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Monroe Budget Approved On Fourth Ballot

Monroe First Selectman Steve Vavrek
Monroe First Selectman Steve Vavrek Photo Credit: Contributed

MONROE, Conn. -- After its first referendum on Tuesday, Monroe’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year passed, according to CT Post.com

The $85.1 million budget won by 76 votes, with 1,380-1,304, with three rejected ballots, according to CT Post.com

The budget represents a 1.22 percent increase in spending, with schools receiving $54.6 million. This is an increase of 1.55 percent from this year, CT Post.com reported.

The budget includes a 1.57 percent tax increase for the 2016-17 fiscal year, CT Post.com reported.

This year’s tax increase was 2.28 percent, CT Post.com reported.

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