MEDIA RELEASE: April 15, 2016, Southbury, CT
Absentee Ballots Available for School and Town Budget Referendum
Absentee ballots will be available starting April 15th at the Southbury Town Clerk’s Office for the Town of Southbury 2016-2017 Budget and the Pomperaug Regional School District #15 2016-2017 Budget for the referendum being held on May 4, 2016. Registered electors of the Town or United States Citizens, who are eighteen years or older, and own taxable property assessed at $1,000.00 or more on the October 1, 2015 Grand List, can vote in this referendum. Ballots cannot be mailed to you for this type of referendum.
Please remember that obtaining an absentee ballot is a two-step process; first, you must complete an application and it must be verified by this office, and second, an absentee ballot is issued. Absentee ballots must be given to the applicant in person or to the applicant’s designee. Ballots must be returned to this office before the close of polls, 8:00 p.m., on the day of the referendum.
Application forms can be picked up from this office or downloaded from the Town of Southbury website at www.southbury-ct.org/absenteeballots - click on absentee ballot application for a referendum.
This referendum will have two (2) questions on it. The first question will be the municipal budget only; the second question will be the Pomperaug Regional School District #15 Budget. The questions will be:
QUESTION # 1
“Shall the Town of Southbury appropriate $21,216,417 for the municipal budget and approve the Special Revenue Funds appropriations for the fiscal year July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017?”
QUESTION # 2
“Shall the proposed 2016 - 2017 Budget of the Pomperaug Regional School District #15 in the amount of $66,949,335 be adopted?”
The Town Clerk’s office is located in the Southbury Town Hall, 501 Main Street South, and is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday; phone 203-262-0657.
Contact: Virginia M. Salisbury, CMC
Southbury Town Clerk