Did you know the amount of money required to operate Lynnfield has “increased 43%” in the past 10 years?
Did you know our school population has “increased by 5%” over the last 10 years?
Did you know Lynnfield’s population “has grown 8% ” since the year 2000?
For more details, review the charts below for financial and population numbers:
|FISCAL YEAR||TOTAL DOLLARS TO OPERATE TOWN
(Total Tax Levy)
|*All data from Lynnfield Board of Assessors Office|
|Year /Growth||Lynnfield Population||Source:|
|2000||11366||2000 US Census|
|2010||11542||Lynnfield Town Clerk Office|
|2013||*12294||Lynnfield Town Clerk Office|
*Lynnfield housing starts continue to average 10 per year (including tear downs), per Lynnfield Town Assessor’s Office. Based on this information, we are assuming a good portion of this growth is due to Lynnfield Commons, and Market Street Apartments .
|Year/Growth||Lynnfield School Population||Source:|
|2012 – 2013 K-12||2155||Superintendent’s Office|
*Information updated based on academic year 2004-2005.
Based on this information, are you satisfied with our town budget being aligned with our school and residential population growth? As a resident and taxpayer of Lynnfield, what are your thoughts on our town budget?
Please leave us your comments by clicking on “Comments” posted at the top of his page, under the title.
Come back on Monday for a closer look at your tax dollars……..
Dave Miller and Katy Shea