Brookfield voters have been asked to go to the polls today, Tuesday, May 15, to vote on a $56,769,000 budget for 2012-13. The proposed budget represents a 2.63 percent increase in spending and a 2 percent increase in the mill rate, though, due to the revaluation, two-thirds of resident will not see an increase in their tax bill.
Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. at (HHES) and (BHS). Contact the Registrar of Voters with any questions about the ballot or where to vote.
On a split vote, 2-1, in early March the to the Board of Finance (BOF), who before after .
The BOF also , hoping to gain added information if the first proposal were to fail. The BOS chose to to the Annual Town Meeting, which .
Brookfield residents have weighed in on Brookfield Patch, both in and in our Local Voices section, with blogs , and . Plus, asking residents to support this budget.
Be sure to vote today and check back with Brookfield Patch tonight as the numbers come in.