Personnel and Employee Benefits Data

Town Departments Full Time Employees - FY2021

Total Authorized Full Time Employees
363
Explanation of FTE Changes
Fiscal Year  Number of Full Time Employees Notes 
FY2017 357.6  
FY2018 359 1.2 FTE added to support increased demands in Information Technology
0.2 FTE added to Health Division to increase Public Health Nurse from 0.6 to 0.8
FY2019 359.3 0.3 FTE added to Community Services 
FY2020 363 3.7 FTE transferred from School Department to Town Information Technology
FY2021 363 No changes in FTEs
Salaries as a Percentage of Town Budget
FY2021 FY2020 FY2019 FY2018 FY2017 FY2016 FY2015 FY2014 FY2013 FY2012
31% 32% 32% 33% 32% 34% 35% 36% 36% 37%
Employee/Retiree Benefit Reforms
Other Post Employment Benefits (OPEB) - Retiree Health Insurance 
Increasing retiree share of health insurance premiums
Fiscal Year Savings from Reform
FY2021 $951,054
FY2020 $906,194
FY2019 $769,703
FY2018 $632,938
FY2017 $511,572
Total Savings to date $3,771,461
Employee Health Insurance
Increasing employee share of health insurance premiums
Fiscal Year Savings from Reform
FY2021 $595,703
FY2020 $382,108
FY2019 $160,917
Total Savings to date $1,138,728
Retirement
Current Employee Additional 1% of Pay into the Retirement System
Fiscal Year Savings from Reform
FY2021 $232,000
Total Savings to date $232,000