The town and school budgets have been prepared and are awaiting two important upcoming dates.
The proposed and
Fiscal year '12-'13 begins July 1, 2012 and ends June 30, 2013.
A is scheduled for tonight, Wednesday, April 4 at 7pm at in the auditorium. This will be organized and run by the town's Board of Finance who will take questions and comments from the public regarding the two budgets.
Just prior to the public hearing, the Board of Selectmen (who normally meet at 7pm) will hold their meeting at 6:30pm.
Following the public hearing, the town will hold an on May 2 at 7pm at town hall (this is a town charter requirement prior to moving a budget to referendum vote.)
The big date is the . That will be held on Wednesday, May 9 at town hall from 6am to 8pm. The town and school budgets will be separate questions. All registered voters and electors shall vote in one place - the Green Room (downstairs) at town hall.
As the referendum vote nears, look to Patch for information on the availability of absentee ballots.
Results of the budget referendum vote will be announced at town hall immediately following the close of the voting (8pm) and will be posted on Patch as soon as they are made available.