Making Democracy Work

Town Budget and Affordable Housing Positions

Falmouth Town Budget

Falmouth Town Budget (Consensus 1983)

LWV of Falmouth Supports:

  • Budget which considers future needs and goals
  • Town Meeting warrants which are clear, timely, and complete

LWV of Falmouth Opposes:
  • Bonding used for local operating expenses

Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing (Consensus 1986; updated 1987)

LWV of Falmouth Supports:

  • Local/county government involvement in development of affordable housing
  • Government collaboration with the private sector
  • Changes in zoning to permit affordable housing, provided ecological needs, safety and parking are taken into consideration
  • Use of town-owned lands and structures to provide affordable housing