NEW FAIRFIELD, Conn. — New Fairfield voters approved the town’s combined budget of $52.4 million on Saturday, with very low turnout, according to the News-Times.
The results, according to the town Facebook page, are:
- Town budget: Passed 774 to 302
- School budget: Passed 744 to 332
- Total number of votes cast: 1,078
The $41.5 million school budget for the next fiscal year is about $134,000 more than this year, according to the News-Times.
The $10.9 million town budget is about $376,000 higher than this year, according to the News-Times, with much of the increase due to the cost of resident state troopers.
Property taxes will rise about 0.53 percent due to the budget increases, the story said.
Click here to read the story at the News-Times website.
Click here to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.