Division of Local Services Senior Deputy Commissioner Sean Cronin speaks with members of the Small Town Administrators of Massachusetts during a webinar on May 5.

The Small Town Administrators of Massachusetts hosted a Zoom meeting with Division of Local Services Senior Deputy Commissioner Sean Cronin on May 5.

During the hour-long session, Cronin answered questions posed by participants, which included more than 130 town administrators, select board members and town finance committee members. Questions ranged from postponing town meeting and the implications for town budgets, to the COVID emergency’s impact on state revenue and what the fiscal 2021 state budget might look like.

Cronin referenced the resources available through the COVID-19 area on the state website. Local officials with urgent finance questions related to COVID-19 can send an email to COVID19DLS@dor.state.ma.us.