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Brookfield Votes on 2.38 Percent Spending Increase Tuesday [CORRECTION]

Get a copy of the proposed budget before casting your ballot Tuesday.

Brookfield residents and property owners are called to vote on the 2014-15 budgets Tuesday, with polls open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Huckleberry Hill Elementary and Brookfield High School.

The budget put forward by the Board of Finance (BOF) includes $21,822,150 for municipal operations — a 5.3 percent increase in spending — and $38,580,470 allocated for education — an increase of 0.75 percent.

Overall, the proposed budget is a 2.38 percent increase in spending over 2013-14 and a 1.18 percent increase to the mill rate, bringing it from 25.40 to 25.70 if approved.

Download a copy of the budget above before heading to the polls and check back with Brookfield Patch Tuesday night as the results come in.
Tami Doto Coleman May 20, 2014 at 08:27 AM
Aaron, your numbers are completely off base in this article. Per the budget you have posted, the municipal budget is $21,582,470 and the school budget is $38,580,470 for a total Town budget of $60,402,620.
Aaron Boyd May 20, 2014 at 09:05 AM
Thank you, Tami. The original post had the wrong figures for the education budget. It has been corrected.

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