Trumbull may revise its annual budget schedule following a change in state law to give towns a little financial flexibility. The Town Council has on its January agenda a resolution pushing back to March 1 the deadline for First Selectman Vicki Tesoro to submit a budget. The current deadline is February 10. The council could also move back its own deadline to pass a budget from April 30 to May 15.
As part of last year’s bipartisan budget approval, state lawmakers gave municipalities the ability to revise their budget timelines through municipal ordinance. Previously changes to the annual budget schedule could require a charter revision, a lengthy process.