Now it’s time to vote. After months of deliberation, the Board of Education (BOE) finalized an operating budget for the 2014-15 school year that we believe supports our district priorities and ensures adequate funding for all key curriculum needs. Voting began at the Annual Town Meeting on Tuesday, and residents may participate in “continued voting,” which will take place on Saturday, May 10th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Zellner Gallery, located in the Clune Center at Wilton High School.
As passed by the BOE at a May 1st special meeting, the 2014-15 budget calls for $78,401,125 in spending, which represents a 2.97% increase over current spending levels. That budget increase breaks down as follows: