Kingston, Massachusetts



Finance Committee


Duties and Responsibilities:
The Finance Committee considers and reports on all requests for appropriations made by the different departments of the town, considers all warrant articles to be presented at a town meeting and makes recommendations for action at the town meetings as they deem in the best interests of the town.

Composition of the Finance Committee:
The Finance Committee is composed of seven members. All members are appointed by the Moderator. Individuals interested in serving on the Finance Committee should contact the Chairperson of the Finance Committee for consideration.

Finance Committee Members: Terms
Mary A. MacKinnon, Chairman       2018
Carl L. Pike, Vice Chair  2019
Frederick C. Hughes  2018
Vacancy  2020
Jeffrey P. Keating  2020
Andrew McKenna  2019
Karen A. Joyce  2019



About Property Taxes

Town Budgets


Town Warrant Booklets


Elementary & Intermediate School Budget


Silver Lake Regional School District Budget


Free Cash (amount certified and amount used)






Equipment Article (non-recurring expenses)

FY18-Equipment Article

FY17-Equipment Article

FY16-Equipment Article

FY15-Equipment Article

FY14-Equipment Article


Capital Improvement Plan



Financial Statements

Town Financial Guidelines (Dec 2014)


State Aid

Reserve Fund Transfers

Elizabeth B. Sampson Fund

 About Property Taxes

Debt Service

Debt Service - Payments to Maturity

Credit Rating

Kingston's Historical Credit Ratings

Credit Rating Report - Moody's Sept 2015

Credit Rating Report - S&P Mar 2014

About the Moody's Rating scale

About the Standard & Poor's Rating scale

 Dept. of Revenue Databank