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Ridgefield Holds Absentee Balloting For Referendum

Ridgefield First Selectman is reminding residents to vote in the annual referendum. Photo Credit: File
Absentee ballots can be cast Saturday at Ridgefield Town Hall. Photo Credit: File

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- Ridgefield residents will have two chances to cast ballots on this year's budget referendum.

Voting will be held from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, in the Yanity Gym, 60 Prospect St.

If you cannot make it to the polls Tuesday, the Ridgefield Town Clerk's office will be open from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 9, for absentee voting.

The ballot has nine questions with a yes or no choice to approve:

  • $46.1 million for the town's proposed budget
  • $86.1 million for the proposed school budget
  • $2.75 million for road repairs
  • $3.7 million to upgrade the public safety radio system
  • $1.4 million for Farmingville walk/bike path
  • $176,500 for a Mack truck
  • $230,000 for a fire department ambulance
  • $415,000 for Annex Building roof replacement, Venus Building elevator repair and Lake Mamanasco improvements
  • $496,976 for school energy conservation measures and technology infrastructure replacement

A sample ballot can be found here on the town of Ridgefield website.

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