Manchester’s water board anticipates $1.4 million in excess funds

This article by Cherise Madigan originally appeared Jan. 3 in the Manchester Journal.

MANCHESTER — Manchester’s Water Board anticipates an approximately $1.4 million excess of funds stemming from savings in the village’s upcoming water main project, raising a question that may be answered by voters at Town Meeting: how should those funds be utilized?

That question was the largest topic of discussion at Tuesday’s joint meeting of the Manchester Select Board, the Board of Sewer Commissioners, and the Board of Water Commissioners.

The meeting, focusing on the proposed budgets for the water and sewer departments, was relatively uncontentious with a large focus on upcoming capital projects on Main Street and Depot Street.

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