Town Meetings
From left, Board of Selectmen members Richard Dubow, Michael Kaelin and Deborah McFadden, Board of Education Chair Bruce Likly, Superintendent Kevin Smith and education board member Laura Schwemm at the 2015 Annual Town Meeting. — Christopher Burns photo.

Voters say no, but budget still passes

A majority of residents making comment at last Tuesday’s Annual Town Meeting spoke out against the budget, and the majority of voters on Tuesday and Saturday voted against the budget.

An attendee of Monday’s public hearing looks over the proposed $79,956,024 education budget. (Kendra Baker photo)

Wilton budget passes on a technicality

Although there were more “no” votes cast in the budget vote, the budget will still pass because of low voter turnout.

From left, Board of Selectmen members Richard Dubow, Michael Kaelin and Deborah McFadden, Board of Education Chair Bruce Likly, Superintendent Kevin Smith and education board member Laura Schwemm at the 2015 Annual Town Meeting. — Christopher Burns photo.

Conflicting voices at Annual Town Meeting

The majority of those who made comments at the Annual Town Meeting on Tuesday, May 5, spoke out against at least one of Wilton’s budgets.

Member of the audience looking over the Board of Education budget supergraphic during the 2014 Annual Town Meeting. — Kendra Baker photo

It’s time to vote

This year’s municipal budget hearing lasted barely 15 minutes, just enough time for the members of the Board of Finance to make a presentation.

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