LAFAYETTE — The Township Committee passed the 2014 municipal budget at its April 15 meeting.
Prior to the vote, the committee held a public hearing, giving residents a chance to voice their opinion on the $896,034 spending plan. The 2014 budget results in a $16,723 increase over the 2013 budget.
According to township officials, Lafayette has the highest assessments n homes in Sussex County.
Before passing the budget, the committee put 3.5 percent of last year’s total appropriations, which came to a total of $41,088, for the township to put aside for emergencies.