Each week the town spends money approved in the annual budget for everyday expenses and, each week, Wilmington Patch will be running a new feature, highlighting a handful of these expenses for our readers' perusal.
The following is a small sample of who the town paid, how much they paid them, and for what reason. Check back each week for more line items out of the town's budget.
In total, the town cut 243 checks totalling $524,177.53. Here is a look at a few of those payments.VENDOR NAME HOW MUCH THE TOWN SPENT WHAT THE TOWN PURCHASED AK Athletic Equipment Inc. $1,396.00 Wall pads for gym at West Intermediate School Billerica Winwater Works $295.78 Pipe equipment for Water Department Cascade School Supplies, Inc. $17,929.64 Art and school supplies for School Department Flinn Scientific Inc $1,335.48 Supplies for Science Department at High School Flowrite Valve Service, Inc $9,100.00 Replace valves at Brown's Crossing wellfields Follett Educational Services $1,700.48 Science books for School Department H. T. Berry Co Inc $18,492.96 Miscellaneous cleaning supplies for Public Buildings Department Harcros Chemicals $2,725.50 Chemicals for Water Treatment Plants NAPA Genuine Parts Company $781.16 Repair parts for town vehicles Stoneham Motor Co $1,068.05 Repairs parts for maintenance of town vehicles by DPW The Maher Corporation $1,215.00 Pump maintenance and repair parts for Water Department W. B. Mason $1,490.48 Office supplies for town departments