MONROE, Conn. -- Monroe’s Board of Finance has approved an $85 million town budget that will be voted on Tuesday, April 5, by local residents, according to a report by MonroeCourier.com.
The spending plan represents a 1.75 percent increase over the current fiscal year, the MonroeCourier.com reported.
The finance board trimmed the Town Council’s original proposal by about $300,000, citing a reduction in school maintenance costs and other savings, the story said.
According to the town’s website, voting on the budget referendum will take place at the following locations:
- District 1 : Fawn Hollow Elementary School, 345 Fan Hill Road.
- District 2 : Stepney Elementary School, 180 Old Newtown Road.
- District 3 : Monroe Elementary School, 365 Monroe Turnpike.
- District 4 : Masuk High School, 1014 Monroe Turnpike.
Absentee ballots are available at the town clerk’s office, which will be open extra hours on Saturday, April 2, from 9 a.m. to noon to issue those ballots.
Anyone with any questions about their eligibility to vote, can call the Registrar of Voters Office at 203-452-2820.