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Monroe Sets Vote On $85M Town Budget For April 5

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Monroe municipal offices Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman

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

The spending plan represents a 1.75 percent increase over the current fiscal year, the 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.

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