On Tuesday, May 15, owners of property assessed at $1,000 or more on the 2011 Grand List are eligible to cast their vote in favor or against the town's $99 million proposed budget.
Here are the basics:
- The town council voted 8-1 to approve the town manager's proposed $98,884,600 budget, an increase of 1.59 percent.
- The largest portion of budgeted town expenditures are for education — 63 percent.
- The smallest portion of budgeted town expenditrues are for capital projects — .34 percent.
- The proposed budget represents an overall increase of 2.8 percent.
- The tax increase for most residents will be less than 4 percent, according to Town Manager Peter Souza - Click here to see what your specific tax increase will be.
- The mill rate used to calculate taxes will drop from 28.03 to 27.95.
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All seven polling places will be open:
District 1 — (599 Matianuck Avenue)
District 2 — (530 Park Avenue)
District 3 — (275 Broad Street)
District 4 — (275 Broad Street)
District 5 — (730 Kennedy Road)
District 6 — (1760 Poquonock Avenue)
District 7 — Rainbow Firehouse (750 Rainbow Road)
Not sure which district you live in? Click here to find out where you should vote.