The budget shall provide a complete financial plan of Town funds and activities, including the budget adopted by the School Committee for the ensuing year. Except for the school budget or as may be required by statute or by the Charter, the budget shall be in the form that the Town Manager deems desirable or the Select Board may require.
Not less than 10 days before the end of the calendar year or not less than 90 days before the date of the start of the Annual Town Meeting, whichever is later, the Town Manager shall submit to the Select Board and file with the Advisory Finance Committee and Capital Expenditures Planning Committee a proposed budget for the ensuing fiscal year, with an accompanying budget message and supporting documents. The proposed budget shall be available on the Town Clerk’s web site, the Town web site and any other location chosen by the Town Clerk within 7 days of submission. Additional copies of the proposed budget shall be available in the Office of the Town Clerk.