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.

FY20 Budget Adopted

The FRCOG Finance Department staff began working with the Finance Committee to develop the budget in September 2018. After several months of assessing programmatic, agency-wide, and town needs, the Committee recommended the FY20 budget to the full Council on January 24, 2019. The Council adopted the budget that evening, making it the plan of record for the coming fiscal year, beginning July 1, 2019. The approved budget can be found below, along with the FRCOG Program Updates, which include a section summarizing the budget presentation.

FY20 Approved Budget

FRCOG Program Updates with Budget Presentation Summary, Winter 2019


FY20 Budget Development

Budget development has begun for FY20!  The FRCOG Finance Committee and Council use the The FRCOG Fiscal Review to closely examine the agency’s FY18 budget, to highlight any significant changes in the current (FY19) budget, and to project programmatic and financial conditions and needs as they begin drafting the budget for the FY20. That budget-building document can be found at the following link:

Fiscal Review for FY20 Budget Development


FY19 Budget Adopted

After months of working with FRCOG Finance Department staff, the Finance Committee recommended the FY19 budget to the Council in January 2018. That night the Council adopted the the budget making it the plan of record for the coming year. Fiscal year 2019 begins July 1, 2018. The budget, budget notes, and the more accessible Fiscal and Program Review can all be found below.

FY19 Annual Operating Budget

FY19 Budget Notes

FRCOG Fiscal and Program Review, FY19


Meeting Minutes

September, 2019
July, 2019
January, 2019
December, 2018
October 18, 2018
October 4, 2018
July, 2018
March, 2018
January, 2018
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