MANCHESTER — Selectmen meet Tuesday to discuss next year’s budget, proposals for special tax financing district documents and a road opening policy.

They are scheduled to discuss the fiscal year 2011-12 budget and several other items of town business, including:

* tax increment financing, or TIF, documents for a proposed TIF district in town, and schedule a May 4 public hearing to discuss the issue;

* a road opening policy and driveway culvert policy;

* signing up for an upcoming household hazardous waste collection event;

* the Efficiency Maine’s PACE program; and

* a letter from selectmen for the town report.

Selectmen meet at 6 p.m. at the Town Office.

Man shot while eluding police

PORTLAND — Portland police say a 29-year-old Bangor man was shot while eluding officers after they allegedly caught him burglarizing a home.

Jonathan Mitchell was taken to Maine Medical Center with an apparent gunshot wound Sunday morning. He is charged with criminal trespass, operating after revocation, eluding police, theft and reckless conduct with a dangerous weapon.

Police say they were called to a burglary in progress on Allen Avenue at 4:40 a.m. when the suspect fled in his car. Mitchell apparently was shot when police fired during the chase.

Police said Mitchell managed get away, but officers found his unoccupied car at 6:20 a.m. and then found Mitchell inside a nearby apartment.

No officers were injured.

The shooting is being investigated by the Portland Police Department and the attorney general’s office

Compiled from staff and wire reports

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