Brookfield residents have sounded off about a proposed $40.8 million school budget and an $18.6 million municipal spending plan. The Board of Finance held a public hearing last night on the proposal. $1.2 million for capital projects and $4 million for debt service has also been presented. Taxes would go up 1.8 percent under the proposal. The annual town meeting will be held May 2nd, with a referendum vote likely to be held May 16th.