In looking at the amended town budget, there continue to be salary increases / staffing additions in specific departments: Is now the time to add an Executive Assistant to the Finance Director? Increased salary on page 18 of the amended budget: This includes the recognition of the CIO (formerly funded through the IT department) within the BOS budget, as well as increased salary amount for the Executive Assistant to BOS and TA hired in Feb. 2020. In addition, it should be noted that police salaries will increase based on the new contract. I ncreases in police salary budget line page 9 of amended budget: $241,013 additional due to "Settlement of a contract with Police Superiors and Dispatchers. This is the marginal cost to balance the budget with the current cuts."