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Wakefield council passes budget


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WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield City Council voted Monday evening to approve a 2020-21 budget of more than $4.6 million for the fiscal year beginning on July 1.

Budget details show that $1,115,453 in general budget costs are expected in categories such as office staff remuneration, law enforcement, fire protection, building and grounds maintenance, elections, planning and development, parks and recreation, campground, inventory and billing, and a contingency fund for expenses “not anticipated in the budget process.”

Finally, a sub-category for miscellaneous pu...