 2016 (Joint Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting)
October, 2016
September, 2016
June, 2016
January 28, 2016
January 7, 2016
December, 2015
October, 2015
July, 2015
May, 2015
January 14, 2015
January 7, 2015