MEDIA RELEASE: April 12, 2017, Southbury, CT
Absentee Ballots Available for School and Town Budget Referendum
Absentee ballots are available at the Southbury Town Clerk’s Office for the Town of Southbury 2017-2018 Budget and the Pomperaug Regional School District #15 2017-2018 Budget for the referendum being held on May 3, 2017. 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, 2016 Grand List, can vote in this referendum. Ballots cannot be mailed for a referendum.
Once the application is received and verified by the Town Clerk’s office a ballot will be 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.
Referendum applications are available at the Town Clerk’s office or can be downloaded from the Town of Southbury website at www.southbury-ct.org or the Secretary of State’s website at
This referendum has two questions. The first question will be the municipal budget only; the second question will be the Pomperaug Regional School District #15 Budget. The questions are:
QUESTION # 1
“Shall the Town of Southbury appropriate $21,672,409 for the municipal budget and approve the Special Revenue Funds appropriations for the fiscal year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018?”
QUESTION # 2
“Shall the proposed 2017-2018 Budget of the Pomperaug Regional School District #15 in the amount of $67,476,333 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: Lynn S. Dwyer, CCTC
Southbury Town Clerk