The budget reflects a decrease of more than $100,000 from this year's budget. Local officials attributed the bulk of the reduction to a change in waste management.
The sale of a town-owned property provided the town $253,000 to distribute among Fairfield's police, fire and public works departments. That money will replenish capitol reserve accounts that are underfunded.
A few dozen residents attended the meeting to approve the 40 items items on the warrant.