Region 15 Budget Passes

The majority of voters in both towns supported the school budget.

The 2012-13 Region 15 Budget, at $60,251,578, was approved by Middlebury and Southbury voters tonight, at the Wednesday, May 2, referendum.

The now approved budget features no increase over the 2011-12 approved budget.

Middlebury's Numbers

  • Yes: 515
  • No: 445
  • Total Voted: 960
  • Total Voters on the List: 5,132
  • Voter turnout: 18.7 percent

Southbury's Numbers

  • Yes: 1,897
  • No: 468
  • Total Voted: 2,365
  • Voter Turnout: Nearly 18 percent

District Wide Total

  • Yes: 2,412
  • No: 913

Southbury poll moderator Fay Deforest said she was pleased with the turnout.

“It was really beyond what I was expecting,” said Deforest. “There was a heavy stream of people all day, everyone was very enthusiastic, it was wonderful to see.”


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