The Long Range Planning Committee is an advisory group to the Town Manager that periodically reviews revenue and expenditure forecasts in the Town’s five year Long Range Plan. Its members discuss the financial impacts of annual increases in Town Departments, the School Department, and other expenditure budgets and of revenue forecast assumptions. Its members track the balance and use of the Town’s Override Stabilization Fund and analyze the timing and size of possible future tax override votes. The membership includes representatives from the Select Board, Finance Committee, School Committee, Capital Planning Committee, the Town Manager, School Superintendent, Town Treasurer/Collector, Town Comptroller, and other staff. The presidents of the Town and School unions are invited to all meetings. The Committee was established in 2004 in preparation for an operating override that year. The Committee meets, as needed, when the budget is being developed each fall and winter.