Boston’s General Fund spending has grown by $1.19B or 49.0% from FY11 through the recently approved FY21 budget. Over the same period the Police budget grew by $128.4M or 46.6%, from $275.8M to $404.2M.
Category: Bureau Updates
The current pandemic has raised important questions regarding transportation, pedestrian safety and the changing nature of work in Boston.
Strong growth in existing property value and even greater growth from new building construction and property tax status changes, have combined to increase Boston’s total taxable value by 7% in FY20.
The first comprehensive district review of the Boston Public School system by the State’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) is underway.