Region One voters OK budget

FALLS VILLAGE — The Region One budget passed a Tuesday, May 7 referendum vote easily, by a total of 274 yes to 63 no votes in the six Region One towns.

The 2024-25 Region One budget calls for a total of $17,690,331, an increase of $658,003 (3.86%).

All six towns voted in favor of the spending plan.

By town:

Canaan/Falls Village’s assessment is up to $1,417,263, an increase of $14,684 (1.05%). Voters approved the budget 32 yes, 6 no votes.

Cornwall’s assessment rose to $1,417,263, an increase of $177,768 (9.62%). Voters approved the budget 39 yes, 10 no.

Kent’s assessment is up to $2,526,911, an increase of $232,735 (10.14%). Kent passed the budget 59 yes, 15 no.

North Canaan’s assessment went down to $5,558,304, a decrease of $144,579 (-2.54%). Voters approved the budget 39 yes, 20 no.

Salisbury’s assessment went up to $4,408,013, an increase of $231,901 (5.55%). Salisbury passed the budget 81 yes, 5 no.

Sharon’s assessment is up to $1,754,954, an increase of $145,492 (9.04%). Voters approved the budget 24 yes, 7 no.

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